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The World's Oldest Steam Engine Adorably Called Fairy Queen Has Chugged Back Into Action!

The world’s oldest steam engine - Fairy Queen - is all set to take rounds again. After a gap of 5 years, the engine was attached to the heritage train going from Delhi Cantt to Rewari in Haryana!

Fairy Queen will be taking this under-three-hours round trip with passengers every month and we just can’t wait to climb aboard! This engine was restored and brought to Delhi in 1977 when the National Rail Museum was built and since then has been a part of it. 

The National Rail Museum is celebrating their 40th anniversary and it’s fitting that Fairy Queen is back in action. Up to 60 passengers can take the heritage ride, plus they’ll also get to see a working shed in Rewari - nice!

A round trip will cost Rs 6,480 per passenger, but fares for children are half that! Fairy Queen became a part of the Guinness Book Of World Records in 1998 as the world's oldest steam engine that was still in operation. It was restored in 1997 for a special ride between Delhi to Alwar. 

The next ride is scheduled for March 11, so mark your calendar as you really wouldn’t want to miss out on this! 

Sourced Via India Times