Cancer affected children get free Mumbai-Goa Konkan railway ride


Mangalore, Nov 6: Konkan Railway added cheer cancer affected children by organizing a complimentary train trip from Mumbai-Goa. The trip started on Wednesday and will end on November 8.

The children, who are undergoing treatment for cancer of various stages at Tata Memorial Centre, started their Goa trip from CSTM station by train no.12133 CSTM - Mangalore Express. There are 38 children accompanied by attendants and paramedic staff from Tata Hospital.

The children, who are in the age group of three to 16 years, were upbeat about the train journey over the picturesque Konkan Railway route.

Konkan Railway has been giving this complimentary train journey in III-tier AC coach to such children from Tata Memorial Centre every year since 2007. On the occasion, Konkan Railway distributes gift hampers to the children and also extends complimentary on-board hospitality to them and their escorts during the to and fro journey.

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