Nilgiri Mountain Railway Services to Ootty
There is a Toy train operates along the Nilgiri Mountain Railway from Metupalaiyam to Ooty. Its engine is an 'X' Class steam locomotive, made in Switzerland and pulls quaint blue and cream wooden carriages with large windows. Normally the engine is commonly changed for a diesel powered one at Coonoor, to provide greater traction for the steep climb up to Ooty.
There are first class and second class seatings in the toy train journey
Nilgiri Mountain Railway Toy Train Timetable
There's only one toy train that departure daily. It leaves Metupalaiyam at 7.10 a.m, and arrives in Ooty at noon. return, the train leaves Ooty at 3 p.m. and reaches Metupalaiyam at 6.35 p.m.
Normally an additional toy train service does run during the peak summer tourist season in April and May of evey year. It usually starts from Metupalaiyam at 9.30 a.m. More frequent passenger train services also run from Coonoor to Ooty.
Nilgiri Mountain Railway Ticket Cost
The train fare is 24 rupees (50 cents) in second class and 142 rupees ($3.00) in first class, one way.
Indian Railway service
Toy Train No - 56136.
Staion code - Metupalaiyam is MTP, and Udagamandalam (Ooty) UAM