NATIONAL RAIL MUSEUM LOCATED IN CHANNAKYAPRUI, NEW DELHI.
The national rail museum in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. Well, It focuses on the rail heritage of India it opened on the 1 February 1977.
It is located in over 10 acres of land with both in and out. The provision of an information table right next to every exhibit make it a knowledgeable place to visit. An adjoining building in the premises of the museum harbors some of the very old pictures as well as miniature exhibits of the railway, which have been prohibited from photography.
Most amazing picture of the rail museum that attracts the children as well as train buffs is the toy train that provides joyful rides.
One of the best thing about this place is that there is no restriction on touching or climbing upon the trains. This place is not quite as popular for a tourist spot, make it a much peaceful experience when a big rush crowd is an absence.
While emulating the setting of a railway yard, the expensive outdoor gallery a variety of steam, diesel, and electric locomotives, an amazing collection of armored trains, rail cars. The outdoor section also has a turntable, and a rail garden, showcasing models of trains passing through India’s varied terrains.
The royal coaches on display are the prince of Wales Saloon, the Maharaja of Mysore’s saloon, and the Maharaja of Baroda’s Saloon. Through their windows for magnificent and elegant interiors of the imperial trains of those times.
It just organizes not just school visits and children summer camps, but also exhibitions and panel discussion for people of all ages.
While here, take home not just great memories and fun facts about Indian railway, but also an exciting shop of souvenirs like train models, posters, postcard, book and many more.
Well, do not miss the opportunity of getting clicked with some of the most exotic and vintage. While visitors also have a chance to get a personalized copy of the museum.