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Vista transparent dome coach reach Shimla railway station from Kalka on his first regular run on Kalka-Shimla railway track, Shimla.(Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)

Virtual tours of railway heritage sites in trains, classrooms to begin soon

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2018 06:26 PM IST
Taking forward its digital initiative to preserve and promote its heritage, Railways has tied up with Google’s education initiative to create and deliver virtual educational expeditions using 3-D imaging and virtual tours of its prominent heritage places.
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Children enjoying at Lodhi Garden in New Delhi. It is the perfect spot for a family picnic. (HT File Photo/ Arun Sharma)
Children enjoying at Lodhi Garden in New Delhi. It is the perfect spot for a family picnic. (HT File Photo/ Arun Sharma)

On Children’s Day, revisit your childhood memories at the 7 best tourist spots in Delhi

By Aditya Dogra | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 12:52 PM IST
Delhi is a treasure trove for history and culture aficionados. On Children’s Day, why not go back to places, such as, National Rail Museum and Lodi Gardens, among others, you visited as a kid?
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The Phoenix loco was last used at Jamalpur in Bihar for shunting purposes.(Courtesy: www.nrmindia.com)
The Phoenix loco was last used at Jamalpur in Bihar for shunting purposes.(Courtesy: www.nrmindia.com)

Joy rides in 150-year-old steam locos to be a reality by next year

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 11:18 AM IST
The Ministry of Railways is actively working to boost tourism in its network and to showcase its more than 160 years of history. Each loco has a unique history, with the oldest dating back to 1865.
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