Have you ever wished the whole train could be yours for a journey! Well, this has now become a reality as Southern Railway on Friday reintroduced chartered services in the Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR). A honeymoon couple from the UK rented the whole train and went on a journey of a lifetime through the blue mountains. 

Uk Couple Charter Nilgiri Train At Rs 2.5 Lakh
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The honeymooning couple from the UK Graham William Lynn and Sylvia Plasic became the first travellers. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway in Tamil Nadu is a UNESCO heritage site. The couple exclusively hired the train spending ₹2.5 lakh for the one-way special charter train from Mettupalayam to Ooty (48km).

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With 143 seats and three-coaches, they travelled alone experiencing tranquillity and serenity up close.  The train chugged up the hill through 13 tunnels and forests. The journey lasted five and a half hours.


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