Him Darshan Express Train : Indian Railways Introduces 7-coach Vistadome Train on Kalka-Shimla route
Indian Railways has started the Him Darshan Express on 15 December 2019. The train will run between Kalka and Shimla. There are mirrors on the roof of this new train, from which passengers will be able to take a special view of the Shimla plaintiffs from the moving train on the mountain. The ‘Him Darshan Express’ has six modern and self-conditioned first class Vistadome coaches.
|Him Darshan Express Train – Kalka-Shimla route
Train : Him Darshan Express
Train No. : 52459/52460
Fare : Rs 630 per person (one way)
Travel time : 5 hours, 55 minutes
Distance : 94 km
Average speed : 16km/hr
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Amenities and Features of the train
Each coach will have several modern facilities, such as: two air conditioners, wider UPVC windows, window blinds, as well as honeycomb blinds, Sockets for charging LED lamps and gadgets, upgraded toilets with a Western style water chest of drawers, a washbasin, a container with liquid soap, odor freshener containers, toilet paper rolls, etc.
Its features are as follows:
- Seven Coaches
- Modern Design
- Window Roller Blinds
- Seating Capacity
Him Darshan Express Fare and Timing Details
The ticket fare of Him Darshan Express train is INR 630 per passenger (one way) and that is irrespective of age. The train will be run from Kalka railway station at 07.00 am. This train will reach Shimla Railway station at 12.55 pm.
|1.||Kalka (KLK)||07:00 AM||Source||0 Mins||0 KMs||1|
|2.||Barog (BOF)||09:25 AM||09:02 AM||23 Mins||42 KMs||1|
|3.||Simla (SML)||Destination||12:55 PM||0 Mins||96 KMs||1|
In return, this train will run from Shimla at 15.50 pm. This train will return to Kalka at 9.15 pm. On both sides, the train will stop at Barog railway station on the way.
|1.||Simla (SML)||Source||03:50 PM||0 Mins||0 KMs||1|
|2.||Barog (BOF)||07:02 PM||07:08 PM||6 Mins||54 KMs||1|
|3.||Kalka (KLK)||09:15 PM||Destination||0 Mins||96 KMs||1|
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Him Darshan Express (52459/52460) Schedule/Route
|52460 – Him Darshan Express||Simla (SML)||Kalka (KLK)||Mon Tue Wed Fri Sat Sun|
|52459 – Him Darshan Express||Kalka (KLK)||Simla (SML)||Mon Tue Wed Fri Sat Sun|
It will take 5 hours and 25 minutes to complete a one-way trip. According to the Indian Railways, this is the shortest route. It will run every day. Him Darshan Express is the first train with Vistadome coach by the Indian Railways.
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Frequently Asking Questions
Q1. Who is operating Him Darshan Express Train?
A. Him Darshan Train is operated by the Indian Railways.
Q2. What time does the Him Darshan Express depart from Kalka Station?
A. Him Darshan Express(52459) departs from Kalka Station at 07:00AM.
Q3. How long does Him Darshan Express take to reach Shimla Station?
A. His Darshan Express train arrived at Shimla Railway Station on the first day. The arrival time of Him Darshan Express at Shimla Railway Station is 12:55 PM.
Q4. How much Distance covered by Him Darshan Express?
A. Him Darshan Express is covered 96 km to reach Shimla Railway Station and passes through 3 stations.
Q5. What is the seating capacity of Him Darshan Express train?
A. Him Darshan Express has a seating capacity of over 100 passengers.
Q6. How many stations are being covered by Him Darshan Express train?
A. Him Darshan Express train halts at Barog during a round journey.
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Q7. What is the Train Number of Him Darshan Express Train?
A. The train No. 52459 Kalka Shimla Him Darshan Express runs between Kalka Railway Station and Shimla Railway Station and train No. 52460 Shimla Kalka Him Darshan Express runs between Shimla Railway Station and Kalka Railway Station.
Q8. What is the ticket fare of Him Darshan Express train?
A. The ticket fare of Him Darshan Express train is INR 630 per person (one way) irrespective of age.
Q9. How can I book my tickets for Him Darshan Express?
A. You can book your Him Darshan Express tickets either via Passenger Reservation System (PRS) or online booking modes.
Q10. What are the other trains for travelling on the Kalka-Shimla route?
A. The other trains for travelling on Kalka-Shimla route are The Himalayan Queen, The
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