Once upon a time in Constanta – the train from the park

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Sometime not so long ago , in Tabacariei park – the only large park of Constanta city, there  was a quite unique tourist attraction, a miniature train line. It a type of “mocanita” train encircling the lake of Tabacariei Park. This  was very popular among tourists and local people .  

[ I  Appeal to all readers , if anybody has old pictures of the train or stations since before construction of the mall please contact me at garcia.calavera@yahoo.com ]       

This narrow gauge urban rail line in the park , which included two bridges and two tunnels was quite unique in the country. There were only 2 more like this: one in the Children’s park in Timisoara and one more in Bucharest Children’s Town. Today unfortunately only one survived in Bucharest in a reduced form .

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A fost odata – Trenuletul din parcul Constanta


Candva nu prea de demult daca mai tineti minte in parcul Tabacarie , era o atractie turistica inedita si destul de rara in tara: trenuletul din parcul Constanta. Era un trenulet de tip mocanita ce inconjura tot lacul Tabacarie , foarte popular printre turisti dar si Constanteni.

trenulet parc Constanta

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Linia feroviara ingusta urbana din parc , ce cuprindea 2 podete si 2 tuneluri  era destul de unicata in tara , fiind doar inca 2 de acest fel :  in parcul Copiilor din Timisoara si in Oraselul Copiilor din Bucuresti , astazi din pacate doar cel din Bucuresti a supravietuit intr-o forma redusa.

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