Z&OO Railroad at Lufkin's Ellen Trout Zoo to get upgrade

Z&OO Railroad at Lufkin's Ellen Trout Zoo to get upgrade

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The Z&OO Railroad at the Ellen Trout Zoo will be getting an update, thanks to the Lufkin Hosts Lions Club and the City of Lufkin.

Lions Club President Kirk Mathis said they are replacing the rails with a higher grade metal.

"By doing this, it will help with repairs," Mathis said. "That is good because that means we will be able to put more money back in the community."

Mathis said the repairs should take about three more weeks.

The Z&OO Railroad will be closed while the work is being done.

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