Rourkela:10/7/19: The toy train, which has become non-operational for quite some time, has staged a comeback with refreshingly new look at the Indira Gandhi Park in Rourkela steel city.
Joyride in toy train would be an added attraction for those who yearn for to relish the greenery at the premiere park of the city. The toy train which was discontinued on technical grounds used to ferry tourists mostly children every year. The joyride this time would be an exhilarating experience particularly for children and teenagers. The bogeys and the engine of the toy train has been refurbished to give it a pleasantly new look, said railway officials here.
Mr. Raj Vir Singh, ED (P&A) inaugurated the Toy Train Platform and flagged off the renovated toy train in the presence of Mr. Gautam Banerjee, ED (Works) and Mr. D K Mohapatra, ED(MM). Also present on the occasion were Mr. A K Nayak, GM (TA&CSR), Mr. P K Das, DGM I/c (Town Services), Mr. B Singh, DGM (Town Engineering) and other senior officers and employees of the department.
Inaugurating the train Singh said “it would again be a crowd puller for the park, which is situated just at the entry to the steel city”.