TOY TRAIN RIDES (1:8 scale)
Take time to enjoy the outstanding unique Toy Train. Blow the whistle, toot the horn and turn the lights ON and OFF as you go around the track. Also be sure to check out the miniature structures, scenery, vehicles etc that populates this Museum.
The 1:8 scale train set is nowhere near as massive as the real “BHEEM” and 4-4-0 steam from which it is based on. But you can get on it. The train is designed to haul adults and children of all ages around the layout and each car can accommodate a combination of adults and children. It travels at a leisurely pace which provides time to view all the interesting outdoor exhibits, waterfall, bridges, tunnels and artifacts around the NRM.
MINIATURE INDIA (H-O scale )
This is India’s largest working railway model layout. Welcome to miniature India at the National Rail Museum – It is one of the most popular attractions for people of all ages. It will bring back fond memories of yester years and will allow you to pip into the future. Miniature India depicts different kinds of landscape models of 1:87 scale. The working models, passenger trains, goods train, bullet trains, mono rail, metro trains, and even steam trains in the hilly region will enthrall one and all. You can also watch a cricket match at the model Wankhede Stadium.
India’s largest Rail Garden. Welcome to Rail Garden at the National Rail Museum – One of the most popular attractions for people of all ages. Your visit will be memorable and it will bring back fond memories of yester years and will allow you to pip into the future. Rail Garden will depict different kinds of models 1:22.5 scale working models of passenger trains, goods train, waterfalls, ropeways and even steam trains in the hilly region will enthrall one and all. Watch trains move around the heritage structures such as V.T, Charbagh, Madras Central, Guna, Delhi Junction.
Indoor Gallery of NRM gives a nostalgic feeling by telling the remarkable stories of the Great Indian Railways. You will enjoy your day at Indoor Gallery as we take you on a journey starting from the earlier modes of transportation in India right through till date and further into the future. The Indian Railways which now employs 1.33 Million and is runnning over 1,15,000 km has a rich heritage of more than 160 years. The modern Indoor Gallery is a unique combination of historical collection, train models, interactive games, modern simulators, and cutting edge communication. The Museum is divided into the six sections to cover all major aspects of Indian Railways.
The Interactive Software on several kiosk has been designed to encourage learning as well as exposing the public to rich heritage of Indian Railways and latest technological development of Railway.
The Museum will hold dynamic and imaginative programs that would encourage retention of rail knowledge. The use of digital technology has been used optimally to provide information to improve interactivity and to give clear explanations of the principles or the history of rail technology.
It is aimed to inspire curiosity, encourage thinking and promote social issues related to Railways. This is definitely something not to miss out when you visit New Delhi.