Indian Railways deliver more than 26281 MT of LMO to the Nation
Southern Railway delivers over 4100 MT of Oxygen
for the States of Tamil Nadu & Kerala
LMO delivery for Tamil Nadu crosses 3600 MT
204.14 MT of LMO delivered on date for Tamil Nadu through 3 Oxygen express trains
Southern Railway delivers 4122.71 MT of Oxygen for the States of Tamil Nadu & Kerala through 57 Oxygen Express trains.
As on date Southern Railway has delivered a total of 3608.99 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu through 53 Oxygen Express trains since 14th May, 2021 when the first loaded oxygen express arrived.
Three Oxygen Express rakes carrying a total of 204.14 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) arrived for Tamil Nadu today (07-06-2021).
51st Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Tiruchchirappalli Goods yard with 4 containers carrying 85.96 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 00:45 hours of 07-06-2021.
52nd Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet with 4 containers carrying 85.8 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 13:55 hours of 07-06-2021.
53rd Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Madukkarai (Coimbatore) with 2 containers carrying 32.38 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 17:28 hours of 07-06-2021.
Station wise break-up of Cumulative quantity of LMO delivered:
As of date, Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet handled 27 loaded Oxygen Express rakes carrying 1884.25 MT of LMO.
One rake each was delivered to Tondiarpet Goods Yard (30.5MT), Tiruvallur (31.4MT), Milavattan (78.82 MT),Vadipatti (79.31 MT) and Irugur Siding (80.69 MT).
Tiruchchirappalli Goods Yard (161.8 MT) handled two rakes. Kudalnagar received four rakes with 276.94 MT while Madukkarai near Coimbatore received seven Oxygen Express carrying a total of 333.02 MT of LMO. Chennai Harbour handled eight rakes delivering 652.26 MT of LMO.
As for further Oxygen Express trains, one more loaded rake for Tamil Nadu with 5 containers carrying 65.14 MT of LMO, is in transit.
Oxygen Express for Kerala
So far, three oxygen Express trains delivered 380.2 MT of Oxygen to Kerala. All the three 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 the destination at 16:00 hours of today (01-06-2021). With the arrival of this rake, Southern Railway has delivered 513.72 MT of LMO for the State of Kerala
Oxygen Express to Various States
Running on high priority Green Corridor, Indian 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. Running of new Oxygen is a very dynamic exercise and figures keep getting updated all the time.