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Rail Transport Museum

Rail Transport Museum

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Shanti Path,
Chanakya Puri, New Delhi
Timing : 9.30 A.M. To 7.00 P.M. (Jan. to Sep.)
9.30 A.M. To 5.30 P.M. (Oct. To Dec.)
Closed : Monday


The Rail Transport Museum is a must for rail buffs. There are models of train engines and coaches and it is a train-lovers delight. Its pride is a model of India's very first train, a steam engine that made its journey from Mumbai to Thane in 1853. The locomotives here are all displayed in the open although there is a museum as well, which is a storehouse of information on the history of railways in India.

The Rail Transport Museum is extend out over an area of 10 acres and is a popular attraction. The fine outdoor museum has on view a range of locomotives and carriages ranging over the 150 years of the railways in India. A toy train takes children around the museum.

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Rail Transport Museum, Rail Transport Museum historical, Rail Transport Museum travel, Rail Transport Museum tourismThe Rail Transport Museum vintage displays include the oldest locomotive in the world-still working; the Viceregal Dining Car (1889) and the Prince of Wales Saloon (1875), Maharaja of Mysore's Saloon (1899), Maharaja of Baroda's Saloon (1886). The royal saloons are definitely worth a look for the elaborate interior design. To enter the royal saloons one has to buy a ticket.

The star attraction is the Fairy Queen, built in 1855, and considered to be the best preserved steam locomotive engines of her age. Children can enjoy a ride on the miniature rail track.

 

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