Romania’s only steam train in Hunedoara reopened for tourists

Published on : Saturday, July 8, 2017

Romania_trainHunedoara county’s only steam train in the region of Central Romania has been reopened to tourists.

 

They have started offering trips on the 7-kilometre route between Brad and Criscior, as per the local reports. This special train has a capacity of 130 seats and would be operating along this route twice every week, especially on Fridays and Thursdays. This would continue till 8th September, 2017.

 

It departs from Criscior around 13.00 and 15.00, and from Brad around 14.00 and 16.00.

 

Along with the ride with Mocanita, the tourists would also be able to pay a visit to the locomotive workshop in Criscior, the Gold Museum in Brad. And, furthermore, the tourists opting to enjoy a ride with the Mocanita train on Thursdays would also be able to visit the market in Brad that is based close to the route of Mocanita.

 

The price of a round trip ticket is about RON 20 for adults and RON 10 for children.

 

Georg Hocevar who is the president of the association said that about 1,900 people enjoyed a ride with the Mocanita steam train on the Criscior –Brad route.

 

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