A 108-year-old monorail which was used by erstwhile king of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh, has chugged its way into already rich heritage of Indian Railways at National Rail Museum (NRM), Chanakayapuri, New Delhi.
Recently, National Rail Museum took initiative to start this train every Thursday for visitors. This monorail hauled by steam locomotives, which is one of its kinds in the world.
In addition to this, visitors can also experience other unique exhibits at the museum.
National Rail Museum (NRM) is the focus of Rail Heritage of India, a source of fascination and interest in railways for all. Formally inaugurated on the 1 February 1977, this one-of-its-kind rail museum in Asia has an interesting collection of history, heritage, romance, nostalgia, fun, leisure and entertainment, all at one place.
Sprawling over 10 acres in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, it comprises an indoor gallery devoted to the display of various exhibits, models, records, photographs, coat of arms, documents etc. over 100 real size exhibits display the glory of the bygone era.
The museum promises to take the visitors on an exciting journey into the railway heritage and depict its contribution to the industrial and economic progress of the country.