The Northern Railway is planning to turn the Kalka-Shimla railway into India’s first green rail project. DRM (Ambala division) Pradip Kumar Sanghi said that Northen Railway is on final stage of negotiation for signing MoU with the WWF. Once the agreement finalize railway will ensure the tracks and stations are clean and tourists and locals make an effort to make the entire 96-km stretch from Kalka to Shimla plastic-free,”

The project is accounting Rs 1.75 crore, will include upgraded rest houses at 19 stations on the route and will be completed in five years.