The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, no. 7406570.

Registered office: 9 Wardo Avenue, London SW6 6RA

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To promote awareness of, interest in and support  for the
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

designed in-house by DHRS © 2018

779 Himalayan Bird on route out of Darjeeling

Photo by Paul Howard - November 2016.

Web site updates

14/03/2018 -
 DHRS Financial Reports for 2017

25/02/2018 - Various web pages updated, see Web Site Updates

26/10/2017 - New book - BACK ON TRACK – Restoring Darjeeling's Railway - on sale see

22/08/2017 - New book about DHR 19B on sale, see

13/07/2017 - Pictures from the 2017 AGM added

News Release Dated 15 December 2017

A full service resumed today along the full length of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway after a six-month suspension due to local political unrest.

The current daily service of Darjeeling-Ghum Joy Trains (two steam, one diesel) will be augmented as demand revives.

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DHR bags Top Heritage Award for DHR B-Class Steam Locomotive
See report at

New promotional video of the DHR
'The magical train story: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway'
by the Australian agency in Sydney who are working with India, Tourism Sydney (part of Incredible India) to increase awareness of/ encourage tourism to India.

Late afternoon outside Darjeeling Shed - 805 & 786.
Photo by Paul Howard - November 2016.