Karnataka’s Hubballi Railway Museum to open today; See pictures

First Published 9, Aug 2020, 2:22 PM

The Hubballi Railway Museum is the second museum set up by the South Western Railway (SWR) after the Mysuru Rail Museum
 

<p>Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal took to social media to announce that the Indian Railways will be dedicating the Railway Museum at Hubballi in Karnataka to the nation at 4:30 pm today</p>

Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal took to social media to announce that the Indian Railways will be dedicating the Railway Museum at Hubballi in Karnataka to the nation at 4:30 pm today

<p>The museum is located next to the second entry of Hubballi Railway Station on Gadag Road opposite to Central Railway Hospital</p>

The museum is located next to the second entry of Hubballi Railway Station on Gadag Road opposite to Central Railway Hospital

<p>The first museum set up by the South Western Railway (SWR) was in 1979; the Mysuru Rail Museum. The Railway Museum at Hubballi will be the second such museum set up by the South Western Railway</p>

The first museum set up by the South Western Railway (SWR) was in 1979; the Mysuru Rail Museum. The Railway Museum at Hubballi will be the second such museum set up by the South Western Railway

<p>The museum will offer a visual treat with items of railway heritage used in the yesteryear</p>

The museum will offer a visual treat with items of railway heritage used in the yesteryear

<p>It aims at preserving and portraying the glorious heritage of various branches of the Indian Railways to display the gradual evolution of advanced systems in all spheres of railway working</p>

It aims at preserving and portraying the glorious heritage of various branches of the Indian Railways to display the gradual evolution of advanced systems in all spheres of railway working

<p>The museum includes the Galaxy of Rolling Stock, Malaprabha and Ghataprabha cottages, theatre coach, Suruchi cafeteria, toy train, memorabilia shop, ticket printing machine display, Model train run, and a children’s activity room, according to reports.</p>

The museum includes the Galaxy of Rolling Stock, Malaprabha and Ghataprabha cottages, theatre coach, Suruchi cafeteria, toy train, memorabilia shop, ticket printing machine display, Model train run, and a children’s activity room, according to reports.

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