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“steam engine”(31 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you have the time, this is one joy you must not miss out on. Hop on and don't forget to carry a pair of binoculars to enjoy the beautiful views.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mohamed Rizwan K
Reviewed 6 days ago

We started our journey from Coonoor railway station in the afternoon. It was a nice journey through the picturesque nilgiri mountains. we took first class ticket and got the cabin just behind the engine driver .We spend more than one hour to get the ticket...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank qhurshidah
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have not pre-booked your ticket, be ready to spend hours to get the ticket in a never ending queue, and than again wait in a long queue to get into the train. you basically would need to devote half of your day on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank harish v
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself visited Ooty with my wife and avail toy train to Coonoor. Our train departure time was 9 am from Ooty and arrival time at Coonoor is 9.25 am. The train maintain the correct schedule. At first we purchase the ticket for counter after waiting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CHANDANS_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were travelling from Ooty to conoor and had booked the Nilgiri mountain rail via IRTC very much in time The fun starts The train station itself which is a small quaint one with a rail museum and a higgenbothams book stall The train had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Condition of the train (at least the one which we traveled in) wasn't good. Also sourcing tickets is a pain as only a limited number of tickets are issued.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaheshBandel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The route from Ooty to Coonoor is scenic and the toy train ride is a nice experience- you would end up marvelling at the finesse/astuteness with which such a rail line was set up more than a century back! The stretch from Ooty to Coonoor...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank lmv2kool
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

book ticket online via IRCTC or go to station early to get a ticket. worth spending 1.15 hrs. can go one way to ooty/coonor via train then one way via car. select window seat for good view else its a normal train travel..... FS coach...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NiravHD
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Wonderful way to see the countryside-steam train ride from Ooty to Coonoor. Stunning views. Bought Ooty caps as unique gifts for family too!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne C
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Staff was very unfriendly - rude to say the least Coach class overfilled - no room if you are slightly higher than an Indian. Should inform people about better rides than coach - total morons Conductor on picture was especially rude and should loose his...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Deepak J
25 February 2018|
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Response from MyIndia-Great | Reviewed this property |
You can book online through Irctc dwebsite
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abijithakk
22 December 2017|
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Response from MiddleClassExplorer | Reviewed this property |
Hi Abhijith, Not sure if you have already undertaken the trip.If you have not,then travel between Coonoor and Mettupalayam. This route is where you will experience the thrill. Nothing much to experience on the Ooty to... More
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Paramita G
24 July 2017|
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Response from rohitsaini9 | Reviewed this property |
There is no first class in the train and its about an hour journey. Go to irctc and make the booking to save last minute hassle. The station code for Ooty is UAM and Conoor is ONR.
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