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Trainspotting for beginners

  • Trainspotting for beginners

    Summary: But once you enter the gates of the ICF Rail Museum, you are transported to a different world altogether. And it is also where a toy train chugs past, giving one a grand tour of the premises, and takes you through a tunnel to give you a feel of what it’s like to undertake a train journey. The idea is to give the Rail Museum a more universal appeal,” he says. While work is still on in some areas of the museum to revamp its features, the Rail Museum seems like an interesting venue for your next outing. The team at the Rail Museum is particularly proud of is a host of new features, that include public conveniences and revamped galleries.

    It’s a sunny Tuesday afternoon and traffic on New Avadi Road is busy as usual. A series of garages that line the road produce a steady clang of metal and gushing of hose pipes; a bus trundling past blares its horn as if to add to the rhythm. But once you enter the gates of the ICF Rail Museum, you are transported to a different world altogether. It’s an oasis of calm, taking visitors back in time with it’s eclectic collection of railway coaches of all shapes and sizes, and even a steam engine. Welcome, to a world of trains , As Reported By Hindu.

    According to the Newspaper,This museum celebrates this mode of transport as well as its contribution to India’s past. This is where excited children rush in and out of coaches and have a go at changing track signals. It is where families walk through the galleries, marvelling at the ocean of information detailing ICF’s role in the working of the Railways.

    Source: http://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/all-aboard-the-grand-train/article19676521.ece


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