Published On: Wed, Jan 22nd, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

CDA all set to launch Margalla Tourist Train from this week

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ISLAMABAD: Following the directions of Chairman CDA Maroof Afzal, Capital Development Authority (CDA) will formally launch its Margalla Tourist Train Service from this week.

In this regard Member Administration CDA, Amer Ali Ahmed chaired a meeting and finalized the arrangements for Margalla Tourist Train Service.

He was told that the tourist train will start from Rose and Jasmine Garden and will reach Lok Virsa Museum through Garden Avenue.

The journey by Margalla Tourist Train Service would enable the tourists to catch sight of green Shakarparian area along with National Monument, Lok Virsa and Pakistan Natural History Museum. Margalla Train Service will get going daily at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm from Rose and Jasmine Garden for two hours back journey.

Initially the children will be charged Rs.10 while the adults Rs. 30 for the journey on Margalla Tourist Train Service.

Member Administration CDA Amer Ali Ahmed on the occasion said that the motive behind starting Margalla Tourist Train service is to provide recreational facilities to the residents of Islamabad as well as visitors from other cities.

The Tourist Train will provide an opportunity to the visitors to see best recreational places and cultural heritage of Islamabad through its informative journey. The tourist train will help in promoting tourism and cultural activities in the Capital, the Member Administration further said.
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