New Delhi: The Metro Museum of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) observed its 14th anniversary on Thursday (5th January). Established in the year 2008, the Metro Museum has been a special attraction for visitors and commuters of Delhi Metro over the past decade. The Museum has also been the venue for various events and initiatives taken up for children by the Corporate Communication Department of DMRC.
On the occasion of its 14th anniversary, the Delhi Metro Museum held a series of activities at the Metro Museum located at Patel Chowk Metro Station. More than 40 children from the Salam Balak Trust and Udaan NGO were invited to visit the Metro Museum and take part in the 14th anniversary celebrations.
The children visited the Metro Museum and were informed about the history of Delhi Metro. The children performed a play and dance on patriotic songs as part of the event also.
During the event, a special exhibition ‘Metro Museum @14’, highlighting the journey of Metro Museum so far, was inaugurated by the chief guest of the event and DMRC’s first lady, Smt. Shalini Singh in the presence of the wives of DMRC’s functional directors.
Further, the chief guest also inaugurated the new exhibits of the original train door set and a pair of wheels of a metro train in the museum.
Marking the 14th anniversary, the chief guest also launched the new souvenir items of Metro Museum which were presented to the chief guest and other guests.