Smoke emitting from a steam engine, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India

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Smoke emitting from a steam engine, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
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The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, nicknamed the Toy Train, is a 2 ft gauge narrow-gauge railway from Siliguri to Darjeeling in West Bengal, run by the Indian Railways. It was built between 1879 and 1881 and is about 86 km long. The elevation level is from about 100 m at Siliguri to about 2,200 m at Darjeeling. It is still powered by a steam engine.
Location: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India