I've always had a soft corner for trains.Since I'm staying in a country outside India where railway connectivity is not available, I really miss traveling by trains.So when I was in Delhi for a weekend and had some extra time to explore, I decided to visit the National Rail Museum in Chanakyapuri.I booked a cab from Paharganj and reached the museum carrying my backpack and camera.Once I collected my tickets and went inside, I instantly fell in love with this place.I could see the evolution of Indian Railways in front of my eyes.There are several iconic models kept for exhibition which includes:Kalka Shimla rail buspatiala State Monorail RailwaysSaloon of Prince of WalesSaloon of Maharaja of IndoreSaloon of Maharaja of MysoreCrane tankSteam locomotive A-885 HASANGMatheran Rail Car no. 8899Mg Diesel SR 203Electric Locomotive YCG -E1/21900
An evening in Rail Museum, Delhi.Indian Railways has always been a tremendous stepping stone for the success of India. It connects the entire nation and plays a very important role in the development of our country. National Rail Museum, situated in Chanakyapuri Delhi, is a tribute to this system. Set in more than 10 acres of land, this museum has over 100 Life Size exhibits and a well-maintained park and a cool indoor gallery for exhibits.On display are the various coaches of Maharajas, trolleys, special purpose vehicles, wagons, carriages, and engines.It's definitely worth a visit due to the sheer beauty of the era gone by and to understand the evolution of this very important facet of our lives - Trains.