Southern Railway delivers 6600 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu & Kerala
through 84 Oxygen Express trains and 352 Containers/tankers
80 Oxygen Express trains deliver more than 6000 MT for Tamil Nadu in 325 tankers/Containers
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 6600.51 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu and Kerala through 84 Oxygen Express trains since 14th May 2021 when the first loaded oxygen express arrived.
80th Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Irugur Container Siding (near Coimbatore) with 4 containers carrying 76.41 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 13:15 hours of 24-6-2021.
With this total oxygen delivered for Tamil Nadu – 6086.79 MT
Station wise break-up of Cumulative quantity of LMO delivered:
As of date, Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet handled 35 loaded Oxygen Express rakes carrying 2628.79 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 (523.8 MT) handled six rakes. Irugur Container Siding (389.79 MT) handled five rakes whileKudalnagar (276.94 MT) received four rakes.
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).
Containers/tankers delivered & Empty rakes run
As of date, 352 containers/tankers carrying LMO were delivered of which 325 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.