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SOL/Solan (2 PFs)
سولن     सोलन

Track: Narrow Gauge

NH 22, Solan
State: Himachal Pradesh

Elevation: 1502 m above sea level
Zone: NR/Northern   Division: Ambala
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Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 2
Number of Halting Trains: 6
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
Rating: 4.1/5 (16 votes)
cleanliness - excellent (2)
porters/escalators - good (2)
food - good (2)
transportation - good (2)
lodging - good (2)
railfanning - good (2)
sightseeing - excellent (2)
safety - good (2)

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General Travel
May 02 2016 (13:48)   SOL/Solan (2 PFs)

Atharva45^~   36132 blog posts   2668 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1829244            Tags   Past Edits
Track is blocked due to forest fire......

May 02 2016 (13:50)
Atharva45^~   36132 blog posts   2668 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1829244-1            Tags   Past Edits
UNESCO track gets damaged due to fire

May 02 2016 (13:59)
Waiting for PNBE BDTS Humsafar~   780 blog posts   43 correct pred (73% accurate)
Re# 1829244-2            Tags   Past Edits
UNESCO track?

May 02 2016 (14:01)
Atharva45^~   36132 blog posts   2668 correct pred (68% accurate)
Re# 1829244-3            Tags   Past Edits
Kalka Shimla
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Jan 17 2016 (15:09)   SOL/Solan (2 PFs)

GKP electrified   300 blog posts   247 correct pred (71% accurate)
Entry# 1713507            Tags   Past Edits
Arriving at Solan station
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Dec 27 2014 (23:18)   52455/Himalayan Queen | SOL/Solan (2 PFs)

Aditya Kaushal   276 blog posts   140 correct pred (68% accurate)
Entry# 1322415            Tags   Past Edits
111 YEARS OF UNMATCHED SERVICE AND NO SLOWING DOWN......................THE LEGENDARY BRITISH MASTER PIECE OF INDIAN RAILWAYS and AN UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE..........................THE KALKA SHIMLA RAILWAY Is Undoubtedly One Of The Most Beautiful Mountain Railway Systems Of The World and One Of The Master Pieces That Was Built By The Britishers and Opened on Nov.9 1903.............. Time Just Slows Down in The Mountains When You Travel In It and it is an experience which is worth every Single Penny..................... :)
Seen Here Is Loco No. 700 ZDM3 OF Kalka Shed With 52455 Himalayan Queen At Mini Shimla i.e. Solan Station.................... :)
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May 27 2013 (10:01)   52455/Himalayan Queen | SOL/Solan (2 PFs)

AKGarg*   22845 blog posts   2010 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 766159            Tags   Past Edits
2 feet 6 inch gauge No 701 nears Solan with the 1210 Kalka to Shimla. These 2008 built ZDM3 locos look very different to the earlier versions built in the 1970s, which had a single driving cab.
By phil cotterill

May 27 2013 (10:29)
Gaurav Awasthi*^~   1933 blog posts   17531 correct pred (81% accurate)
Re# 766159-1            Tags   Past Edits
That is what I was talking about sir.
Dual Cab ZDM. Couple of them are in operation in this section.
I didnt know that they are 2008 Built, but these Dual Cab Locos Started Operation after Jan 2010.
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May 18 2013 (16:05)   SOL/Solan (2 PFs)

AKGarg*   22845 blog posts   2010 correct pred (78% accurate)
Entry# 757124            Tags   Past Edits
Kalka to Shimla Train Journey
This is an old scan of a photo I took while in India. The kid was too shy to let me take a photo of him looking at the camera and would keep turning away, so I just kept snapping happily away. This was on print film, before I started using slide film, I wish I'd started earlier, as the colours aren't that great.
By Leon Steber click here
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