The Southern Railway has delivered 2114.21 Metric Tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to Tamil Nadu and Kerala by way of 32 ‘Oxygen Categorical’ trains to assist these states tide over the difficulties in provide in the course of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three Oxygen Categorical trains have so delivered 380.2MT of Oxygen to Kerala, a railway assertion mentioned right here on Saturday. All of the three rakes had been offloaded at Vallarpadam Container Terminal in Kochi.
The third Oxygen Categorical, loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for the Vallarpadam Container Terminal, arrived on the vacation spot on Might 27, it mentioned.
In the meantime, as many as 29 loaded Oxygen Categorical trains have up to now delivered 1734.01 MT of LMO to Tamil Nadu. The final two Oxygen Categorical trains from Rourkela reached the state with 116.85 MT of the life-saving gasoline on Might 29, it mentioned.
Indian Railways has delivered greater than 20,770 MT of LMO in additional than 1237 tankers to numerous states throughout the nation.
As a lot as305 Oxygen Expresses have accomplished their journey up to now 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 mentioned.
Working on the excessive precedence Inexperienced Hall, with the best sense of urgency, Railways is creating new requirements and unprecedented benchmarks within the operating of Oxygen Categorical Freight Trains, the assertion added.