IRCTC Presents Retail Booking for Kalka Shimla Train

Special Trains running between Kalka and Shimla.

101/102 –Enjoy the Rail Motor Car

IRCTC presents Rail Motor Car package Served by the Kalka-Shimla Railways, Deluxe Rail Motor Car is a toy train resembling a bus of the Second World War vintage. It offers a charming journey between Kalka and Shimla. With a capacity of 14 to 18 passengers, it reaches its destination in 4 hrs and 25 minutes. For a clear view of the sky, the car is fitted with a transparent fiber-glass roof. Facilities include digital time-cum-temperature display unit, TV/VCP, music system and titleimeter. The route indication board gives valuable information while traveling

Tickets can be booked through for the following trains

241/242 – Shivalik Delux Super fast express
255/256 – Himalayan Queen Express
251/252 – Kalka Shimla Express


  • Register as an individual. Registration is FREE
  • Login by entering your user name and password.
  • The "Plan my travel and Book tickets" page appears.
  • Use help option for any help required to book tickets.
  • Select your train from the list that appears on the screen.
  • If the From/To station selected by you are correctly in the route of the train then : Select e-Ticket option.
  • The list of e-ticket trains will be highlighted.

  • If you wish to know the route and the timings, click on Show Route.
  • If you want to know the availability of seats/berths, click on "Show Availability"
  • To get the fare, click on "Get Fare" button. The fare appearing is for a single adult Passenger excluding the service charges charged by IRCTC and by the Bank(Credit Card/Direct Debit).
  • To book tickets, click on "Book Ticket" button.
  • If you wish to select other train, click on "Select Other Train" button.

Ticket reservation page appears; check whether the train name and the station names displayed on the top of the page are same as desired by you. Enter the names of the Passengers, age, sex and berth preference for each Passenger. The maximum length of names should be restricted to 15 characters. If the Passenger is a senior citizen (60 yrs and above) and wants to avail Senior Citizens' concession (30% of Base fare), click the box provided. Senior citizens are requested to carry some proof of age during their journey. A sample form is reproduced below. (The allotment of your required berth depends on the availability)
The ticket details, availability of tickets at the particular time and the fare, including the service charge, appear on the screen, along with the payment option. Follow the instructions.

Click on the button "Make Payment" and a pop-up window will give the list of payment options. Please choose one of the mode of payment. Please click on the payment option below for help regarding the payment procedure through each of these options

After successful payment and booking of accommodations, the User is shown the ticket confirmation details along with a “Print Reservation Slip” Button”. On clicking the button ERS is shown with an option to print.

User has to select only those passengers who are to be cancelled in case of partial cancellation of ticket. In case of partial cancellation the passenger should get a frees printout of the ERS for the passengers continuing their journey.


If user wishes to cancel his e-ticket from 'BOOKED TICKETS' link on the left navigation bar, select the ticket to be cancelled and click on 'Cancel e-ticket' and can initiate the cancellation by selecting the passengers to be cancelled.