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from ANTARA, The Indonesian National News Agency Padang Panjang, West Sumatra Province, Feb. 22 (ANTARA) - Transportation Minister Jusman Syafii Djamal inaugurated the operation of tourist train serving Padang Panjang-Sawahlunto route in West Sumatra, here on Saturday.
"Hopefully the operation of this tourist train could help boost the local people's economy," the minister said.
The newly-launched 'Danau Singkarak' train, which has seven coaches and one locomotive, is expected to help attract more tourists to the province.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by among others Roni Wahyudi, a director of state railway company PT KAI, the culture and …