Museum of railway equipment (technique) was opened on August 4, 1989 in Tashkent city. Opening of museum was devoted to anniversary of Uzbek highway. Due to selection of exhibits museum is included into world association of railway museums and is one of the most interesting among museums of the world of similar direction.
In a collection of a museum there are 3 electric locomotives, 13 engines of different historical series, 18 locomotives, various wagons on configurations, and also some technical models of repair and construction production of the last century. Collection of engines opens a museum exposition. Here presented models from OV to P-36 – the most powerful passenger engine which ever been entered into history.
Expositions of wagon museum show visitors history of creation of highway of Uzbekistan. Here presented exhibits on safety, means of communication, clothes of uniform sample, valor signs. Informative sightseeing tours are carried out by excursion train functioning in a museum.
Tashkent Museum of railway equipment is unique in own way as there are exposed wagons, locomotives and engines that had worked at highway, taking part in creation of basics and industrial potential not only for the Republic of Uzbekistan, but also for all regions of Central Asia.
It is possible to call museum of railway equipment of Tashkent city as true keeper of history of technical progress and culture.
Museum has a lot of friends from different countries of the world – amateurs of railways. Throughout its existence museum had helped young people to get acquainted with features of railway, to fall in love with it and even to devote their life for working on railway. Museum is very often visited by veterans, parents bring here on excursion their children, and grandfathers – grandsons. The museum meets each visitor, as welcomes guests! Welcome!