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Nilgiri's Mountain rail
 

Nilgiri Mountain Railway was built by the British in 1908. Mountain Train is another showcase of Heritage and India. This rail connects Udhagamndalam and Mettupalayam . The Journey is the most Picturesque train ride that mesmerizes all age group of travelers. This train travels through 208 serpentine curves, 16 tunnels, 250 bridges, waterfall hood, cliff edges and Tea estates covering a distance of 26 km. The uphill journey takes almost 4 hours. In the year 2005, UNESCO declared the Nilgiri Mountain Railway as an extension to the World Heritage Site of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Vintage Steam Locomotive is still relished as an excellent attraction to this train.

 

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