Tiong Bahru Park Playground Revamped: Tilting Train Adventures In 2018

Tiong Bahru Park Playground Revamped: Tilting Train Adventures In 2018
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The Tiong Bahru Park Playground is a classic. With a crazy, tilting train as its centrepiece, the playground is great fun for kids looking for an adventurous day out.

Late last year, the Tiong Bahru Park Playground was closed for a revamp and now in September 2018 – the spruce-up is complete and the newly renovated playground has reopened. Now the well-loved Tilting Train is back and the rest of the playground has been given a refresh too.

Tiong Bahru Park Playground Train

Tiong Bahru Park Train PlaygroundThe highlight of the Tiong Bahru Park Playground is the train. This consists of an engine, three carriages and a caboose at the end. Elevated off the playground’s sandy ground, the wood-clad carriages and caboose trail behind the engine at an angle – as if about to derail.

Inside the train, it is a crazy, fun house.

Inside the Tiong Bahru Park TrainWalking from one end of the train to the other provides plenty of silly fun as you try to keep upright and moving forward. New hand-holds have been added to parts of the playground, along with netted sections.

Bell inside the Tiong Bahru Park Playground Train StructureNow, kids can climb all the way to the very front of the engine and there is a bell upfront too.

Getting up to the Tiong Bahru Train PlaygroundAccess to the train from the ground is via ladders and stairways. One stairway at the front of the train leads up into the locomotive engine while another set of stairs can be found at the rear.

Rampway on to the trainIn between, there are various entryways to climb aboard the train. For example, intrepid young adventurers can attempt to board the train using a ramp with handholds and a rope.

Exiting is a more straightforward affair. Just shoot down one of the tube slides found in the middle of the train or from the open slides towards the rear.

Tiong Bahru Park TrainAt the front of the Tiong Bahru Park Train are a set of green seats which look like railway tracks.

Hi-Ho and Away We Go!

Cacti at Tiong Bahru PlaygroundIf kids need more help imagining that they are riding along on a runaway train through the desert, there are cacti popping out from sand beside the train. Instead of needles, these cacti have handholds for children to use.

Tiong Bahru Park PlaygroundA group of horse-shaped teeter-totters add to the cowboy-and-western vibe of the playground.

Ziplines and Other Playground Fun

Beside the train play structure, the Tiong Bahru Park Playground also has a pair of zip lines. One of these runs the length of the train brings an added sense of adventure to the sandy playground.

Swings, Tiong Bahru ParkThere are also swings at the one end of the playground.

Maze at the Tiong Bahru Park PlaygroundToddlers can explore a colourful little maze. This is set on a soft-padded play area.

Ready, Set, Play

With the 2018 renovation, the Tiong Bahru Park Playground looks ready to provide a rollicking good time for a whole new generation of children – with plenty of fun and play for all.

Tiong Bahru Park Playground 2018

Where: The park is bounded by Henderson Road, Tiong Bahru Road and Lower Delta Road

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