The Southern Railway has delivered 2114.21 Metric Tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to Tamil Nadu and Kerala via 32 ‘Oxygen Express’ trains to assist these states tide over the difficulties in provide through the second wave of the pandemic.
Three Oxygen Express trains have so delivered 380.2MT of Oxygen to Kerala, a railway assertion stated right here on Saturday. All of the three rakes have been offloaded at Vallarpadam Container Terminal in Kochi.
The third Oxygen Express, loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for the Vallarpadam Container Terminal, arrived on the vacation spot on Could 27, it stated.
In the meantime, as many as 29 loaded Oxygen Express trains have to this point delivered 1734.01 MT of LMO to Tamil Nadu.
The final two Oxygen Express trains from Rourkela reached the state with 116.85 MT of the life-saving fuel on Could 29, it stated.
Indian Railways has delivered greater than 20,770 MT of LMO in additional than 1237 tankers to numerous states throughout the nation.
As many as 305 Oxygen Expresses have accomplished their journey to this point and introduced reduction to numerous states.
A complete of 614 MT of Oxygen has been offloaded in Maharashtra, almost 3731 MT in Uttar Pradesh, 656 MT in Madhya Pradesh, 5327 MT in Delhi, 1967 MT in Haryana, 98 MT in Rajasthan, 1994 MT in Karnataka, 320 MT in Uttarakhand,1734.01 MT in Tamil Nadu, 1668 MT in Andhra Pradesh, 225 MT in Punjab, 380.2 MT in Kerala, 1770 MT in Telangana, 38 MT in Jharkhand and 240 MT in Assam, it stated.
Operating on the excessive precedence Inexperienced Hall, with the very best sense of urgency, Railways is creating new requirements and unprecedented benchmarks in operating of Oxygen Express Freight Trains, the assertion added.