Southern Railway delivers more than 6850 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu & Kerala
through 87 Oxygen Express trains and 366 Containers/tankers
83 Oxygen Express trains deliver more than 6350 MT for Tamil Nadu in 339 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 6878.26 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu and Kerala through 87 Oxygen Express trains since 14th May 2021 when the first loaded oxygen express arrived.
83rd Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Tiruchchirapalli Goods with 4 containers carrying 74.83 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 23:45 hours of 25-06-2021.
With this total oxygen delivered for Tamilnadu –6364.54 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 (598.63 MT) also handled seven 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).
Containers/tankers delivered & Empty rakes run
As of date, 366 containers/tankers carrying LMO were delivered of which 339 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.