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About Shimla Railway Station

Located in Shimla district, Shimla Railway Station is a running station of Himachal Pradesh. It is situated at an altitude of 6,844 feet. Shimla Railway Station lies on the Kalka-Shimla railway line, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The station is small in terms of size and has 4 tracks in total. The railway station is operational since 1903 and was built by Delhi-Ambala-Kalka Railway Company. On the route from Shimla to Kalka, there are several tunnels, and the longest one stretches up to 1.2 km.

Trains Departing from Shimla To Other Stations

A total number of 5 trains terminate at the SML Railway Station. 5 trains originate from here and it has 2 platforms.

Trains to Top Pilgrimage Sites:

Himalayan Queen NG, Shimla Kalka Passenger NG, Kalka Shimla Express and other trains connect Shimla to Solan, which is known for Shoolini Temple. This beautiful temple is dedicated to Goddess Shoolini Mata and is the prime attraction in Solan, Himachal Pradesh. To reach other pilgrim sites, take Kalka Shimla Express to Kalka and from here you board other trains.

Trains to Metros Cities:

There are no trains from SML Railway Station to metro cities. Trains from here only ply to Kalka.

Popular Trains:

The Himalayan Queen is a popular train, known for its punctuality, cleanliness, and safety. Kalka Shimla NG Passenger train tickets are easily available and railfanning is excellent on this train route. Shivalik Deluxe Express is famous as heritage hill train. Kalka Shimla NG Express which is known for its punctuality, good food, and ticket availability.

The Himalayan Queen connects SML Railway Station to Kalka (KLK).
The Kalka Shimla Passenger NG passenger links Shimla Railway Station (SML) to Kalka (KLK).
The Shivalik Deluxe Express and Kalka Shimla NG Express also connect Shimla Railway Station (SML) to Kalka (KLK).

Popular Places Near Shimla SML Railway Station

Shimla Railway Station is located in the lap of beautiful hills and is surrounded by scenic beauty of the mountains. You can visit Annandale, located just 0.8 km away from the railway station. The Mall Road is another interesting place where you can indulge in some shopping fun. The Mall Road is just 1.5 km away from the station. The Ridge lies at a distance of 1.5 km from the station and has an amazing view of the stunning mountains. Kali Bari Temple is just 0.7 km from the Shimla SML Railway Station and is dedicated to Goddess Kali.


How many inter-state stations are there in Shimla?
There is only 1 inter-state railway station in Shimla.
What are the names and codes of different stations in Shimla?
Here are names and codes of the main stations in Shimla:
Shimla Railway Station – SML
What are the top train routes from Shimla Railway Station?
Shimla Railway Station to Kalka is the most popular routes from here.
Which city has maximum trains connecting it to Shimla Railway Station?
Kalka has the maximum trains connecting it to Shimla Railway Station.
Which is the fastest train originating from Shimla?
The Shimla Kalka Express that runs from Shimla to Kalka is one of the fastest trains from here.
Which train originating from Shimla, covers the longest route?
Kalka to Shimla is the longest (and the only) route from this station (94 km).
How many trains originate from Shimla?
There are 5 trains that originate from Shimla Railway Station. Around 5 trains terminate at this station.
Does Shimla have flight connectivity?
No, Shimla has no flight connectivity.

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