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 tourist attraction , quite unique and  quite rare in the country, a type of “mocanita” train encircling the lake of Tabacariei Park , which  was very popular among tourists and local people .
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     This narrow gauge urban rail line in the park , which included two bridges and two tunnels was quite unique in the country , being 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 .

Once upon a time in Constanta – trenuletul din parc

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

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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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Trenuletul se pare ca a incetat sa functioneze undeva in 2002- 2003 , si atuncea se pare ca functiona pe un traseu incomplet ,

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