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Fairy Queen Luxury Train

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Welcome to the 1855 Indian train holding Guinness Book of record for having the oldest operational locomotive. Run as a luxury tourist train, Fairy Queen tour between Delhi and Alwar. Running majestically on an oldest steam engine, Fairy Queen also won the National Tourism award and after resting in National Rail Museum for 25 years, it regains its allurance and serving Indian tourism now.

Fairy Queen only operates with two royal coaches with all modern facilities. The first coach contains fifty seats and the second coach is used as a pantry car.

Additional lounge in front of the carriage provides a better view of the old engine. Fairy is fully AC with all the necessary facilities.

During night stay in hotel various cultural programs organized in Hotel Sariska Palace.

Fairy Queen Luxury Tourist Train History

Fairy Queen Train was built in 1855 in Leeds, England. After taken to Calcutta, it was named Fairy Queen. East India Company used to run it only between Howrah and Ranigank in Calcutta only but later in Bihar it runs till 1909.

After 34 years in Calcutta’s Howrah railway station, it also serves Chandausi’s railway zonal training school between 1943 to 1972. In 1972 Indian Government declared it as a heritage and National treasure and placed it in National Rail Museum in New Delhi.

On 1st February 1997, Fairy Queen express made its first journey as a tourist train between New Delhi and NCR passing Sariska Tiger Reserve in Alwar.

Facilities Offer by Fairy Queen

The first coach of Fairy Queen is fully air-conditioned with all basic facilities and at night Hotel Sariska Palace organizes various cultural programs during the stay.

Guest also get the privilege of jeep safari at Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan.

Fairy Queen Tariff for Season: January 2013 to March 2014

The Steam Express Package Tariff in Rs.
Options Adult Child
Full Package 11000 5500
One-way train journey between Delhi & Alwar + sightseeing/stay at Sariska 7900 3950
One-way train journey between Delhi & Alwar only 3200 1600
One-Way train journey between Delhi & Rewari 1820 910
One-Way train journey between Rewari & Alwar 1700 850
*(Half fare for children above 5 years but below 12 years of age).
Service Tax: The above charges are exclusive of service tax. Service tax, if applicable, will be levied by IRCTC.

Ticket Includes:

  • All meals-Breakfast, \lunch and dinner with tea/coffee provided on board or in hotels. All meals in the hotel are on buffet arrangement.
  • Breakfast will be served after return from jungle safari at hotel Tiger Den/similar one. To prevent inconvenience to other group members all guests are requested to adhere to the specified timings.

Booking Rules:

  • Full package cost has to be paid at the time of booking.
  • Foreign Tourists will be charged as per the prevalent exchange rate of INR vis-a vis $.

Note: “In case of failure of Steam Loco at the moment or enroute,the journey will be completed using Diesel Loco

Fairy Queen Train Schedule

Fairy queen would be running as per the following schedule –

Day 1 Dep. Delhi Cantt. 0900 hrs.
Arr. Alwar 1500 hrs.
Day 2 Dep. Alwar 1300 hrs.
Arr. Delhi Cantt. 1845 hrs.

The Fairy Queen leaves Delhi Cantonment Railway station on every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the months between October to March.

During rest of the year it is halted for engine and coaches renovation and also because of hot summer.

The train starts its journey on every 2nd and 4th Saturday, in the months of October to March from Delhi Cantonment Railway station.

Duration of Tour: 1 Night / 2 Days

Places to Cover: Delhi – Alwar – Sariska – Alwar – Delhi

Fairy Queen Stoppages: The train will stop for 10 minutes each at Garhi Harasuru, Pataudi Road, Rewari, Ajarka and Khairthal railway stations in both directions for water & other requirements of the locomotive.

Fairy Queen Package Itinerary

The itinerary of Fairy Queen includes 1Night/2 Days of a momentous journey. In this period you visit the beautiful city of Alwar, and the world famous Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary.

Day 1, Saturday
0840 hrs. Reporting at the Delhi Cantonment railway station.
0910 hrs. Steam Express departs.
1300 hrs. Lunch on Board.
1600 hrs. Welcome at Alwar station on arrival with tika & garland of guest by RTDC.
1630 hrs. Transfer to Hotel Tiger Den or Similar by Deluxe Coach via Lake Palace at Siliserh stopping at Lake Palace, Siliserh for Tea/Snacks.
1730 hrs. Welcome & Check-in at Hotel Tiger Den or Similar with welcome drink(non-alcoholic), Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
2000 hrs. Cultural Programme followed by Dinner at Hotel.
Over night stay at Hotel
Day 2, Sunday
06:00 hrs. Wake up call with morning tea.
06:30 hrs. Depart for morning visit to Sariska National Park in Canter/Gypsy (Subject to availability of Vehicle).
0930 hrs. Return back to hotel from the Park and time for freshen up etc.
10:00 hrs. Breakfast.
12:00 hrs. Departure from hotel for Alwar Railway Station for boarding Steam Express.
13:00 hrs. Departure of train from Alwar Station.

Fairy Queen tourist train

Fairy Queen tourist train

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21 Responses to “Fairy Queen Luxury Train”

Vishakha Limbachia Says

wanna book it for 2 person in November

Rajni Pareek Says

I want to book tickets for two person. Please send me the details for this

Manisfa Says

Hello, please suggest if there is a availability of ticket for 4 elders and 3 children, children are 12,10 and 5years. Please confirm after Holi which date is possible to travel


Tanu Gupta Says

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Regina Daruwalla Says

How to book tickets for fairy queen train?

Jacob Jones Says

i want to buy 4 tickets for my family which includes 3 adults and one child.

Rashmi Nagaria Says

we want to go to alwar by this train in December . How should we book the ticket.

Ravi Sharma Says

Need to book 5 tickets for the month of August. Kindly provide the booking link and required info

Shailendra Verma Says

looking for booking of 2 person in Month of June 2019 details required

Laiyaa Says

Hello, may I ask, how do. I make. Booking for One way from. Alwar to. Delhi?
And what are the dates of delartures in March 2019?

Thank you

deepti Says

would like to book for 6 adults in februry 2019

Jyoti Dhamija Says

We want to book two tickets 16/17 february 2019

Dheeraj Mishra Says

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Saurav mazumder Says

Want to book the package in fairy queen

Kaushlendra Pratap Singh Says


We would like to book tickets in Fairy Queen with Full Package for details mentioned below:

Date: 27.12.2018
Number of Adults: 2 (Pallav Pandey and Nitya Pandey)
Number of kids: Vardhan Pandey (Age 7 so Half ticket)

I request you to please provide the details how to book? And share the link for online booking if possible.

Kaushlendra Pratap Singh Says

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virendra Says

how to book ticket online not getting any direct link please share the link

Vijay Shah Says

We would like to book 2 tickets for Fairy Queen train ride in December of 2018. Please reply to vb_shah@yahoo.com with details. Thank you.

shalsheoran Says

hi!! i wish to book the train ride for 2 people. can some official please send the link to make the bookings. thanks!!

kapil jain Says

sir i need a booking in fairy queen train in december ,pls let me know how to do it.

Sarjana Says

How to book a ticket? Not able to search for a direct link. Pls support.