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Rail Museum

Rail Museum Toy Train Line, Howrah Railway Station, Howrah, West Bengal 711101, India

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About Rail Museum

Considered as the second rail museum to be constructed after National Rail Museum, Delhi. There is a vivid collection of preserved old and rare steam engines, electric locomotives, tracks, and signals. Tourists visit here to explore the history of Indian Railway.


Attractions near Rail Museum

Howrah Junction Railway station0.59km from Rail Museum

This is the oldest station and largest railway complex in India with a maximum number of platforms in the entire railway system of India.  It is one of the four intercity railway stations serving the city of Kolkata,

Howrah Bridge0.98km from Rail Museum

Howrah Bridge is a bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal. The bridge is one of four on the Hooghly River and is a famous symbol of Kolkata and West Bengal. Howrah Bridge is currently the sixth-longest bridge of its type in the world.

Eden Gardens1.6km from Rail Museum

Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata established in 1864. It is also called as the Mecca of Indian Cricket. Home venue of the Bengal cricket team and the Kolkata Knight Riders. The stadium currently has a capacity of 66,000.

Shahid Minar1.8km from Rail Museum

The 48 meters high Shaheed Minar, popularly called the “Monument” is a prominent landmark of Kolkata. Established in the year 1848, it was named Ochtorloney Monument to honor, Sir David Ochterlony who served in the Nepal War .‘Shahid Minar’, which means “Martyr’s Tower” to honor the sacrifice of Indian freedom fighters. .The architecture of Shaheed Minar shows a brilliant blend of Egyptian, Syrian and Turkish styles of designing.

Smaranika Tram Museum1.8km from Rail Museum

Trams were the lifeline of the city for a very long time before the advent of modern-day technology that brought about metros. The museum was inaugurated in 2014 and also goes by the name of ‘Smarnika’ which means remembrance. The museum truly pays homage to trams and to the memories of thousands of people who traveled every day in trams and still do.

Marble Palace2.08km from Rail Museum

The Marble Palace in Thakurpukur is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city of Kolkata, built in Neoclassical style, is very well known for its architecture, and its vast collection of sculptures, furnishings, and paintings. A lot of tourists visits this place everyday.

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Howrah is the second-largest city and second smallest district after Kolkata. It is one of the highly urbanized areas of West Bengal. The Howrah city called “Glasgow” of India and "Sheffield of India".