Karnataka’s Hubballi Railway Museum to open today; See pictures
The Hubballi Railway Museum is the second museum set up by the South Western Railway (SWR) after the Mysuru Rail Museum
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
The museum is located next to the second entry of Hubballi Railway Station on Gadag Road opposite to Central Railway Hospital
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
The museum will offer a visual treat with items of railway heritage used in the yesteryear
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
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.