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CDA launches Margalla Tourist Train Service

01 February, 2014

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ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has formally launched its Margalla Tourist Train Service that will start from the Rose and Jasmine Garden and reach Lok Virsa museum through the Garden Avenue.

The tourist train's launching ceremony was held at the Rose and Jasmine Garden on Friday. Senior officials of the Capital Development Authority were present on the occasion.

The journey by Margalla Tourist Train Service will enable the tourists to catch the sight of green Shakarparian area along with the National Monument, Lok Virsa and the Pakistan Natural History Museum.

The train service will leave the Rose and Jasmine Garden every day at 10am and 3pm for a two-hour journey.

Initially, the children will be charged Rs 10, while adults will have to pay Rs 30 for the journey.

The launch of Margalla Tourist Train Service is an evidence of the keenness on part of the Capital Development Authority to take care of recreational and aesthetic needs of the residents of Islamabad and visitors from across the country.

The train will be a major attraction for the children.

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