Commonwealth Express arrives in Guwahati
The Commonwealth Express exhibition train, on a countrywide journey in the run-up to the Commonwealth Games, was today formally declared open for public by Assam Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Bharat Narah.
Guwahati: The Commonwealth Express
exhibition train, on a countrywide journey in the run-up to
the Commonwealth Games, was today formally declared open for
public by Assam Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Bharat
The train will be stationed at the Kamakhya railway
station for two days and the public can get an idea about the
synergy between sports and communication along with various
facts and facets of Commonwealth Games.
Narah said that the Commonwealth Games 2010 is an
international sporting extravaganza and "we are proud that it
has arrived here so that the people can get an idea about the
great sporting event."
The Commonwealth Express has 11 ac coaches of which
five are dedicated to sports and the Commonwealth Games and
the remaining six coaches carry exhibits about the latest
strides in the field of IT.
The sports coaches showcase the history of
Commonwealth Games along with details of the venues where the
various events will be held and the countries` participating.
The coaches, displaying IT strides, narrate the story
of developments and how they touch our lives in a significant
The express, which will move from here to Moriani in
Upper Assam`s Jorhat district, had started its journey from
New Delhi on June 24 and will traverse through 47 cities in
The Queen`s Baton Relay of the Commonwealth Games was
scheduled to arrive here tomorrow.