Jul 11, 2024, 08:41 AM IST

India's slowest train, it's speed is just...

Mahipal Chouhan

India's slowest train covers just 46 km in 5 hours, a stark contrast to high-speed trains like Vande Bharat.

Despite its pace, tickets for this train are in high demand, showcasing its popularity among travelers.

Riding the Nilgiri Mountain Train is affordable, with first-class tickets at Rs 545 and second-class at Rs 270.

The railway tracks of Nilgiri Mountain Railway are a testament to engineering marvel, spanning 16 tunnels and over 250 bridges.

Built by the British in 1899, the train emits nostalgic steam engine sounds and traditional whistles.

Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005, the train is cherished for its historical significance.

Passengers delight in the slow journey, relishing the scenic route through hills, forests, and charming landscapes.

The journey itself becomes the attraction, with travelers more interested in the scenic experience than reaching their destination quickly.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports