National Rail Museum
Located in south of Delhi close to the diplomatic area of Chanakayapuri, it traces through the 140 year old history of the Indian Railways. The museum, spread over a ten acre area, is the first of its kind in India.
The indoor museum is highly informative and exhibits a wide range of interesting objects.Centre of attraction, are a collection of 26 vintage locomotives, 17 quaint carriages and saloons and a complete armoured train parked outside.The other highlights include the Fairy Queen of 1885,(the oldest working steam locomotive), the luxury saloon of the Prince of Wales(1876)(the carriage in which the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were carried) and the saloon of the Maharaja of Mysore, made of teak wood and covered with ivory
A toy train going around the yard is also visible here.
Timings: Summer-08.30 am to 11.30 am and 04.00 pm to 05.30 pm
Winter: 09.00 am to 05.30 pm
Closed every Monday.