The century old Mettupalayam to Coonoor Toy Train provides the travellers with a riveting experience, they would relish forever. The charismatic train journey covering a distance of 28 kms in around 3 and half hours offers fascinating scenic views along its way.
Designated as World Heritage Site by UNESCO the Nilgiri Mountain Railways was built by Britishers seeking a relief from scintillating heat of the plains. The engineering masterpiece is the only rack railway in India.
Train Schedule for Mettupalayam to Coonoor Toy Train
The Southern Railways provides daily rail service from Mettupalayam to Coonoor. The 56136 Mettupalayam to Udagamandalam train begins it journey at 7.10 am from Mettupalayam and reaches Coonoor at 10.30 am.
Ticket Booking Options
Booking tickets online through Indian Railways website www.irctc.co.in would be a better option rather than getting the tickets from the counter. It is better to avoid the inconvenience of standing in a long queue, as there is a huge demand for the train especially during the peak tourists’ seasons, so book your tickets 2-3 months in advance.
Railway Station Codes
Train Class & No of Seats
- First Class: 12 seats
- Second Sitting: 79 seats
Things to Note
- No restrooms in train use them at Railway Station before boarding.
- Not more than 4 tickets per person at the booking window.
- Huge Crowd on holidays/weekends and during the peak season.
- Book at least two to three months in advance.
- There is no catering services in the train hence do pack your Tiffin boxes.
The charming train voyage is a must ride for travel enthusiasts seeking an excursion amidst nature’s landmarks.