A range of kits chosen with the assistance of Kalka-Shimla Railway enthusiasts to give the best possible representation of standard Kalka-Shimla Railway trains
4mm scale kits can be produced if required
|Sides with separate shutters, ends, roof,
floor and bogies
Wheels and Bearings available
|The Kalka-Shimla Railway is a 2' 6"
(762 mm) narrow gauge railway in North-West India travelling along a mostly
mountainous route from Kalka to Shimla. It is known for breathtaking views
of the hills and surrounding villages, and for having the greatest incline
over its 96km stretch.
The Kalka-Shimla Railway was built to connect Shimla, the summer capital of India during the British Raj, with the Indian rail system. Now, Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh and Kalka is a town in the Panchkula district of Haryana.
Spectacular scenery along the whole route, and the marvels of its construction, keeps the traveller on this line spell bound. On leaving Kalka, 656 meters (2,152') above sea level, the railway enters the foothills and immediately commences its climb.
For about a week starting on September 11, 2007, an expert team from UNESCO was on a visit to the railway to review and inspect the railway for possible selection as a World Heritage Site. On July 7th 2008, the Kalka-Shimla Railway was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of the World Heritage Site Mountain Railways of India.