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How do I reach DHR & FAQ

1.How do I reach Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR)?

Presently you can board DHR trains from Siliguri Jn. station which is close to New Jalpaiguri  railway station. New Jalpaiguri is connected to all parts of India through Indian Railways. You can take overnight trains from Kolkata (Howrah/Sealdah) or from New Delhi to reach New Jalpaiguri. To know details of all trains arriving at New Jalpaiguri, please visit or contact us at +91 900 20 41905/ +91 900 20 41955.

Siliguri is 2 km from New Jalpaiguri. It is the second largest city of West Bengal.You can also arrive at Siliguri by Flights. The nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB). Bagdogra is connected to Kolkata (CCU) and Delhi (DEL) by daily services.

52587up and 52545up Train Services start from Kurseong. You can reach Kurseong by road from Siliguri / Bagdogra. The journey time is 90-100 minutes Ex- Siliguri/Bagdogra to Kurseong.

Darjeeling can be reached directly by Road from Siliguri/Bagdogra or by DHR trains from Kurseong to Darjeeling.

Nearest Railway Station: New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri. DHR trains start from Siliguri Jn.

Nearest Airport: Bagdogra (IXB)- 10km from Siliguri, 40 km from Kurseong, 70km from Darjeeling.

2.How do I book DHR train tickets? Can I book On line ?

DHR tickets are available at nationwide computerised passenger reservation network of Indian Railways. You can also book tickets online at You may also contact us at to know the procedure of booking +91 900 20 41905/ +91 900 20 41955. Please note the following codes while searching / booking for trains.

New Jalpaiguri (NJP), Siliguri (SGUJ), Kurseong (KGN), Darjeeling (DJ). The destination for Joy Ride Train shall be Darjeeling Round (DJRZ). You can query for DHR trains at using above station codes.

3.What is tariff of DHR trains ?

Please visit for tariffs of different class of seats or contact us at +91 900 20 41905/ +91 900 20 41955.

4.How do I know whether tickets are available or not?

Please visit for availability of tickets.

5.Does DHR serve meals on train?

Sorry, DHR does not serve meal on board. However, there are several vendors who cater to the need of passengers.

6.Does DHR provide Hotel accommodations or local transport?

DHR does not provide hotel accommodations or local transport. However, there are agents who can cater to this need. Some of the agencies are mentioned in out home page.

7.How do I book tickets in Jungle Safari?

The jungle safari runs from Siliguri Jn. to Gayabari and come back to Siliguri Jn. Please visit nearest PRS or 

8.How do I shoot a film on DHR?

Please send an e-mail to Director at or director.dhr for more details or contact us at +91 900 20 41905/ +91 900 20 41955.

9.How do I book a Steam Charter?

Please click on the link for more details: or contact us at +91 900 20 41521/ +91 900 20 41905/ +91 900 20 41955.

10.How do I confirm that DHR trains are running or not ?

Please call up for  Darjeeling ( +91 354 2252555) , Kurseong ( +91 354 2344700), Sukna ( +91 353 2573364) or DHR Control ( +91 354 2005734) and to know the latest status. Our officials will be available to help you from 9am to 5pm. You can also send e-mail to or for details or contact us at +91 900 20 41905/ +91 900 20 41955.


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