Mumbai: 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 for a day on Tuesday and will be on display at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), from July 19-22.
The train will be stationed at CSMT on platform no 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 1,56,000 km and exhibiting at 507 locations in over its 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,” 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. The current, ninth phase of the Science Express was flagged off on February 17, 2017 from Delhi’s Safdarjung railway station.