Southern Railway delivers more than 7000 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu & Kerala
through 89 Oxygen Express trains and 376 Containers/tankers
Delivery of LMO for Tamil Nadu crosses 6500 MT
85 Oxygen Express trains & 349 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 7063.31 MT of LMO for Tamil Nadu and Kerala through 89 Oxygen Express trains since 14th May 2021 when the first loaded oxygen express arrived.
Two loaded rakes for Tamil Nadu arrived today (28-06-2021).
84th Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Inland Container Depot, Tondiarpet with 6 containers carrying 111.01 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 10:15 hours of 28-6-2021.
85th Oxygen Express loaded at Rourkela (Odisha) for Chennai Harbour with 4 containers carrying 74.04 MT of LMO arrived at the destination at 10:58 hours of 28-06-2021.
With this total oxygen delivered for Tamilnadu –6549.59 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.
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 (30.5 MT), Tiruvallur (31.4 MT) and Vadipatti (79.31 MT).
Containers/tankers delivered & Empty rakes run
As of date, 376 containers/tankers carrying LMO were delivered of which 349 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.