Every year in the monsoon the toy train is completely not running for 4 months starting from June to October. But not central railway had started this service in the monsoon on the 3 km between Aman Lodge and Matheran station. And over 11, 000 people travelled using the toy train of Matheran within 10 days starting of service.
People journeyed by their personal vehicles till Dasturi naka and after that they were paying excessive amounts to coolies or hire horses. The other option has been to basically walk enjoying Matheran nature. Now, they could reach the favorite hill station in 12 minutes in the comfortable toy train ride.