Fairy Queen History
Chronology of the Fairy Queen
|Luxury Train Of India provided information about The Fairy Queen, the oldest working Steam Locomotive in the world, is a 2-2-2WT BG loco built in 1855 by Kitson, Thompson, & Hewitson for the British firm, the East India Railway. It used to travel on the Howrah-Raniganj line (121 miles) and later in Bihar till 1908. For the first time in the year 1895, it was christened as the fairy queen. Luxury Train Of India is here to assist you with the information about Fairy Queen History.
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- the steam locomotive was built and started its operation on Howrah-Raniganj line.
- Chiristened as 'Fairy Queen'.
- Halted its operations
- First exhibition in National Rail Museum
- Completely over hauled by ICF (Integral Coach Factory), Perumbur
- Rejuvenated to work on main lines with a chair car and service car with a powerful generator and compressor
July 18, 1997
- made its first commercial Trip from Delhi to Alwar
- Certified as the world's oldest working locomotive by the Guinness Book of World Records
- Received National Tourism Award for the most innovative and unique tourism project.
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