Visakhapatnam railway station sets up ‘fun zone’ for kids
The gaming zone at Visakhapatnam railway station has various sets of interesting games to enthral children as well as adults.Updated: Sep 06, 2019 13:35 IST
With an aim to cut down the monotony of prolonged waiting periods on railway stations and to make it an enjoyable experience, particularly for children, a fun zone has been set up by the Railways at the Visakhapatnam railway station.
The gaming zone has various sets of interesting games to enthral children as well as adults. The games ranging from video shooting to other indoor games aim to keep children engaged during long waiting hours at platforms. The fun zone will have all the high-tech gaming activities at par with game parlours.
Images of the game zone made their way to Twitter too:
Andhra Pradesh: Gaming zone inaugurated at platform number one of Visakhapatnam railway station. Chetan Kumar Srivastav, Divisional Railway Manager (Waltair) says, "Passengers can spend their time here while waiting for trains, children & parents, both can play here" (05.09.19) pic.twitter.com/Y7h7pjyPhQ— ANI (@ANI) September 5, 2019
According to the South Coast Railway Zone, the fun zone is the first of its kind in the country. Built on platform number one in Visakhapatnam station, the gaming area also has some creative activities for adults.
“Bringing happiness to passengers and children is our aim. During the waiting period, they can enjoy games. Our aim is not simply collecting money but to make children happy,” said Chetan Kumar, DRM Waltair Division.