All Aboard The Nostalgia Express In Tiruchi’s Railway Museum


All Aboard The Nostalgia Express In Tiruchi’s Railway Museum

With four cast-iron water tanks from ‘Negapatam’ (Nagapattinam) punctuating the vast foyer like colon marks and a wooden bench that may have seen many stations before this one, the Railway Museum in Tiruchi is an ode to the romance of train travel in India.

The museum, the first of its kind in the Southern Railway zone, is housed in a 9,000-square-foot double-storey building on a five-acre premises adjacent to the Tiruchi Railway Junction and was inaugurated in 2015. Three vast halls on the ground floor document the history of train travel in southern India, which goes back to the early days of the Victorian era. Read More

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