Nilgiri Mountain Railway

About Ooty

If you visit to ooty don’t miss this Nilgiri mountain railway trip.

Nilgiri Mountain Railway

  • 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.
Nilgiri Mountain Railway
Nilgiri Mountain 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

  • Second class ticket is 35 rupees.
  • First class ticket is 200 rupees

you can book a ticket 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 nature views.

Train Route

Mettupalayam – Kallar – Adderly – Hillgrove – Runneymede – Kateri Road – Coonoor – Wellington – Aravankadu – Ketti – Lovedale – Fernhill – Udhagamandalam.

Journey Timing:

  • Uphills journey takes around 4.8 hrs
  • Downhills journey take around 3.6 hrs.

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