An 80-year-old steam engine being taken to the boat club on the banks of Upper Lake in Bhopal on 4th August 2012 (Friday) for showcasing the country’s rail heritage to tourists. The Railways will install one of its old steam engines at the Boat Club on the banks of the Upper Lake here by May 31. The Indian Railways has decided to install one of its old steam engines at Boat Club near 'Bada Talab' (Upper Lake) here. In addition to this, a model of Bhopal's old railway station will be developed outside the club.
Railway officers intimated Urban Minister Babu Lal Gaur about this when he was on a visit to the site, said sources. Babulal said that the installation of a model of Navy battleship INS Shivalik has added charm to the club. The steam engine will undoubtedly make the site more attractive, he said.