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Delhi Tourism - Saturday, December 24, 2011 6:07:31 AM



 
A complete tourist place, National Rail Museum is the focus of Rail Heritage of India a source of fascination and interest in Railways for all. National Rail Museum is situated on the Shanti Path in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. Tourists will find that there are various models of train, engines and coaches in the museum. It also preserves the model of India's very first train, a steam engine that made its journey from Mumbai to Thane in 1853. Once you get inside the locomotives are show cased in the open and hence, one gets a feeling as if one is walking into a garden full of railways.
 
 
The museum, extends across 10 acres of land, is a storehouse of information on the 150-yr old history of railways in India. Children love the ride in the toy train on the miniature rail track around the museum. The highlight of the museum is the Fairy Queen built in 1855, which is the best-preserved locomotive of its times. One-of-its’s-kind museum in Asia has an interesting collection of history, heritage, romance, nostalgia, fun, leisure and entertainment, all
at one place.
The vintage section of the museum consists of the world's oldest locomotive in a working condition, Viceregal Dining Car (1889) and the Prince of Wales Saloon (1875), Maharaja of Mysore's Saloon (1899), Maharaja of Baroda's Saloon (1886) and so on. At last the Fairy Queen (1855); said to be the best-preserved steam locomotive engines of its age.
The Museum ensures to take the visitors on an exciting journey into the Railway history and heritage and depict their contribution to the industrial and economic progress of the country.
 

Ticket Cost: Ticket available at the cost of Rs.10.
 

Location: Chanakyapuri, New Delhi

Attractions: Collection of Locomotives and Carriages

Timing: April-September - 9.30 am to 7.00 pm & October to March - 9:30 am to 5 pm.

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Comments

11:51PM 13/10/14 Prince khatri Not Moderated Yet Please let us know school students concession rate ?
1:9PM 15/7/14 Mukesh Not Moderated Yet Its any ride provide in rail museum in rail if yes please provide rate and timeing
12:53PM 26/2/14 neena Not Moderated Yet Plz send me the price rate of train ride and entry fee.
2:39PM 3/3/13 satwant Please send detail, the day whn muesum is closed. I would like to buy model train,its cost thanks
5:26AM 16/2/13 Paul Daniel i am pastor we have a charitable society our 100 peoples group want to come to see this museum.kindly tell me about ticket concision ,and how it will be
12:10PM 13/12/12 Anu Prabhakar Not Moderated Yet Charges for toy train for children
10:24PM 28/5/12 Biju plz send me the detail about the days it is closed.
2:44PM 27/4/12 pankaj kumar plz send me the details of timings and the day it is closed.
5:36PM 22/12/11 ranjita kindly tell us the price rate of each ride and entry fee????
9:27AM 19/11/11 DEEPAK NAIR please tell me about the school concession, total fare for one child, total ride charges and timings



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