Southern Railway delivers 6800 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu & Kerala
through 86 Oxygen Express trains and 362 Containers/tankers
82 Oxygen Express trains deliver more than 6250 MT for Tamil Nadu in 335 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 6803.43 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu and Kerala through 86 Oxygen Express trains since 14th May 2021 when the first loaded oxygen express arrived.
81st Oxygen Express loaded at Jindal Steel Siding, Dolvi (Maharashtra) for Chennai Harbour with 4 containers carrying 82.92 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 19:55 hours of 24-06-2021.
82nd Oxygen Express loaded at Container Corporation Siding at Mandir Hasaud, near Raipur (Chattisgarh) for Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet with 6 containers carrying 120 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 21:15 hours of 24-06-2021.
With this total oxygen delivered for Tamilnadu –6289.71 MT.
Station wise break-up of Cumulative quantity of LMO delivered:
As of date, Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet handled 36 loaded Oxygen Express rakes carrying 2748.79 MT of LMO. Chennai Harbour handled seventeen rakes delivering 1564.68 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 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 (30.5MT), Tiruvallur (31.4 MT) and Vadipatti (79.31 MT).
As for further Oxygen Express trains for Tamil Nadu, one loaded rake from Rourkela (Odisha) with 4 containers carrying 74.83 MT is in transit.
Containers/tankers delivered & Empty rakes run
As of date, 362 containers/tankers carrying LMO were delivered of which 335 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.