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Pakistan Railways Heritage Museum

Golra Sharif Railway Station, Islamabad, Pakistan
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The only railway museum in Pakistan.

The Railway station is really wellkept, and the museum is so interesting With so many items from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Nice Piece of History from colonial Times

It's a nicely maintained place. The reason for that might be that it is really difficult to find... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Golra Sharif Railway Station, Islamabad, Pakistan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Railway station is really wellkept, and the museum is so interesting With so many items from all years Pakistan has had Railways, and With some old photos and model of the greatest Railway station in the region, Lahore.The staff loves to guide you around...More

Thank Ingeborg56
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It's a nicely maintained place. The reason for that might be that it is really difficult to find and not many people got there. There are some old artefacts and some old trains there. Unfortunately the historical research is very poor, but it is way...More

Thank Besold
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If someone likes to visit a typical british made railway station, this is the one nearest capital. Although there is proper Islamabad railway station in sector H-9 but that is newly build. Golrha station has all the signs from past like trees, benches, atmosphere etc....More

Thank Zafar Y
Reviewed 7 August 2016

People had told me it was a good place to visit but it was unexpectedly excellent. We took the Safari train from Pindi, which I am not sure runs any longer that would be a shame cause it was just wonderful. When we arrived their...More

Thank Drpcr
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I had a good surprise to find this clean and well kept functional train station that also had a Museum and rich historical references. The train in which Lord Mountbatten and Quaid e Azam traveled is also there. Surrounded by natural villages and scenery, the...More

Thank TheOrdinaryGirl123
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I've been here for most of my life and I find no parallel to it. I miss morning walks.... hanging around with friends.... playing around. Studying learning martial arts in the station park in morning and all that. People all over Pakistan as well as...More

Thank Nasrshahbaz545
Reviewed 6 June 2016

If you are a history person, do not miss an opportunity to visit this wonderfully amazing heritage treasure.

Thank Waseem A
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Golra railway museum is a less known but a must see landmark of Islamabad. It is located inside the Golra railway station which was built by the British in 1882 to act as a supply line to Afghanistan through the historic Khyber Pass. The station...More

Thank Syed s
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Built during colonial British times, this is a beautiful railway station with many parts still in tact from 100 years ago. They even use the old traffic controls! Amazing old trains that you can go aboard, including the carriage where Jinnah signed the declaration to...More

2  Thank HRMcGurk
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Last weekend we hopped in the car from F7 and were at the station within 30 min. Without any advance notice, the station curator came out immediately and then spent over an hour with our group of six people. We not only saw the museum,...More

1  Thank Kevin S
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