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The Kalka Express at Shimla Station
India

Shimla Station is the terminus of the historic Kalka-Shimla narrow gauge mountain railway. Located at an altitude of over 7116 feet it is the third highest station in India. Seen here in the panorama is the Shimla-Kalka Express being backed into the platform for its 18:15 depature. The train will take 5 Hours to complete its 96 Km journey, reaching Kalka at 23:15 at an average speed of 19kmph!

Copyright: C B Arun Kumar
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8848x4424
Taken: 25/03/2013
Uploaded: 18/04/2013
Updated: 05/04/2015
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