Scinece Express to reach Valsad tomorrow

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016,15:50 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Mumbai | Thematically designed exhibition train Science Express will be stationed in Gujarat’s Valsad station for three days from tomorrow onwards, Western Railway (WR) officials said.

The Science Express – Climate Action Special (Phase-VIII), will halt at Valsad station from April 20-22. WR has made elaborate arrangements and letters have already been sent to various schools well in advance in order to get students in large number to see the exhibition, WR chief PRO Ravindra Bhakar said.

The next halt will be at Anand station from April 23-25, then at Patan from April 26-28, at Hapa from April 29- May 1. It will be in Junagarh for three days from May 2-4 and at Gandhinagar from May 5-7, he said. The coaches of Science Express have been thematically designed to represent various scientific aspects and development taking place such as Bing Bang, nanocosmos, building blocks of life, architecture of mind, world of senses, sensors, from data to knowledge, spaceship earth.

It is a joint venture of Department of Science & Technology and Ministry of Environment and Forest. The train, mounted on a 16-coach AC train, has been travelling across India since 2007.