Rail Museum, Mysore

About Rail Museum Information-Mysore

Rail Museum, Mysore: The Rail Museum was set up in 1979 in Mysore, which is home to priceless locomotives, coaches, paintings and photographs narrating the "Rail Story". The highlight here is the Chamundi Gallery that showcases a unique and interesting collection of photographs and paintings depicting the development of the railways.

There is also a Maharani s Saloon built in the year 1889 in UK and then there on a kitchen, dining car and a royal toilet was built in Mysore in 1914. One of the first steam engines was built; it is indeed remarkably well kept. There is also a battery-operated mini-train, which takes you for a fancy ride along the grounds.

One can also see the Austin Rail Motor built in the year 1925 has a body of an Austin car and four locomotive wheels, and Krishnaraja Wodeyars personal telephone from 1930.

Another unique feature of Mysore Rail Museum is the Sri Ranga Pavilion that houses two royal coaches. These coaches belonged to the Maharaja of Mysore and give you an idea about the grand fashion in which the royalty travelled.


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