Delhi - Rewari - Alwar - Rewari - Delhi
Enjoy a ride on board the oldest running steam locomotive in the world Fairy Queen EIR 22 Loco built in 1855 by Kitson, Thompson and Hewitson at Leeds, England and was put in service by East Indian Railway Company in West Bengal to haul troops during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Be a part of the history and experience the nostalgia of a steam hauled train to the beautiful city of Alwar in Rajasthan via Rewari. One can also visit the Rewari Heritage Steam Locomotive Museum.
This special steam hauled train will run from October through April on every second & fourth Saturday of the month as per schedule below.
Note: Steam Express operates only on second & fourth Saturday of the month and available from October to April month of every year.
Pickup from your designated place of stay / hotel in Delhi and transferred to Delhi Cantonment railway station on the main line. Passengers need to be at the station by 0915 hrs.
Board the magnificent Steam Express train hauled by WP locomotive (no. 7161 most likely). Photograph the loco and meet your crew members who take pride in running this heritage steam locomotive. The train is scheduled to depart at 0950 hrs making it's way through Delhi's western outskirt.
You have the opportunity to enjoy sitting on one of the arm chair seats on the well-designed 60 seater carriage with a front viewing gallery and a rear viewing gallery at the end of the generator and pantry carriage. You will be treated with tea & coffee along with a sandwich and maybe an Indian snack, the popular 'Samosa' (subject to change of menu at Indian Railway's discretion). This just sets the Indian train journey experience whilst gazing the farm & agricultural lands and villages.
The train arrives Rewari Junction approximately 1200 hrs and halts for watering at the Rewari Junction, after which, it departs for it's final destination Alwar. You will now be served lunch on board.
The train arrives at Alwar Junction at 1545 hrs. Accommodation at Rajasthan Tourism Corporation's Hotel Tiger Den along with both ways road transfers by a coach (40 kms / 1 hr each way). Evening enjoy cultural programme followed by dinner at hotel.
Today morning have a cup of tea andenjoy jungle safari by canter (open truck) to Sariska Wildlife Park.
Return to hotel for wash n change and breakfast. Later in time transfer to Alwar Junction to board your Steam Express ready to depart at 1230 hrs for Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, met & transferred to your designated place of stay / hotel.
Note: Train timings, operation and on board serving are at the sole discretion of the Indian Railways.
Bon Voyage !