SINGAPORE - The Orient Express, also dubbed the train of kings and the king of trains, has pulled into town. The pop-up exhibition, Once Upon A Time on the Orient Express, runs from Saturday (Dec 12) to June 13, 2021, at Gardens by the Bay. The Straits Times picks out nine things to see and do there.
The locomotive with its tender, a trailing vehicle typically attached to a steam locomotive to carry fuel and water, was constructed in 1862. Loaned by Ajecta, the French association for reconditioning heritage trains, the locomotive and two cars - the Pullman and Fourgon, which were engineered in the 1930s - are considered France's national treasures.