DHR - Fun Run, Join the Fun

Darjeeling Rehabilitation Service Co-operative Society Limited, an organisation dedicated towards restoration, preservation and protection of ecological integrity and heritage or Darjeeling, in association with The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway [DHR] is set to organise a Fun Run for Public Awareness to save the environment and heritage of Darjeeling.

Through the event, DHR aim to spread a very important message about how its important for us to realise about the importance of the environment and how we should take individual steps to save the same. They are also emphasizing on waste reduction and proper waste management.

They are also attempting to make an entry into the Guinness Book of World record through the event.

So folks, please mark the date. The Second annual fun run with world heritage DHR steam engine will be held on 13th January 2019. 
Venue: Darjeeling More to Sukna DHR Station
Starting Time: 8 am
Finishing time: 12 pm

You can go through their Facebook page Fun Run with DHR for more details. Registration forms will be available from 5th of January at Cosmos mall in Siliguri and at New Walis Bakery, Chowk Bazaar in Darjeeling against a fees of Rs. 100.

Participants will be given certificates.

[Writes: Faiyaz Shafiqe Ansari]

DHR Darjeeling

World Heritage DHR – Original steam locos manufactured by Baldwin Loco Works, Philadelphia, US, in 1917, the coal-fired loco 794-B — a 1914 model — was in active service on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway till the 1990s. After CR procured it in 2001, the Southern Railways’ Golden Rock Workshops worked on the loco and fitted it with indigenously designed diesel oil-fired kits to adapt to modern standards and practices.

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