As on date Southern Railway has delivered a total of 5566.70 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu and Kerala through 72 Oxygen Express trains since 14th May 2021 when the first loaded oxygen express arrived.
Delivery of LMO for Tamil Nadu crosses 5000 MT. 68 Oxygen Express trains deliver 5052.98 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu .
68th Oxygen Express loaded at Jindal Steel Siding, Dolvi (Maharashtra) for Chennai Harbour with 6 containers carrying 111.66 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 18:45 hours of 13-06-2021.
Station wise break-up of Cumulative quantity of LMO delivered:
As of date, Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet handled 30 loaded Oxygen Express rakes carrying 2169.96 MT of LMO. Chennai Harbour handled fourteen rakes delivering 1289.47 MT of LMO.
Madukkarai near Coimbatore handled seven Oxygen Express carrying a total of 333.02 MT of LMO.
Tiruchchirappalli Goods Yard (368.57 MT) and Kudalnagar (276.94 MT) received four rakes each.
Two rakes each were handled at Milavattan (143.96 MT) and Irugur Siding (162.33 MT) and Salem Container Depot (167.52 MT).One rake each was delivered to Tondiarpet Goods Yard (30.5MT), Tiruvallur (31.4 MT) and Vadipatti (79.31 MT).
As for further Oxygen Express trains, two loaded rakes for Tamil Nadu, one from Bhilai (Chhatisgarh) for Chennai Harbour with 6 tankers carrying 108.4 MT of LMO and another rake from Rourkela (Odisha) for Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet with 6 containers carrying 114.98 MT of LMO are expected to arrive tonight. Another loaded rake for Tamil Nadu with 4 containers carrying 77.78 MT of LMO is 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.