Gorakhpur is a city located in the eastern part of state of Uttar Pradesh in India which shares a common border with Nepal. The city is a popular religious centre which is home to Buddhist, Hindu, Jain and Sikh saints. It was named after the medieval saint Gorakshanath. The city houses many historic Buddhist sites and Gita Press who are the leading publishers of Hindu religious texts.
Gorakhpur Railway Museum : A Museum Rich In Exhibits
One of the top attractions in Gorakhpur is the railway museum and amusement park. It is located about one kilometers away from Gorakhpur Railway Station and very close to the railway golf course.
Visitors can hire a cycle rickshaw from any part of the city to reach Railway Museum Gorakhpur. It is the major mode of transport in this city where fares are nominal and can be bargained. Some city buses are also plying to major routes of the city. Auto rickshaws and Taxi Cabs can also be hired for a fixed time duration as per the needs of the user.
This museum was opened to the public on July 2nd, 2007 and of its major attraction is Lord Lawrence’s Steam Engine which was commissioned during the year 1874 in London. It was first locomotive engine to be operated by the North Eastern Railways. The museum houses an excellent collection of exceptional articles such as clocks used in saloons, furniture, uniforms used by railway men during various time periods. A photo gallery, materials related to railway traffic control and a library are also displayed in the museum.
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The museum also has a toys train ride for those who wish to indulge in entertainment and leisure activities. Refreshment stalls and eateries are also available in a railway compartment which is an added attraction. They also have an AC restaurant positioned in a rail coach which was opened to the public back in the year 2011. The interior of the restaurant is elegantly and beautifully designed which makes visitors feel comfortable and at home.
The restaurants serves a wide variety of sumptuous and luxurious meals including North and South Indian cuisines along hot and cold beverages. Traditional mouth watering Indian delicacies that will pamper your taste buds are also served at this restaurant.
A high level committee led by General Manager of North Eastern Railway Mr. K.B.L. Mittal is in charge to monitor the quality of food stuffs supplied at the restaurant.
Gorakhpur is an ideal place to spend quality time with your friends, families and for your kids as well.
Lucknow to Gorakhpur trains
There are about one sixty five weekly trains originating from Lucknow to Gorakhpur. For those who are planning a journey from Lucknow to Gorakhpur train, then they should browse a reliable travel portal website and search for the best trains available.
Some of the trains that pass through Lucknow to reach Gorakhpur are as follows:
- Bihar S Kranti
- Gorakhpur Junction Premium Special
- Udaipur City New Jalpaiguri Express
The first train to depart from Lucknow station to Gorakhpur around 00:05 AM is Anand Vihar Trm Gorakhpur Junction Special with train no 05028 followed by Gorakhpur Junction Premium Special with train number 02528 which leaves at 00:25 AM.
The last train to depart from Lucknow station to Gorakhpur around 23: 45 AM is Udaipur City New Jalpaiguri Express with train number 19601.