India has woken up to the preservation of steam and the possibilities of earning revenues through steam specials.
|The Royal Orient - The R.O runs during the cool season (October ~ March). It is hauled by a YP from Delhi Cantt till Rewari Jn. After that it is pulled by a YDM2.|
|Palace on Wheels - The P.O.W is a BG train which again runs October thru March|
|Fairy Queen - The F.Q runs November thru February between Delhi Cantt and Alwar (in Rajasthan) on every alternate weekend|
|Millenium Express - This is a planned run between Howrah and Tribeni (in the Eastern sector) pulled by the HGS of 1920 antiquity.|
Steam Locomotives of India~ the complete site on Indian steam
Steam Specials &
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