Southern Railway delivers over 6250 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu & Kerala
through 80 Oxygen Express trains and 334 Containers/tankers
Over 5700 MT of LMO in 307 containers/tankers delivered for Tamil Nadu through 76 Oxygen Express trains
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 6259.58 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu and Kerala through 80 Oxygen Express trains since 14th May 2021 when the first loaded oxygen express arrived.
76th Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Irugur Container Siding (near Coimbatore) with 4 containers carrying 73.27 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 23:30 hours of 19-6-2021.
With this total oxygen delivered for Tamil Nadu – 5745.86 MT.
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. Kudalnagar (276.94 MT) and Irugur Container Siding (313.38 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 trains for Tamil Nadu, two loaded rakes from Rourkela with 8 containers carrying 150.49 MT of LMO, are in transit.
Containers/tankers delivered & Empty rakes run
As of date, 334 containers/tankers carrying LMO were delivered of which 307 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.