The interiors of the Museum, serves as a repertory of data related to the red-lettered history of Indian Railways.
Covering a total area of about 10 acres, the most attention-arresting entertainment for the fun-loving energetic kids is the toy train that acts as the transport for the trip round the whole museum.
The hallmark of the resplendent storage of the National Rail Museum, New Delhi, is the first train, a steam engine, that started off from, Mumbai to Thane for the first time in 1853. The vintage department flaunts the world's earliest locomotives in a functioning status, for example, Viceregal Dining Car (1889) and the Prince of Wales Saloon (1875), Maharaja of Mysore's Saloon (1899), Maharaja of Baroda's Saloon (1886), etc. The National Rail Transport Museum, New Delhi, also exhibits the famous, Fairy Queen of 1855, ranked as one of the excellent steam-engines of its times.
The visiting hours are scheduled from 9.30a.m. to 7p.m. in summer, and 9.30a.m. to 5p.m, during the winter months . However, the Museum remains closed on National Holidays and Mondays.
The National Rail Transport Museum in New Delhi, unfolds to the curious mind, the interesting and phenomenal development of Indian Railways.
(Last Updated on : 09-12-2014)
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