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India.Kalka to Shimla Railway
« on: Wednesday 24 January 18 23:00 GMT (UK) »
I wonder if anyone is able to identify this railway station which is on the line between Shimla & Kalka?
I have enlarged the one piece which may help although it doesn't mean anything to me.
Many thanks, Toby Webb.

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Re: India.Kalka to Shimla Railway
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 24 January 18 23:36 GMT (UK) »
Hi Toby,

my guess is Taradevi 11 kilometers from Shimla.

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Re: India.Kalka to Shimla Railway
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 25 January 18 10:40 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Rudolf H B but cannot second your choice. Tara Devi has lines which curve sharply to the left as it leaves the station. Likewise I have rejected Salogra for different structure to the left of the box and Kathleeghat for the same reason. Solan & Shohhi have quite a different layout. Barog has huts in the background of a similar shot. Khandighat has a brick structure to the right of the signal? box. Still others to choose. T

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Re: India.Kalka to Shimla Railway
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 25 January 18 11:46 GMT (UK) »
The nameplate is under the window above the red buckets. R
Goldschmidt; Gregory, Maude, Nancy Price, Welby (UK),
Goldschmidt > Goldsmith, Benetta, Bloom, Gillis, McDonough, Moses, Wheaton (Australia / NZ),
Spatz & Henderson (Greater London),
Herbert Spatz MC > H. Spence MC (Salisbury),
Spatz > Spence, Nichols. Kidd (Bromley > Manchester South, India),
Spatz > Spaatz (Boyertown, PA - USA),
Engel & Joly (Philadelphia, PA - USA).
Kummerer (London, Chicago & Australia).

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Re: India.Kalka to Shimla Railway
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 25 January 18 11:59 GMT (UK) »
If you open this string, you will understand my confusion.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=tara+devi+railway+station&rlz=1C1GGRV_enGB751GB751&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=jZ601QeSTCRz_M%253A%252ChCck8Txz0LxNGM%252C_&usg=__gq1ZbH4ZyraGIwcLBdOO_txVJEo%3D&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjdudWFhvPYAhUHIcAKHdzjA4QQ9QEIKzAA&biw=1268&bih=637#imgrc=jZ601QeSTCRz_M:

The steps beside the box with an entrance upstairs do not appear in this string. Also retaining walls beyond  do not exist.
Is it possible that there was a similar signal box on the other side of the tracks covering the oposite direction?   T


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Re: India.Kalka to Shimla Railway
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 25 January 18 13:51 GMT (UK) »
Three are some videos on YouTube ot this station which may help, one shows the break in the continuous check rail as it changes from one side to the other in the same place as on the link you provided.

One video shows the blue chairs, but they may be standard issue.

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Re: India.Kalka to Shimla Railway
« Reply #6 on: Friday 26 January 18 17:47 GMT (UK) »
This photo has just come to hand and Taradevi is clearly seen so it seems that the first photo is somewhere else. T