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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  • Booked by our tour company before we left UK. We had a reserved seat in First class Not ultra comfortable, but room for luggage. Thew style of the carriages is similar to the old style british rail...  more »
  • We have traveled for a short distance from Ooty to Coonoor . It was an excellent journey to enjoy a heritage toy train experience­čÜé. We have traveled just 1.15 hours to reach the up and down...  more »

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