Southern Railway delivers nearly 6200 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu & Kerala
through 79 Oxygen Express trains and 330 Containers/tankers
Over 5650 MT of LMO in 303 containers/tankers delivered for Tamil Nadu through 75 Oxygen Express trains
76th Oxygen Express for Tamil Nadu arriving at Irugur tonight
513.72 MT of LMO in 27 containers/tankers delivered for Kerala through 4 Oxygen Express trains
As on date Southern Railway has delivered a total of 6186.31 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu and Kerala through 79 Oxygen Express trains since 14th May 2021 when the first loaded oxygen express arrived.
75 Oxygen Express trains delivered 5672.59 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu .
Station wise break-up of Cumulative quantity of LMO delivered:
As of date, Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet handled 33 loaded Oxygen Express rakes carrying 2440.33 MT of LMO. Chennai Harbour handled sixteen rakes delivering 1481.76 MT of LMO.
Madukkarai near Coimbatore handled seven Oxygen Express carrying a total of 333.02 MT of LMO.
Tiruchchirappalli Goods Yard (447.74 MT) handled five rakes and Kudalnagar (276.94 MT) received four rakes.
Irugur Siding (240.11 MT) handled three rakes while two rakes each were handled at Milavattan (143.96 MT) and) 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 for Tamil Nadu, one loaded rake from Rourkela carrying 4 container loads (73.27 tonnes) is expected to arrive at Irugur tonight (19.06.2021).
Containers/tankers delivered & Empty rakes run
As of date, 330 containers/tankers carrying LMO were delivered of which 303 containers/tankers were delivered to various Tamil Nadu destinations. 27 containers/tankers delivered for Kerala were offloaded at Vallarpadam Container Terminal.
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.