Only steam train in Hunedoara reopens for tourists

The only Mocanita steam train in Hunedoara county in Central Romania has started taking tourists again on the 7-kilometer route between Criscior and Brad, reports  Mediafax.

The special train, which has a capacity of 130 seats, will operate on this route twice a week, on Thursdays and Fridays, until September 8, 2017. It departs from Criscior at 13:00 and 15:00, and from Brad at 14:00 and 16:00, says Romania-Insider.com.

“In addition to the ride with Mocanita, tourists can also visit the locomotive workshop in Criscior, the Gold Museum in Brad, and those who choose to take a ride with the Mocanita train on Thursdays will also be able to visit the market in Brad, which is located right next to Mocanita’s route,” reads a press release of the Association for the Preservation of Narrow Lines.

The price of a round trip ticket is RON 20 (about EUR 4.4) for adults and RON 10 (some EUR 2.2) for children.

 

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