Suresh Prabhu inaugurated Science Express Exhibition Train

Suresh Prabhu inaugurated Science Express Exhibition Train

This Science exhibition train is an innovative mobile science exhibition train mounted on a 16 coach AC train, travelling across India since October 2007.

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has inaugurated the Science Express Climate Action Special — Exhibition Train through video conferencing from New Delhi tomorrow.

The exhibition train was at Roha railway station for a day, said a senior railway official. It will be on the display at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), here from July 19-22, said the official.

The train will be stationed at CSMT on platform number 10 and will be open to public from 10 am to 5 pm. This Science exhibition train is an innovative mobile science exhibition train mounted on a 16 coach AC train, travelling across India since October 2007.

Since then, it has made eight tours of the country, travelling about 1,56,000 m and exhibiting at 507 locations in its over 1,746 exhibition days and 1.68 crore visitors have visited it so far. “Science Express has become the largest, the longest running and the most visited mobile science exhibition and has twelve entries in the Limca Book of Records,” an official added.

The ninth edition of the Science Express Climate Action tour is scheduled this year from February 17 to September 8, during which it will be exhibited at 68 stations across the country, a release issued by the CR said.

 

News Source: PTI

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