Posts Tagged “Nilgiri Mountain Railway”

Mountain train service between Ooty & Ketti evokes warm response

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Mountain train service between Ooty & Ketti evokes warm response

UDHAGAMANDALAM: With as many as 82 passengers on board, the mountain train commenced its first round-trip between Ooty and Ketti on Saturday. The trip, which would be offered on Fridays and Saturdays, was introduced mainly for tourists to enjoy a short ride in the Nilgiri Mountain Railway. It was R K Kulshrestha, general manager, Southern railway, who…

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Nilgiri Mountain Railway

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Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Mettupalayam – Ooty – It was in 1854, that the first plans were made to build a mountain Railway from Mettupalayam to the Nilgiri Hills. But it took the decision-makers 45 years to cut through the bureaucratic red tape and complete the construction and installation of the line. The line was completed and opened for…

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