Kalka Shimla Train fare and Booking Procedure
Shimla Kalka Passenger :-
This coach is ordinary category passenger train.This is the oldest and regular train to Shimla. It takes longer time as compare to other trains. It takes 5 hours and 20 minutes to reach Shimla. It stops at almost every station on the way. All the Bogies of this train are not first class, there are also passenger bogies on this train. First class fare is INR 280.
Himalayan queen offers bigger windows for views and soften seats. A newly improvement which has implemented to convert the generic power supply to the solar power. It is first train of India with such kind of arrangements. Bogies having Chair Car category of seating arrangment fare costing Rs 255 for this.
Shiwalik Deluxe Express
It is luxury train of the Kalka Shimla railways. This train have no refreshment stop as food served inside the train. Creamy red colour of coaches give you an idea uniqueness of this train. Shiwalik express offers the facilities like carpet flooring, soft seats, larger window dimensions and luxurious ambience. Fare for this Chair car is highest INR 415
Shimla Kalka Express:-
This Express train categories are passenger, second seating and first class. Passenger class trains serve facilities like ordinary wooden chairs, regular window, attached toilet.. The first class cost INR 290 as fare charges. Second class seating can be booked online.
Rail motor a small rail car with seating arrangement of fourteen people. This rail car used to be the personal vehicle for the viceroy of India. It is also associated with Indian independence movement as it carried Indian Ministers, Freedom fighters and Democrats used to travel to the Shimla by this train during that time. It is roofed with transparent glass. Satellite television is also available. All the seats first class and fare is Rs. 315
Note :- Fare we have shown here is for approximate idea exact fare can be seen using IRCTC website
Shimla Toy Train Booking
Kalka Shimla toy train can be booked using the online booking system of Indian railways through the web site of IRCTC. Traveler should remember that online system for booking Kalka Shimla toy train begins one month before the journey date. You can not book this train before 30 days from travel date.
At the time of long holidays, Republic day holidays, Independence day holidays, Summer Holidays, Dussura and even during Diwali the toy has noted to get rushed. It is highly recommended to the traveller get their tickets done on the very first day when system opens as it could be difficult to get a ticket through this system if delay occurs.
Toy trains can be booked by two ways travellers can directly book it from IRCTC booking system or by other websites like Clear Trip, Yatra and Make my trip provides railway booking systems. These portal however charges their fee and fare gets a little higher as compared to IRCTC booking system.
Booking Train by IRCTC
Step One :- Log into the website of IRCTC. IRCTC website is https://www.irctc.co.in.
Step Two :- Please generate a IRCTC login ID using sign up button. If you already have log in ID and Password than you can proceed to next step.
Step Three :- Please Insert the log In ID and Password and sign in.
Step Four :- Click on the link “Plan My Journey” inside your account.
Step Five :- Insert station code KLK for Kalka and SML for Simla also select you travel date and submit.
Step Six :- After clicking the submit button system would show you available train and classes. You can book you train
If you are booking toy train by Portals like clear trip, Yatra and Make My Trip. Than you do not need to create a log in, you can search directly. In some of portal website would collect your email ID. It could also notify to select class for travel like first class, chair car and sleeper class.