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Indian Railways - 4 Short Films

Kalka Shimla Railway
A small sample of events filmed on the Kalka Shimla narrow gauge railway during the UNESCO inspection on September 2007. The companion film “Never a Toy” shows the UNESCO inspection of the Kalka Shimla railway in full.

1. Steam from Kathleeghat to Kandaghat
During the UNESCO inspection of the Kalka Shimla Railway in September 2007 KC 520, the restored steam loco, made a run from Kathleeghat to Kandaghat, crossing the two most famous stone bridges en route. Views are from lineside and on the train.

2. Kathleeghat to Shoghi by Cab
The UNESCO inspection lasted four days. Starting in Kalka, Dr Robert Lee, the team leader, inspected the narrow gauge diesel workshops. Three days later he took a cab ride in diesel number 186.

3. Kalka Shimla Railmotor
Since 1911, the KSR has offered premium express first class service by railcar, shaving more than two hours from the normal passenger train time. A trip from Kandaghat to Shimla in the front seat of rail motor No. 3. During the UNESCO Inspection Dr Robert Lee examined drawings, and on the final day rode from Shoghi to Shimla. The motor is seen being turned at SHimla.

4. Rajasthan: Jaisalmer to Pokaran by Cab

After the UNESCO inspection of the Kalka Shimla Railway in September 2007 the team took a short break in Rajasthan. The crew of the train we were to take from Jaisalmer to Jodhpur invited us to ride the first leg, to Pokaran, in the cab of WDM3A class diesel No. 18843 . This film records that event.

This film was made with the assistance of Indian Railways Northern Division and Indian Office of Railway Heritage.
             
60 m
 
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Never A Toy - Kalka - Shimla Railway

Never a Toy records the 2007 UNESCO World Heritage inspection of India’s Kalka-Shimla railway. The full length of the line is traveresed, with diesel and steam traction. Inspections of facilities and events along the line are included.

       
59 m
 

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THUMBNAILS
The following thumbnails lead to stills taken directly from the video. Just click on the thumbnail to see the full picture. The stills have been slightly compressed for faster loading, with possible minor loss of definition in some cases.


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