By Lloyd Takawira
Couples will have a rare valentine treat from the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)’s as its Leisure unit will on Saturday the 15th of February run its first steam train of the year to allow them to enjoy the month of love in style.
NRZ public relations manager, Nyasha Maravanyika in a statement said the train will run on Saturday because Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday.
“The Valentine’s Day steam train will take travellers from Bulawayo to Figtree and back. The train will also provide steam train enthusiasts with an opportunity to see the Garratt Locomotive in action.
“The steam locomotive will depart Bulawayo at 0900 hours and arrive in Figtree at 1200 Hours.
It will then leave Figtree for the return trip at 1500 hours and arrive in Bulawayo at 1700 Hours.
Adults will pay RTGS$275, children RTGS$140 for first-class while adults and children in the dining cars will part with RTGS$240 and $110 respectively for the journey,” he said.