English_Master May 18, 2016 No Comments
RAIL MUSEUM IN CHENNAI Rail travel always thrills all age group. And taking a peep at some of the Heritage train compartments like, Deccan Odyssey, Palace on wheels, etc. it reminds one the rooms in the 5 star hotels. These coaches are made in Chennai. This Rail Museum is one of its kinds. Located at the Furnishing Division campus of the ICF amid the colourful scenic beauty, it houses many delightful things. There are two indoor galleries and a vast open area, too. In the former, one can see small things on display, like charts, photos and replica of the train compartments and the old powerful steam locos. Photo Gallery: It takes one down memory lane and highlights the various hurdles that the ICF had jumped and emerged successful. Posters to this effect are aplenty. NMR: Another attraction is the Nilgiri Mountain Railways plying between Mettupalayam and Coimbatore. This train still hauled by the steam locomotive. It has figured in the UNESCO as a world tourist spot. Kolkata Metro: Better known as Tube Train and indigenously designed and manufactured, it serves the swelling population of the state. Diesel Electric Car: Built by ICF, it enables the administration for OHE construction and maintenance work with a swiveling platform. Like wise,...
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