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Materan toy train to get AC coach from Saturday

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The iconic toy train, a major tourist attraction, will have one from Saturday, Central Railway (CR) officials said.

The is being introduced to make the journey more comfortable for the passengers, they said.

"It is for the fist time, the Neral-train will have an AC coach," a of the CR said.

"It will provide much-needed relief to the tourists from the sweltering heat and make their journey more exciting," he said.

The fare of this is Rs 415 per person, which includes basic fare, reservation charges and the GST, the added.

The 111-year-old toy train, which was shut since May 2016 following derailments, had resumed full services in January this year. The train is a big attraction for tourists visiting the picturesque hill station in neighbouring Raigad district.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 23:10 IST