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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway / A.M.Hurrell, Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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Monument of technology. This 86 km long railway line ascends approximately 2,100 m. It was built in 1881 and has been preserved in its historical state and is still powered by steam engines. There are several loops, including Agony Loop, an extreme site on the route.

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GPS coordinates
26.8575 N 88.3282 E
Location, address
Asia, India, West Bengal, between New Jajpaiguri and Darjeeling
Transport infrastructure, Railways

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