After the arrival of the sixth Oxygen Express with 80 MT of oxygen in Assam, the state has received a total of 480 MT of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) so far.
Confirming the news, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) in a statement said Oxygen Expresses crossed mark of 29,000 MT of LMO delivery in service to the nation on Friday.
“So far, Indian Railways has delivered nearly 29,185 MT of LMO in more than 1684 tankers to various states across the country,” the NFR statement said.
Overcoming all hurdles and finding new solutions, Indian Railways is continuing its journey of bringing relief by delivering Liquid Medical Oxygen(LMO) to various states across the country.
A total of 409 Oxygen Expresses have completed their journey so far and brought relief to various states.
Till the time of the filing this report, 7 loaded Oxygen Expresses are on run with more than 551 MT of LMO in 28 tankers.
“Assam has received its sixth Oxygen Express from Jharkhand with 80 MT LMO in 4 tankers,” the NFR said in the statement on Friday.
Oxygen Expresses delivered over 14800 MT of LMO to the southern states of the country, the statement said, adding, “Oxygen Expresses offloaded more than 4500 of Liquid Medical Oxygen(LMO) in Tamil Nadu.”
Oxygen Expresses delivered more than 3500 and 3300 MT of LMO in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, respectively.
Oxygen Expresses started their deliveries 48 days back on April 24 in Maharashtra with a load of 126 MT.
Oxygen relief by Oxygen Expresses reached out to 15 states namely Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Telangana, Punjab, Kerala, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Assam.
Till date, 614 MT of Oxygen has been offloaded in Maharashtra, nearly 3797 MT in Uttar Pradesh, 656 MT in Madhya Pradesh, 5722 MT in Delhi, 2354 MT in Haryana, 98 MT in Rajasthan, 3564 MT in Karnataka, 320 MT in Uttarakhand, 4584 MT in Tamil Nadu, 3364 MT in Andhra Pradesh, 225 MT in Punjab, 513 MT in Kerala, 2851 MT in Telangana, 38 MT in Jharkhand and 480 MT in Assam.