7 Incredible Rail Journeys of India

Nilgiri Mountain Railway

The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is truly an incredible rail journey that starts from Mettupalayam, the plains of Tamil Nadu to Ooty, passing through Coonoor in between. This was first introduced by the British in the year 1908 in Tamil Nadu. This is one of the amazing journeys that will take you to 7228 feet from a height of 1069 feet. The uniqueness of this route is that it offers plenty of scenic beauty on the way to Ooty from Mettupalayam and passes through 250 bridges and 16 tunnels. Throughout this journey you can enjoy the view of lush green hills, tea gardens and the tall girder bridges.
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1: These trips are amazing but I think it is a lot about the people you meet during these trips. We just wrote an article about this:http://bit.ly/14qTOri

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Posted by: Ankit - 15 Nov, 2014