Fairy Queen is the wolrd's oldest rolling locomotive. The train started its maiden journey in the year 1855 and had been operational till 1908 when due to some reasons its regular operations were halted.In July1997, the Indian Railway restarted its operation as a heritage train from Delhi to Alwar and from there the tourists are taken to world famous Sariksa Wildlife Sanctuary.
The Fairy Queen has only two coaches attached to it. One, a specially designed air-conditioned car with fifty comfortable seats on which guests can recline and enjoy the ride from Delhi to Alwar and back. Besides there is a well maintained pantry car for on board catering. The additional attraction on the train is the lounge in the front of the passenger coach. Its large window offers a beautiful view of the Fairy Queen engine as it puffs away and steams across the countryside of Rajasthan on its way to Alwar.
The journey on the Fairy Queen luxury train is a day journey and there is no overnight stay on the train. Passengers stay overnight at the Sariska Palace Hotel. For your enjoyment numerous cultural programs are organized on the evening of the first day at the Hotel Sariska Palace.
Palace on Wheels
Heritage on Wheels