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Mhow - Kalakund Heritage Train

Address: Railway Station, Mhow, MP, India - 453441

Area / Landmark: Mhow

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Category Attraction
Distance From
Railway Station: 35.00 km
Bus Stand: 35.00 km
Airport: 35.00 km

About Attraction

All those fond of travel and are nature lovers embrance the enchanting natural beauty of Vindhyachal mountain ranges as the railway run 9.5 km long Patalpani - Kalakund  train on Heritage Track !! The meter gauge train with three coaches having capacity of 30 passengers will cover the distance in three hours, which will give enough time to passengers to enjoy the natural beauty !! The alignment of Mhow - Sanawad - Khandwa meter gauge section has been converted into broad guage !! However, the 9.5 km long Patalpani - Kalakund section had been isolated from new alignment !!  Patalpani - Kalakund  rail section would be made tourist friendly !! Train  will halt at six locations !! For the first time, tourists will be able to see Patalpani water fall, Tantya Bheel temple, bridge side amoung other spots.The train will have one passenger coach, whcih will be a chair car coach of 30 chairs !! Another will be guard's  coach !! The coach will have front, middle and rear row !! The railway is planning to replace the coaches with fiber glass transparent coach that will have state-of -art amenities !! A rest house will also be there for passengers at kalakund and dam site !! Tower at patalpani, The railway have canopies for tourists to sit and a well secured tower platform from where passengers can enjoy view of water fall !!  

The fare for :

- To sit in the first three rows of a general coach    - 120.00
        - To Patalpani to Kalakund  - 105.00
- To sit in middle seven lines  - 100.00
- To sit in SLR  coach -   20.00

A coach has been divided into tow parts and VIP arrangements have been made !! The coach will have bed, sofa, TV and attached toilet !! The rent of this restroom has been pegged at Rs.750.00 for 24 hours !! By paying Rs.150.00 a nature lover can stay in a dormitory too !! An officer's rest house is also being prepared, which is only meantfor Railway officers and their family !! 

Although the Paataalpaani railway station (PTP) is just around 1 km from the spot, the metre-gauge (narrow gauge) trains are slow and very infrequent; you'll have to walk up the waterfalls spot from there !! The station is on the Mhow-Sanawad-Khadwa route, and is just about 7-8 km after the Mhow station !! Other public transport doesn't get you directly here, but the nearest bus-stop is around 6 km away !! Ample parking for your own vehicles is available there !!

However, like in most natural mountainous places, you need to exercise caution here !! Due to some unfortunate fatal accidents in the past, this place has become infamous, but you need to take full care and NOT go near water, or inside the stream ! Cliffs/edges have been protected with railings, but you can stay away from the edge ! IndoreRocks.com also strongly recommends that you DO NOT THROW ANY LITTER THERE and help keep the place neat, clean, Green, and natural ! You can always carry your garbage back, if there isn't proper disposal facility available !


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Location & Other Details

Distance From :
Railway Station: 35.00 km
Bus Stand: 35.00 km
Airport: 35.00 km

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