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The Darjeeling Himalaya Railway, nicknamed the "Toy Train", is a 2 ft (610 mm) gauge narrow-gauge railway from Shiliguri to Darjeeling in West Bengal, run by the Indian Railways.

It was built between 1879 and 1881 and is about 86 km long. The elevation level is between about 100 m at Siliguri and about 2'200 m at Darjeeling.

 

India 1982 Darjeeling Railway

India 1982, Centenary of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.
The Kangchenjunga Range in the background.

 

India 1984 Darjeeling Railway

Bhutan 1984, Darjeeling Himalaya Railway.
The illustration of the souvenirsheet is fictive. 

 

Gambia 2001, Darjeeling Himalaya Railway stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli.

Gambia 2001, Darjeeling Himalaya Railway.

 

Togo 2016, Darjeeling Himalaya Railway.
The stamp was issued in the series "Trains of India".

 

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