Yesterday I went to the National Rail Museum in Delhi, with members of BCMTouring, for the photography meet we had organized there.
A bright sunny day, coupled with an impressive display of Trains from yesteryears made our day as we clicked away to glory.
It is one museum in Delhi, which I believe every one should visit at least once in their life time (especially if you are interested in photography).
Here are few of my favorite photographs from yesterday’s outing:
Number plate of a diesel rail engine
Bidhan Rail Engine of Indian Railways
1897 Hasang Train Engine, smallest steam engine ever used in Indian sub-continent
You can view more photographs from National Rail Museum at the National Rail Museum Photogallery
Facts and Travel details about National Rail Museum:
National Railway Museum is located at Shanti Path in Chanakyapuri and apart from containing model displays of Trains and Coaches in India; it also contains the real trains, including The Fairy Queen, which was built in 1855.
Location: Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
GPS coordinates: 28Â°35’5.32″N, 77Â°10’54.49″E
Google Earth Placemark: Click here to download
Timing: April – September 9.30 am to 7.00 pm and October – March. 9:30 am to 5 pm
Ticket price: Rs. 10 (Indians and foreigners)
Camera Fee: nil for still cameras and Rs. 100 for video cameras