The Southern Railway has delivered 2114.21 Metric Tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to Tamil Nadu and Kerala through 32 ”Oxygen Express” trains to assist these states tide over the difficulties in supply during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three Oxygen Express trains have so delivered 380.2 MT of Oxygen to Kerala, a railway statement said right here on Saturday.
All of the three rakes were offloaded at Vallarpadam Container Terminal in Kochi.
The third Oxygen Express, loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for the Vallarpadam Container Terminal, arrived at the destination on Could 27, it said.
Meanwhile, as many as 29 loaded Oxygen Express trains have thus far 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 gasoline on Could 29, it said.
Indian Railways has delivered greater than 20,770 MT of LMO in additional than 1237 tankers to varied states throughout the nation.
As a lot as305 Oxygen Expresses have accomplished their journey thus far and introduced relief to varied 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 mentioned.
Operating on the high priority Green Corridor, with the very best sense of urgency, Railways is creating new requirements and unprecedented benchmarks within the working of Oxygen Categorical freight Trains, the assertion added.
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