Himachal: ‘Hop-On-Hop-Off’ The Internet On Shimla-Kalka Heritage Route With Free Wi-Fi At Railway Stations(@ians_india/Twitter)

All the significant railway stations on the Shimla-Kalka heritage route would be getting free Wi-Fi, as reported by Business Standard.

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur inaugurated the free Wi-Fi facility along with the 'hop-on-hop-off' service which will let passengers get down at any station and board another incoming train without purchasing new tickets.

This shall help in boosting tourism on wayside stations like Shogi, Solan, Barog and so on.

Furthermore, Thakur inaugurated various other modern facilities for the Kalka-Shimla heritage railway line including a modern toilet complex. In addition to this, the foundation stones were laid for two lifts at Shimla railway station and a project for the renovation of Shimla extension station.

Thanking Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal, Thakur hailed his interest in modernising Shimla railway station beside upgrading Kalka-Shimla railway line.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber
Advertisement