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Shimla Railway Station

 

Once the summer capital of the British, Shimla is the capital of the North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is one of popular hill stations of India and visited by common travellers and adventure seekers alike round the year. Set at an average height of 2,200 metre, Shimla is flanked by lofty hills and dense forests of oak, pine, fur and rhododendron. Bestowed with a diversified landscape, the hill resort is spread along a 12 kms long ridge, overlooking splendid terraced hill sides. Its snow capped mountains, shimmering torrents, quaint surroundings and soothing climate, make Shimla a hotspot for vacationers. Besides, the elegant streets and colonial buildings narrate the tales of the bygone era and add more charm to the hill station. Shimla is also a famous base for adventure sports such as skiing, trekking, golf and angling (fishing).

Shimla Railway Station

Station Code SML

Arrival and Departure Enquiry 0177 - 2652915

Reservation Enquiry   131, 0177 - 2652915

Station Details Shimla railway station is the main rail head of the hill resort. The railway station is under the administrative control of the Northern Railways. Shimla railway station is connected by a narrow gauge railway line to Kalka (90 kms). The toy trains run on the Shimla Kalka railway line. A journey on the toy train is a thrilling experience and en-route travelers get a wonderful chance to enjoy the breathtaking scenery around. Shivalik Express and Shimla Mail are two main trains running between Shimla and Kalka. Shimla Bus stand is just a few minutes walk from the railway station. Plenty of accommodation options are available close to the railway station.

Amenities Shimla railway station is equipped with passenger amenities like waiting room, retiring room, computerized reservation office, refreshment room (vegetarian and non vegetarian), tea stall, book stall and G.R.P office.

Distances of major landmarks Airport (23 km at Jabbalhatti), Himachal State Museum (0.5 km), Observatory House (0.5 km),  Mall Road (3.5 km), St Michaels Cathedral (3.5 km), The Ridge (6.5 km), Scandal Point (6.5 km),Tara Devi Temple (7 km), Kufri (22 km), Chail (30 km), Kalka (90 km).

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