As on date Southern Railway has delivered a total of 3881.95 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu through 56 Oxygen Express trains since 14th May,2021 when the first loaded oxygen express arrived.
Two Oxygen Express rakes carrying a total of 207.82 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) arrived for Tamil Nadu today (09-06-2021).
55th Oxygen Express loaded at Bhilai (Chattisgarh) for Tiruchchirapalli Goods with 4 containers carrying 81.08 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 00:35 hours of today (09-06-2021).
56th Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Chennai Harbour with 126.74 MT of oxygen in 6 containers arrived at the destination at 01:35 hours today (09-06-2021).
Station wise break-up of Cumulative quantity of LMO delivered:
As of date, Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet handled 27 loaded Oxygen Express rakes carrying 1884.25 MT of LMO.
One rake each was delivered to Tondiarpet Goods Yard (30.5MT), Tiruvallur (31.4MT), ,Vadipatti (79.31 MT) and Irugur Siding (80.69 MT).
Milavattan (143.96 MT) handled two rakes and 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 nine rakes delivering 779 MT of LMO.
As for further Oxygen Express trains, one rake from Jindal Steel Siding, Dolvi, Maharastra with 4 containers carrying 82.17 MT of LMO is expected to arrive tonight. Three more loaded rake for Tamil Nadu carrying 329.98 MT of LMO, is in transit.
Oxygen Express for Kerala
So far, three oxygen Express trains delivered 380.2 MT of Oxygen to Kerala. All the three rakes were offloaded at Vallarpadam Container Terminal, Kochi. The fourth Oxygen Express with 7 containers carrying 133.52 MT of LMO from Rourkelaarrived at the destination at 16:00 hours of today (01-06-2021). With the arrival of this rake, Southern Railway has delivered 513.72 MT of LMO for the State of Kerala