“Fairy Queen”, one the foremost luxurious trains of India has been recorded in the "Guinness Book of World Records" as it is the oldest running steam locomotive in the world. This train is meant for a perfect weekend trip between Delhi and Alwar where one travels through the picturesque town of Alwar in Rajasthan the same day, from where the guests will be taken to Sariska Tiger Reserve for an overnight stay. Its a guarantee that the passengers will get one in lifetime experince and will return with fond memories gathered here.
As mentioned earlier, “Fairy Queen” is the oldest working broad gauge steam locomotive in the world and was built in the year 1855 by the British firm Kinston, Thompson & Hewitson for the British firm East India Railways. Way back in 1855 the majestic Fairy Queen embarked on its maiden journey for the erstwhile East Indian Railway then after a huge gap it rolled again in 1908 and finally this luxurious train started on February 1st, 1997 from Delhi to Alwar.
The splendid journey of Fairy Train starts every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month from Delhi from where it goes to Alwar then Sariska and then back to Delhi. The tour takes one night and two days to complete.
The destinations covered by “Fairy Queen” are Delhi, Alwar and Sariska.
Facilities on Board
Fairy Queen has a first class (non - airconditioned) chair car having 50 seats.
There is a well stocked pantry car for on board catering. Extremely delicious food belonging to different types of cuisines is served here. A 50-seater special air conditioned chair car will be added to the Fairy Queen. It will have a glass window for a frontal view of the Locomotive and well stocked pantry.
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