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184/2021-22 11-06-2021
Southern Railway delivers over 5000 MT of Oxygen for the States of Tamil Nadu & Kerala 62 Oxygen Express trains deliver over 4500 MT for Tamil Nadu

As of date, Southern Railway has delivered a total of 5007.83 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu and Kerala through 66 Oxygen Express trains since 14th May 2021 when the first loaded oxygen express arrived.

4494.11 MT of LMO has been delivered for Tamil Nadu through 62 Oxygen Express trains.

59th loaded Oxygen Express loaded at Bhilai (Chhattisgarh) for Chennai Harbour with 6 containers carrying 113.79 MT of  LMO arrived at the destination at 20:00 hours of 10-06-2021.

60th Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet with 6 containers carrying 126.91 MT of  LMO arrived at the destination at 23:00 hours of 10-06-2021.

61st Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Salem Container Depot with 4 containers carrying 86.22 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 06:28 hours of 11-06-2021.

62nd Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Irugur Container Siding (near Coimbatore) with 4 containers carrying 81.64 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 09:50 hours of 11-6-2021.

Station wise break-up of Cumulative quantity of LMO delivered:

As of date, Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet handled 28 loaded Oxygen Express rakes carrying 2011.16 MT of LMO.

One rake each was delivered to Tondiarpet Goods Yard (30.5MT), Tiruvallur (31.4MT), ,Vadipatti (79.31 MT) and Salem Container Depot (86.22 MT).

Two rakes each were handled at Milavattan (143.96 MT) and Irugur Siding (162.33 MT). Tiruchchirappalli Goods Yard (242.88 MT) handled three 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 twelve rakes delivering 1096.33 MT of LMO.

As for further Oxygen Express trains, two more loaded rakes for Tamil Nadu carrying 205.69 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 three rakes were offloaded at Vallarpadam Container Terminal, Kochi. The fourth rake with 7 containers carrying 133.72 MT of LMO arrived at Vallarpadam o­n 01-06-2021.

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