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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 93, published February 2021


 1 From the Editor

       John Clemmens

 2 From the Chairman

        2021 Annual General Meeting

        Zoom Meeting for Members in the Summer

 3 News from the line

 7 Public Relations Notes

        Indian Railway Board News

        General Manager – Northeast Frontier Railway

 8 Education Group

 9 Kavita and Teresa!

 11 Intitiative and opportunity

 12 Indian narrow-gauge news

         Matheran Hill Railway

         Kalka Shimla Railway

         Nilgiri Mountain Railway

 13 Three Western Railway narrow gauge lines reprieved

 14 Darjeeling – Cleaning Drive

 15 Ffestiniog links to the DHR

        The Spooners

        Spooner & Co

        The Prestages

        The Barnards

 20 Inspection Car of 1907

 22 Daily life around the DHR

 25 Building the Society archive

 29 The Education Group at work

 30 Letters

 31 Books

 32 DHRS Sales


Details of 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

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
Single copies price £3.00 each
Pus postage; free to UK addresses, £2.00 to Europe, £3.00 to the Rest of the World
Please contact
sales@dhrs.org for available issues before ordering.

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

Back Issues 89 to 92

Back Issues 93 to 96