Friday, 16 January 2009

Children's railway



Children's railway was a phenomenon in the Soviet Union and Eastern bloc countries. In Riga there was one as well but it's been dismantled many years ago, however in quite a few post-communist countries it is still functioning. One of them you can find in Yerevan, Armenia.
Photos by (c) Arnis Balcus

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

These are things they should restore and put in working function again. Isnt the Riga children railway in Mezaparks?

Arnis Balcus said...

in me┼żaparks the children's railway was removed many years ago, it is the dismantled one that was mentioned in the blog entry ;)

Anonymous said...

Damn, why? I remember as a small kid I was there and it was still working, how long ago they dismantled it?

Arnis Balcus said...

In May 1997