The seventh Oxygen Express on Tuesday reached the inland container depot at Amingaon in Assam’s Kamrrup district.
The express arrived in Assam from Jharkhand.
The oxygen express was loaded with 80 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen.
With this the Northeast Frontier Railways have delivered a total of 560 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen to the state.
Meanwhile, Indian Railways is in the process of setting up 86 oxygen plants in its hospitals across the country.
Under the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), oxygen plants are to be installed in railway hospitals at Maligaon, Katihar, New Bongaigaon, Alipurduar, Lumding and Dibrugarh.
The 7th Oxygen Express to Assam reached Inland Container Depot, Amingaon today carrying 80 MT of LMO from Jharkhand. With this, Railways have delivered 560 MT of life saving Oxygen to Assam to help in the fight against Covid-19. pic.twitter.com/yiXqsziJC7
— Northeast Frontier Railway (@RailNf) June 15, 2021