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Rail Museum

National Rail Museum, New Delhi

The National Rail Museum at Delhi is located at Chanakyapuri and it is a place which has given rest to many beautiful locomotives and Salon of Indian Railways which either would have become a part of junkyard or could have grounded to dirt. In this way, the glorious history of Indian Railways has been preserved and the thought of train chugging through the track to the designated path through the rails help the person to enjoy a kids train which also has to be boarded by taking a small ticket. The engines which are of the big size steam and diesel engines are resting here and the various pictures of inauguration by the national leaders has made it a point that the Indian railways has been given much importance by the national leaders.

The trains which are on main exhibits are Patiala State Monorail trainways with Fairy Queen along with Morris Fire Engine and also saloon of the Prince of Wales is found here. The Matheran Rail Car No. 8899 which was once the very much into the main stream of train could be seen kept with pride. In this way, the National Rail Museum, Delhi has become one of the well known place to get attended by various people from all walks of life and including students which got its name in 1995.

India's biggest rail museum is located in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. It is spread in 10 acres area land. It was opened on 1 February 1977. Museum has Patiala State Monorail Trainways, Fairy Queen, Fire Engine, Electric Locomotive Sir Leslie Wilson, Kalka Shimla Rail Bus and Betty Tramways etc.

Nearest Accommodations: ITC Maurya (011 2611 2233), Taj Diplomatic Enclave (011 2611 0202), Himachal Sadan (011 2410 5387), West Bengal Guest House (011 2372 1991), Kashmir House (098821 55154), J & K Building (011 2611 2022), The Ashok Hotel (011 2611 0101), The Leela Palace Luxury (011 3933 1234).

Nearest Other tourist attractions: Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, Nehru Planetarium Delhi, Safdarjung Tomb.

Weather Temperature:-

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 7.6 10.1 15.3 21.6 25.9 27.8 26.8 26.3 24.7 19.6 13.2 8.5
Average High (℃) 21.0 23.5 29.2 36.0 39.2 38.8 34.7 33.6 34.2 33.0 28.3 22.9

Visit Information:-

Location: Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri

Address: Chanakyapuri, Near Bhutan Embassy, New Delhi 110021

Nearest Metro Station: Dhaula Kuan (4.5 KM)

Contact Numbers: 011-26881826 /26881827 /26881828

Official Website: http://www.nrmindia.com

Parking: Paid Parking available.

Open: Tuesday to Sunday

Closed: Monday, 26 Jan, Holi, Idu'l Fitr, 15 Aug, 2 Oct, Diwali

Visit Timings: 10.0 am to 5.0 pm

Entry Fee (Ticket Price):

Weekdays Entry Ticket Charges

Rs.50 : Adult

Rs.10 : Child (3 to 12 years old)

Govt Holiday Entry Ticket Charges

Rs.100 : Adult

Rs.20 : Child (3 to 12 years old)

Free: Child (0 to 3 Years old)

Distance From:-

IGI and palam Airport: 18.4 KM

New Delhi RLY Station: 10.4 KM

Old Delhi RLY Station: 13.0 KM

Nizamuddin RLY Station: 11.0 KM

Anand Vihar RLY Station: 23.6 KM