Fairy Queen | Brass Colour Model
The Fairy Queen, also known as the East Indian Railway No. 22, is a steam locomotive which was built in 1855. It was restored by Loco Works Perambur, Chennai in 1997, and housed at the Rewari Railway Museum.
The train occasionally runs between New Delhi and Alwar. In 1998 it was listed in the Guiness Book of World Records as the world's oldest steam locomotive in regular service. The Fairy Queen runs on the same route as the Palace on Wheels, the tourist train launched in 1982, and was awarded the National Tourism Award in 1999.
The locomotive was built by Kitson, Thompson & Hewitson of England and worked on passenger and freight services for more than 55 years.
The Fairy Queen has a total of only two coaches and a capacity to carry 50 passengers.