Saturday, October 11, 2014

Segway Personal Transport in Eco Park

Today, we did a trial of a Segway PT at Eco Park. It was an amazing experience riding it -  my fist time in life, one that I had only once seen earlier this year at Istanbul Airport when I was returning from Nice, France. You don't need a balance, you just lean your body to go forward or turn. Segway, of course, is a trade mark but is now almost a generic name like Xerox. It is based on gyroscopes and I remembered my college physics days. Soon it will be operated regularly after few trials by M/s Ad-Impact who will run it on PPP basis . A photo taken this afternoon:

Segway Personal Transport at Eco Park:
Another unique experience for visitors
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Here is a clipping from today's Anandabazar:

Here is an old clipping from Sanmarg:

Sanmarg dt 3 Sep 2014

1 comment:

  1. Dear Sir,

    Starting Segway tours is an excellent initiative ! I have been on Segway tours in the US before and as you said, it is really an amazing experience.

    Really happy to see this happen in Kolkata as well. With wide pedestrian pathways, Eco park is the most ideal place in Kolkata to have Segway. Another suitable place could be the Hooghly riverfront promenade !