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Narrow Gauge Rail Museum
 

The Narrow Gauge Rail Museum, located in Kadbi Chowk, Kamptee Road, Nagpur (6kms from the city center) is the only one of its kind museum in India, inaugurated on 14 December 2002 by the then railway minister, Shri Nitish Kumar. Spreads about an area of 4.5 acres, Narrow Gauge Rail Museum consists of a number of galleries exhibiting a large variety of old and heritage articles of Indian Railway. 

The exhibits includes static models of locomotives and carriages, old steam engines, signaling equipment, hand-lamps, old telephone sets, a ground frame used for operating points, builder's plate etc. The archive section of the museum houses a collection of rare stamps, old documents, locomotive specifications, diagrams and railway manuals. The major attraction of Narrow Gauge Rail Museum is a 5 Bagnall 0-6-4 narrow gauge tank loco weighing 15 tons and having a maximum speed of 25 kmph, built by Bagnall Limited, Stafford, England, in 1916. A diesel-hydraulic locomotive and a narrow gauge royal carriage built in 1899 by Orenstein Koppel of Germany is the other attraction. 

The museum also offer an amusement park with slides, swings, toy train for children, old style benches, Revolving Restaurant on wheels, auditorium, etc.


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