Indian Railways Open 1st Movable Tunnel Aquarium At Bengaluru: Pay This Fee To Enter!
In a first, an aquatic kingdom has been set up at a Bengaluru Railway station. From rare species of fish to exotic marine plants, the facility promises to give a visual treat to passengers for an entry fee of just ?25.
It also supports a variety of aquatic species, including alligators, stingrays, sharks, lobsters, snails, and shrimp. Natural rocks and driftwood splashes, as well as artificial coral rocks, embellish the aquarium.
Currently, 25 visitors can visit the aquarium at a time because of the pandemic.
Aquatic Park At Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station
The one-of-its-kind aquatic park at Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station has been developed by Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd(IRSDC) in collaboration with the HNi Aquatic Kingdom.
The 12-feet long aquatic kingdom at the railway station is Indian Railways first paludarium that houses myriad flora and fauna.
“Its entrance gives a glimpse into marine life, with a beautiful dolphin humbly greeting visitors with a slight bow and a smile,” an Indian Railways release said.
A 3D selfie area, 20 feet of glass periphery are some attractive features of this facility.
Initiative To Enhance The Passenger Experience
The facility promises to give a visual treat to passengers for an entry fee of just ?25.
This initiative will improve the passenger experience and would generate cash for Indian Railways, according to the statement, with a small entry fee of $25 per passenger.
“This aquatic kingdom will entice passengers and visitors and it will not only be an enjoyable experience but also educative to experience a life-size kingdom of fishes here, IRSDC MD and CEO S K Lohia said.
“It is our endeavour to transform Indian Railways by re/developing stations at par with Airports and also enhance passenger delight with our excellent facility management initiatives; wherein even the waiting time will become a pleasurable experience for the passengers and visitors rather than being mundane” he also said.
“Even following strict COVID related protocols, up to 25 visitors can visit the aquarium at a time,” he added.