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This article sketches the timeline history of the Fairy Queen train.
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Fairy Queen Train History

Here is a brief history of the Fairy Queen Train. To start with, the Fairy Queen train shuttled between Howrah and Raniganj stations on the East Indian Railways.
  • 1895: Christened as "Fairy Queen".
  • 1908: Stopped Service.
  • 1971: First exhibit of National Rail Museum.
  • 1996: Completely overhauled at Perambur workshop of the Southern Railways.
  • 1997: The Fairy Queen was revived for working on main line.
  • 18.07.97: First commercial trip.
  • 13.01.98: Certification of Guinness Book of World Records as the world's oldest working locomotives.
  • 25.01.99: National Tourism award, by Prime Minister of India for the most innovative and unique tourism project.

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Day 1: Delhi/Alwar | Day 2: Alwar/Sariska | Fairy Queen Train History