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National Rail Museum

There is a National Rail Museum dedicated to Indian Railway in New Delhi? Started in 1977, this has several exhibits featuring early antique trains in India, and has both indorr and outdoor installation in an area of 10 acres. It has two working trains of Patiala State MonoRail from the turn of the last century, the world’s oldest working steam locomotive, various carriages built for the erstwhile royalty of the region, and various other older engines and carriages. The place also features other instruments in use by the railways, and you can take a tour of the museum in a toy train run as well.