Toy train likely to commence operation before Dashain

Darjeeling, 15th October: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) has sent a letter to the state government, through the District Magistrate, seeking permission to commence toy train service in the Hills before Dashain (Dussehra). 

According to the information, Darjeeling DM S Ponnambalam has forwarded the letter to West Bengal Secretariat Nabanna. Meanwhile, Tourism Minister Goutam Deb has also assured to take a decision on the matter after discussing with the Chief Secretary of Ministry of Tourism.

While addressing the media, A. K. Mishra - Director of DHR, stated that with the permission of the state government, Darjeeling's toy train will be open for service before the much-awaited Durga Puja.

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