Southern Railway delivers more than 7100 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu & Kerala
through 90 Oxygen Express trains and 380 Containers/tankers
Delivery of LMO for Tamil Nadu crosses 6600 MT
86 Oxygen Express trains & 353 tankers/Containers run for Tamil Nadu
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 7139.72 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu and Kerala through 90 Oxygen Express trains since 14th May 2021 when the first loaded oxygen express arrived.
86th Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Tiruchchirappalli Goods yard with 4 containers carrying 76.41 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 15:15 hours of 30-6-2021.
With this total oxygen delivered for Tamil Nadu – 6626 MT.
Station wise break-up of Cumulative quantity of LMO delivered:
As of date, Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet handled 37 loaded Oxygen Express rakes carrying 2859.8 MT of LMO. Chennai Harbour handled eighteen rakes delivering 1638.72 MT of LMO.
Tiruchchirappalli Goods Yard (675.04 MT) also handled eight rakes. Madukkarai near Coimbatore handled seven Oxygen Express carrying a total of 333.02 MT of LMO.
Irugur Container Siding (389.79 MT) handled five rakes while Kudalnagar (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 (30.5 MT), Tiruvallur (31.4 MT) and Vadipatti (79.31 MT).
As for further Oxygen Express for Tamil Nadu, one loaded rake from Jindal Steel Works, Dolvi, Maharastra with 6 containers carrying 119.4 MT of LMO is expected to arrive at Chennai Harbour tonight (30-06-2021)
Containers/tankers delivered & Empty rakes run
As of date, 380 containers/tankers carrying LMO were delivered of which 353 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.