The super-famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railway was opened in 1880 to carry tea for export. It’s narrow 2′ guage is also super-famous. Wiki Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Here comes the steam engine!
Fill ‘er up!
The engineer’s stuff
The carriage was modern. The 10:00 train is for tourists
They had these perfect elasticated GPS holders on the back of the seats, a nice touch. I was the only one using it though
At Ghum, the turnaround point. We wait here for 30 minutes
The main event. Was epic!
The famous spiral that gains the train elevation. The messy part of the track is me walking around as they let us out here for a few minutes
I have a lady friend in Vancouver who did this recently and said it was boring! Whoa! That’s why they don’t give little girls train sets for Christmas.
The Wiki link at the top is worth a quick scan.