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The Darjeeling Mail

Our quarterly  magazine packed with a wide variety of subject matter regarding the line, including the latest news. Articles will cover everything from the lines history to tips on travel, both to it and on it; everything, in fact from construction histories to present workings, complemented by drawings and  photographs.

In the current  issue :- Issue 85, published February 2019

1 From the Editor

3 Delhi, Siliguri and Darjeeling

The National Rail Museum and the Indian Steam

Railway Society Congress

Schools Programme and DHR Preservation Society


The UNESCO DHR Workshop programme

Darjeeling Railway Community Support (DRCS) and

Rohini School

Kiddie First School, Sukna

Walking the line from NJP to Siliguri Town

Siliguri Town old station

Bidhan Road – route of the Teesta Valley branch

Walking the sidings, loops and reveses

The Mileposts

The printing works at Kurseong

Margarets Deck – near Tung Station

A flying visit to Tindharia loco shed and Works

The future

27 Public Relations Notes

DHR evening steam-hauled service

Indian Railways – Senior Appointments

Indias Longest Road/Rail Bridge

Building barriers to save lives

Metre-gauge Revival

Nilgiri News

Matheran Line

Kalka-Shimla News

Indian Narrow-gauge News

29 Society Events

30 The DHR CCMP Story so far

32 A Rare DHR Timepiece

32 Books

32 Website

Details of Back Issues 1 to 48 of The Darjeeling Mail
can be down loaded as a PDF file here.

Back Issues 49 to 52

Back Issues 53 to 56

Back Issues 57 to 60

For  a sample copy of The Darjeeling Mail, our choice, depends on spare copies, £2.00 each
Plus postage free to UK addresses, £2.00 to Europe, £3.00 to the Rest of the World
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Much of the content of Darjeeling Mail is timeless, plus the news pages relive the line’s history and development in recent years.

Individual back copies are available via our Internet web shop
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Back Issues 61 to 64

Back Issues 68 to 68

Back Issues 69 to 72

Back Issues 73 to 76

Your Editor giving some embarrassingly passionate speeches!
Whilst in Darjeeling November 2016

Back Issues 77 to 80

Back Issues 81 to 84

Back Issues 85 to 88