- Holiday Homes have been set up in hill stations, sea-side resorts or other pleasant surroundings as a measure of staff amenity.
- Staff who are allotted accommodation in Holiday Homes should not be refused leave except in very emergent case.
- Where lower type of accommodation has been closed down or not available, Group 'D' staff may be allotted higher type of accommodation on payment of charges for the lower type.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is the world’s oldest mountain steam train. Opened in 1881, with careful maintenance and loving care, it remains still in active service. The track gauge is 61cm. The last stop, Darjeeling, is at 2143 metres. It takes eight hours to climb the 2000 metres between.