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1st Oxygen Expresses For Andhra Pradesh, Kerala On The Way


The first Oxygen Express to Tamil Nadu delivered 80 MT on Friday morning (File)

New Delhi:

The first Oxygen Expresses from Indian Railways for Andhra Pradesh and Kerala are on their means with 40 MT and 118 MT of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) respectively, knowledgeable officers.

Meanwhile, Indian Railways has delivered 7900 MT of LMO in practically 500 tankers to numerous states throughout the nation to this point.

Oxygen Expresses began their deliveries on April 24, 2021 in Maharashtra with a load of 126 MT of LMO. Oxygen Expresses have been delivering practically 800 MT of LMO to the nation every day for the previous few days.

“In order to ensure that oxygen relief reaches in the fastest time possible, Railways is creating new standards and unprecedented benchmarks in running of Oxygen Express Freight Trains. The average speed of these critical Freight trains is way above 55 in most cases over long distances. Running on high priority Green Corridor, with the highest sense of urgency, operational teams of various Zones are working round the clock in most challenging circumstances to ensure that Oxygen reaches in the fastest possible time frame. Technical stoppages have been reduced to 1 minute for crew changes over different sections,” reads an Indian Railways assertion.

The first Oxygen Express to Tamil Nadu delivered 80 MT on Friday morning and the second Oxygen Express is on the way in which.

Worth mentioning, 130 Oxygen Expresses have accomplished their journey to this point and introduced reduction to numerous States.

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