Howrah Railway Museum is one of the attractive visiting places near Howrah Railway Station.This museum is next to Howrah Railway Station towards new building. Indian Railway is as diversified as the country India itself. This Rail Museum is managed by Eastern Railways. This museum is a must visit place if you are in Howrah. Let’s go out for local sightseeing in Kolkata.
Even though this Rail Museum is much smaller than the Indian Rail Museum, which is located in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. But Eastern Railway tried a lot to create a memento for Railway lovers.
This museum is must visit place for everyone who wants to know about the history of Indian Railways. This museum is mainly themed on trains. It is a very nice place for children to gather knowledge about the history of Indian Rail. This place is well maintained and clean. Though the place is little small,it won’t take more than 15 minutes to cover the whole place. In this Rail Museum toy train line is one of the most attractive thing. But there is no parking area in this location.
Howrah Rail Museum Timing :
Museum opening time: 10.30am
Museum Closing time: 5.30pm
Closed on Thursday.
This place is actually ideal for a day outing with education about the history of Indian Rail. You can enjoy a toy train ride over here that encircles the whole museum. The models & artifacts which are displayed here are rare,unique & few valuable.
After entering the Rail Museum on the right side you can see the tracks of different vintage vagrant. A few locomotive express including Kobiguru Express preserve in this Museum. A great collection of vintage cars & engines nearly from the before independence.
This Railway Museum keeps a Pakistani railway engine that belongs to the East Pakistan Railway. During 1971, Indo-Pak war this engine came to Indian Belt and captured by the Indian Army.
Howrah Rail museum is one of the railway museum of India where you can see evaluation of Indian Railway. Very fantastic to see old steam engine . A must visit place for everyone.
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