Models of steam engine, rail coach in focus on Heritage Day


Models of steam engine, rail coach in focus on Heritage Day

Display of a steam locomotive and coach model made out of recyclable cardboard and corrugated paper were highlights of the World Heritage Day celebration by the Central Railway (CR) here Thursday.

According to CR chief spokesperson Sunil Udasi, a life -size model of a steam loco and a heritage coach were unveiled by CR General Manager D K Sharma in the gallery of the passenger walkway towards platforms 14 to 18 at the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) to mark the day.

Highlighting the salient features of the models, Udasi said six truckloads of materials and approximately 15-ton corrugated paper, recycled paper, card-board and some plywood were used to craft 23-feet-long steam engine and 22-feet-long coach. Read More

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