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National Railway Museum

National Railway Museum
Prakash Tendulkar, San Jose, CA


Armoured train.jpg (52144 bytes)  This 6 unit meter gauge train was was specially built to carry troops in war infested area. Wagons built in 1880's were converted in Ajmer workshop of BBC&I Railway.

NMR coach.jpg (81699 bytes)  Nilgiri Mountain Railway composite first and third class coach. For higher adhesion, this coach has double pinion on one axel that matches with rack provided at the center of track. It was built by Gloucester Carriage & Wagon Co., UK, in 1914.

F-734.jpg (77262 bytes)  F-734 from Rajputana Malwa Railway is the first locomotive manufactured in India in 1895.

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E-207.jpg (64330 bytes)  E-207 built by Dubs & Co., UK in 1879 was modified at Jodhpur Railway Workshop as a saddle tank loco in 1912. I retired in 1952.

Prince of Wales salon.jpg (52880 bytes)  Prince of Wales Saloon: built at Agra Workshop pg RMR in 1875 for Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) for his visit to India for Royal Darbar in 1876.

FMA-37302.jpg (66515 bytes)  FMA-37302 built by Dubs & Co., UK in 1888. Originally classified as FM, it was re-classified as FMA after her coal capacity was increased.

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Maharaja of Mysore salon.jpg (57337 bytes) Maharaja of Mysore saloon was built at Bangalore Workshop in 1899 on the frame supplied by Hurst Nelson of UK. It has a vestibule system to connect with the rest of the train.