New Delhi, May 3
An ‘Oxygen Express’ for Delhi, carrying 30.86 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen, from Angul in Odisha is anticipated to arrive on Monday night, whereas another is on its way from West Bengal’s Durgapur, the railway ministry stated.
The prepare from Durgapur is carrying 120 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) and is probably going to attain Delhi on Tuesday, it stated.
The railways thus far have delivered round 1125 tonnes of LMO in 76 tankers to numerous states.
Twenty ‘Oxygen Express’ trains have already accomplished their journey and 7 extra such trains loaded with round 422 tonnes of LMO in 27 tankers are on their way to their locations, the ministry stated.
“It is the Indian Railways endeavour to deliver as much LMO as possible in the shortest time possible to the requesting states,” it stated.
“Oxygen Express to Delhi carrying 120 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen is on its way from Durgapur and is expected to reach Delhi on May 4, 2021,” the ministry stated.
Telangana will obtain its second ‘Oxygen Express’ from Angul carrying 60.23 tonnes of LMO. Haryana will obtain its fourth and fifth such prepare carrying practically 72 tonnes from Angul and Rourkela.
Another Oxygen Express with 85 tonnes is on its way from Hapa (Gujarat) to Gurgaon, the ministry stated.
More ‘Oxygen Express’ trains to Madhya Pradesh (its fourth prepare), Uttar Pradesh (its tenth prepare), Telangana, Haryana and Delhi carrying 422.08 tonnes of LMO are on their way.
Out of the 1,125 tonnes of LMO, Maharashtra obtained 174 tonnes, Uttar Pradesh 430.51 tonnes, Madhya Pradesh 156.96 tonnes, Delhi 190 tonnes, Haryana 109.71 tonnes and Telangana 63.6 tonnes. PTI