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I stayed near Atocha station during my three day business trip in Madrid. I looked on the map and saw this museum and knew I needed to go. It is not the most expansive railroad museum, but it was very captivating. The museum takes visitors...More
Only a relatively short walk from the centre of the City the Railway Museum, located in the former Delicias Station and, apparently, one of the largest railroad collections in Europe, has a wide range of both steam and diesel locomotives, carriages and railcars.
There are many old trains here. One is a restored car for sleeping and eating. Exquisite! On some days there are many vendors selling crafts, antiques and collectibles and there is a large number of food vendors wrapped around the building. There are many very...More
Constant Companion and I had been in Madrid for three days and were still adjusting to the jet lag and all the walking you do when on holiday. The Museo del Ferrocaril is just a ten minute walk from our hotel so we decided to...More
First the ticket taker was sort of blase, but the blond female security guard watching the photo shoot was not only rude, but offensive. Really took any fun of the experience out of it. And this is a woman working around CHILDREN! I say, stay...More
I was in the middle of December, a truly wonderful building, a rich collection of locomotives and wagons, Spain has truly unusual locomotives, which makes them even more interesting, at least for me. I am more prominent about German locomotives and central Europe. Entry fee...More
This is a relatively compact museum based in a former train station. If you are interested in locomotives (steam, diesel and electric) it is certainly worth a visit. Also has some side exhibits on railway history and technology in Spain and a couple of impressive...More