Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to inaugurate science express exhibition train on Tuesday


New Delhi: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the Science Express Climate Action Special — Exhibition Train through video conferencing from New Delhi on Tuesday.

The exhibition train will be at Roha railway station on Tuesday for a day, sources said.

It will be on the display at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), here from July 19-22.

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 km and exhibiting at 507 locations in its over 1,746 exhibition days and 1.68 crore visitors have visited it so far.

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, as per sources.

The current, ninth phase of the Science Express was flagged off on February 17, 2017 from Delhi’s Safdarjung railway station.

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