Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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A fleet of steam-powered trains attracts thousands of tourists each year at Nilgiri Mountain Railway, a World Heritage Site. Built by the British in 1908, the railway is one of Asia's steepest rail systems, running amidst a lush tropical forest and exquisite plant life. Take a ride on an authentic locomotive that relies on steam to haul its cargo and passengers. The site is not recommended for people with a fear of heights. Put Nilgiri Mountain Railway and other Ooty (Udhagamandalam) attractions into our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) travel planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The views from the train are spectacular. But the service of the Nilgiris railways is worst. Right from booking tickets at the counter to cleanliness of the train coach. They can upgrade the coaches a...  more »
  • This is my second journey in the last two years. The journey itself was a thriller. Getting tickets is the first step. Always plan your journey early if you want to experience a beautiful journey. We ...  more »
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