Monday, 6 September 2010
The Commonwealth Express
The Commonwealth Express, featuring rare CWG memorabilia, arrived at Bangalore on Thursday 2nd of September, 2010 to give Bangaloreans a glimpse of the history of the games.
Five coaches of the Special Exhibition train on Sports and Information Technology are devoted to the Commonwealth Games. The train was stationed at Cantonment, the second major railway station in Bangalore, till Friday 3rd September 2010.
The special train, comprising of 11 coaches, has been journeying throughout India from June 24 to promote the Games (Oct 3-14) which will be held in New Delhi.
The Commonwealth Express is being run jointly by the Ministry of Railways (through its Railway Sports Promotion Board) and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
Idiom captured glimpses of the train which showcased - History of the Games, Commonwealth Nations and the Mascot of New Delhi Games ‘Shera’; Queen’s Baton Relay and interesting facts about the Games; Details of venues and the Games; Display of sporting events and calendar of sporting events; Portraits and action photographs of Indian sports legends and Railways’ role in nurturing budding Indian sportsmen, star railway sportspersons and display of trophies bagged by Indian Railways.
In case you still didn’t know, Idiom has and is designing the look of the games as well as the logo
-Posted by Mallik