Toy train to operate in Debari tunnel

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12 Apr, 18 13:05
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A new tourist station to be developed at Debari tune.l Debari tunnel was made 119 years ago i.e. 48 years before independence. A plan of operating a toy train for children in this tunnel is innovated idea of Local MLA and HM is to be materialized soon. This is the longest railway tunnel in Rajasthan.
Indian Railways has approved the proposal of operating toy train in Debari tunnel. The tunnel is lying desolate for the past 12 years. On Friday the proposal of toy train was approved in the presence of Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria. Zonal Manager Punit Chawla said that the train can be operated by UIT or Municipal Corporation, the budget for which has been estimated around 5 crores.
While inaugurating escalator and lift at Udaipur railway station, Home Minister Kataira also said that Debari tunnel has heritage value. It can be developed from the heritage development funds. If at all the funds are not sufficient or budget is not approved for the tunnel, then UIT and Municipal Corporation can easily manage with their development funds.
The tunnel is 90 meters long and a track will soon be laid for the toy train. Engine and compartments are to be procured. Stations will be made at both ends of the tunnel. Small railway signals will be installed wherein children will also be made aware of the operative system of the train.

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