Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Few Interesting Things About Delhi Metro Museum

Delhi Metro Museum
The first modern Metro Museum has been opened in Delhi to be installed on an operational Metro station. This Metro museum was served as a New Year gift to the Delhi residents and showcased the history, genesis and the entire journey of the DMRC, that is, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation till that date. Delhi Metro is the first contemporary public transportation system is successful in offering a reliable, fast, comfortable and safe means of transport in India’s capital which was till now characterized as unreliable operators and rickety vehicles.

The museum is a collection of historical exhibits and photographs, displayed panels, traces the origin of the Delhi Metro which has taken more than 32 years to arrive at the equipped stage right from the drawing boards to main milestones, problems concerning the choice of the technology like rail gauge, rolling stock (trains) and many more. The Museum also comprises of two touch screen PCs that occupy a person in the DMRC business film and animations telling the means channel boring machines and introduction of girders that were used in eminent construction job. Souvenirs like key-chains, Metro ties, pens, and books are also available for trade as a memorable token for visitors at the Metro Museum. The timings to view everything can be taken pleasure from 10 AM to 4 PM every day leaving Monday as the Museum would be not opened.

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