Kangra Valley Railway

The Kangra Valley Railway lies in the sub-Himalayan region and covers a distance of 164 km (101.9 mi) from Pathankot, Punjab to Jogindernagar in Himachal Pradesh, India. The Kangra valley railway comes under the Firozpur division of Northern Railway. It is one of two mountain railways that run in Himachal Pradesh, the other being Kalka-Shimla Railway, which has been designated as world heritage site by UNESCO. Both of these currently run at a narrow gauge of 2 feet 6 inches, although they do not connect to each other. The Kangra Valley Railway is among in the tentative list of UNESCO world heritage sites. Indian Railways has identified Pathankot-Jogindernagar route to be converted into Broad Gauge and to extend it to Mandi, and eventually to Ladakh via a new Bilaspur-Mandi-Leh Railway.

Kangra is a hilly region in Himachal Pradesh which has an average elevation of 733 m (2,405 ft).

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