Nilgiri mountain railway started in the 1908 by British Government. This railway trip is very famous and most attracted item in the ooty trip. This railway controlled by southern railway.
In July 2005 UNESCO added the Nilgiri Mountain Railway as World Heritage site. Between Mettupalayam and coonoor is rack railway. This railway is only one rack railway in India.
Ooty Train Ticket Fare
Ticket fare for second class is 35 rupees and first class ticket is 200 rupees it can be booked in online. Try to book a online ticket to avoid the difficult.
Because to take second class ticket to need to wait in a queue. If you get window seat it will be good otherwise you will not able to see all beauty.
Mettupalayam – Kallar – Adderly – Hillgrove – Runneymede – Kateri Road – Coonoor – Wellington – Aravankadu – Ketti – Lovedale – Fernhill – Udhagamandalam.
Uphills journey takes around 4.8 hrs and Downhills journey take around 3.6 hrs.
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