Is Neral to Matheran train working?

Every year Central Railway decided to discontinue the passenger services between Neral and Aman Lodge during monsoon. However the shuttle services between Matheran and Aman Lodge will continue to run.

Is Matheran toy train functional?

Tourism in Matheran is all set to be revived. Central Railway (CR) has decided to increase toy train services to eight services a day starting July 7. The services will start from 9.30am from Matheran and 9.55am from Aman Lodge on weekdays and from 8.15am and 8.40am, respectively, on weekends.

Who built Matheran railway?

Abdul Hussein Adamjee Peerbhoy
History. The Neral–Matheran Light Railway was built between 1901 and 1907 by Abdul Hussein Adamjee Peerbhoy and financed by his father, Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy, at a cost of Rupees 16,00,000. Adamjee Peerbhoy visited Matheran often, and wanted to build a railway to make it easier to get there.

Is Matheran toy train booking?

You can use IRCTC website for Neral To Matheran Toy Train online ticket booking. For Neral use code NRL and for Matheran use code MAE on IRCTC. You can use IRCTC customer care number 139 for inquiry. Matheran railway station contact number is 02148 230264.

Why Matheran is a hill station?

Matheran is part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Matheran is one of the smallest hill stations in India. It is located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m (2,625 feet) above sea level. It is about 90 km from Mumbai, and 120 km from Pune….

Vehicle registration MH-46
Nearest city Karjat

What is the Matheran Hill railway?

The century-old Matheran Hill Railway deposits passengers among the shady greenery of the peaceful, pollution free hill settlement of Matheran — where all vehicles are banned, even bicycles. The toy train is one of five historic mountain railways currently operating in India.

How many trains are there on the Neral – Matheran line?

Due to the demand of tourists and residents of Matheran, and given the rising popularity, railway has decided to run more services on the Neral – Matheran line. The six coach trains will run a total of 17 services on Mondays, 14 between Tuesdays and Thursdays, 21 on Fridays and 22 on Saturdays and Sundays.

How to reach Matheran from Neral to Mumbaikar?

A delight to the tourists and the route to the summer destination for Mumbaikar’s covers a distance of 21 km cutting a swathe through a forest in the Western Ghats from Neral to Matheran. The narrow-gauge railway line halts at three stations in between i.e. ✅ Jummapatti, Waterpipe, Aman Lodge and terminate at Matheran.

How long does it take to ride the train to Matheran?

The toy train crawls its way, in a zigzag manner, 20 kilometers (12 miles) up the hill from Neral to Matheran. Due to the steep slope, which goes up more than 2,600 feet above sea level, it takes over two hours to cover the distance. Gradually, the scenery changes from grassy slopes to shady, tree-covered hills.