Southern Railway delivered 2114.21 Metric Tonnes LMO to Tamil Nadu, Kerala
Southern Railway delivered 2114.21 Metric Tonnes LMO to Tamil Nadu, Kerala

The Southern Railway Oxygen Express has delivered 2114.21 Metric Tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen to Tamil Nadu and Kerala amid COVID crisis. The medical oxygen was delivered through 32 ‘Oxygen Express’ trains to help these states tide over COVID-19 difficulties.

The railway statement said here that three Express trains have so delivered 380.2MT of Oxygen to Kerala, which were offloaded at Vallarpadam Container Terminal in Kochi. The third Oxygen Express, loaded at Rourkela for the Vallarpadam Container Terminal, arrived at the destination on May 27. Meanwhile, as many as 29 loaded Oxygen Express trains have so far delivered 1734.01 MT of LMO to Tamil Nadu. The last two express trains from Rourkela reached the state with 116.85 MT. Indian Railways has done a commendable job delivering more than 20,770 MT of LMO in more than 1237 tankers to various states across the country.

As per the reports of railways, a total of 614 MT of Oxygen has been offloaded in Maharashtra, nearly 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.

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