Steam traction is yet to gain the respect and concern it deserves in India, but a couple of rides are available. The most noteworthy of these is the ‘Fairy Queen’, which also happens to be the oldest running locomotive in the world. But it doesn’t run often enough: only on weekends in winter.
Palace On Wheels:
The “Palace on Wheels”, one of the ten most luxurious train in the world. The fourteen deluxe saloons with all modern day amenities are tastefully decorated. It offers a ‘Once in a Lifetime’ experience of living in royal splendour. The journey takes the tourists through Delhi, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Sawai Madhopur, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Bharatpur, Agra & Delhi and offers a variety of sight seeing along with dance and music to make the journey comfortable and memorable. Rajasthan Tourism and Indian Railway decided to work together on this project. Booking a tour on the ‘Palace on Wheels’ is now most easy. Our on line reservation facility allows you to book your journey for a royal ride on the ‘Palace on Wheels’.