Southern Railway delivered 3074.49 MT of LMO through 44 Oxygen Express trains for the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
38th Oxygen Express loaded at Public Siding at Tata Nagar (Jharkhand) for Inland Container Depot at Tondiarpet, Chennai, Tamilnadu with 6 containers carrying 120 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 21:28 hours of 2-6-2021.
The 39th Oxygen Express loaded at Jindal Steel Works, Dolvi, Maharastra with 3 containers carrying 60.81 MT of LMO arrived at Chennai Harbour at 03:45 hours of today (03-06-2021). The 40th Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Madukkarai (Coimbatore) with 4 containers carrying 32.38 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 10.23 hours of today (03-06-2021).
With this total oxygen delivered for Tamilnadu –2560.77 MT.
As of date, Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet handled 23 loaded Oxygen Express rakes carrying 1552.39 MT of LMO. one rake each was delivered to Tondiarpet Goods Yard (30.5MT) , Tiruvallur (31.4 MT), Milavattan (78.82 MT) and Vadipatti (79.31 MT) . Kudalnagar received three rakes with 187.78 MT while Madukkarai near Coimbatore received five Oxygen Express carrying a total of 235.78 MT of LMO. Chennai Harbour has also handled five rakes delivering 364.79 MT of LMO.
As for further Oxygen Express trains, two more rakes for Tamil Nadu, one with 4 containers carrying 84.62 MT and the other with 5 containers carrying 64.86 MT of LMO, are in transit.
Oxygen Express for Kerala
So far, four oxygen Express trains delivered 513.72 MT of Oxygen to Kerala. All the four rakes were offloaded at Vallarpadam Container Terminal, Kochi. The fourth Oxygen Express with 7 containers carrying 133.52 MT of LMO from Rourkela arrived at Vallarpadam Container Terminal on 01-06-2021.