150 Oxygen Expresses Deliver More Than 9440 MT Of Liquid Medical Oxygen Across India
New Delhi, May 17 (TNA) 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, an official said on Monday.
So far, Indian Railways has delivered more than 9440 MT of LMO in nearly 590 tankers to various states across the country, it was further informed.
It may be noted that nearly 150 Oxygen Expresses have completed their journey so far and brought relief to various States. Till the time of this report, 12 loaded Oxygen Expresses on run with more than 970 MT of LMO in 55 tankers.
Southern states of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu got a big boost in Oxygen supply with several Oxygen Expresses delivering loads on Saturday and Sunday. Incidentally NCR region crossed the delivery of more than 5000 MT of Oxygen for further distribution.
Oxygen Expresses have been delivering nearly 800 MT of LMO to the Nation each day for last few days. It is Indian Railways endeavour to deliver as much LMO as possible in the shortest time possible to the requesting states.
Kerala received its first Oxygen Express at Ernakulam with 118 MT of load. Running of new Oxygen is a very dynamic exercise and figures keep getting updated all the time. More loaded Oxygen Expresses are expected to start their journeys later in the night.
Railways has mapped different routes with Oxygen supply locations and keeps itself ready with any emerging need of the States. States provide tankers to the Indian Railways for bringing LMO.