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Nearly 6,260 Tonnes Of Medical Oxygen Delivered By Oxygen Express Trains Since April 19: Railways


The Railways delivered 800 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen to the nation on Tuesday, it mentioned.

New Delhi:

The Railways has delivered almost 6,260 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) onboard 100 Oxygen Express’ trains since April 19 when it began its first such service, an official assertion mentioned on Wednesday.

The Railways delivered 800 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen to the nation on Tuesday, it mentioned.

“100 Oxygen Expresses have completed their journey so far and brought relief to various states. It is the Indian Railways’ endeavour to deliver as much Liquid Medical Oxygen as possible in the shortest time possible to the requesting states. So far, nearly 6,260 tonnes of of LMO has been delivered in 396 tankers,” the assertion mentioned.

Till now, 407 tonnes of oxygen has been offloaded in Maharashtra, almost 1,680 tonnes in Uttar Pradesh, 360 tonnes in Madhya Pradesh, 939 tonnes in Haryana, 123 tonnes in Telangana, 40 tonnes in Rajasthan, 120 tonnes in Karnataka, and greater than 2,404 tonnes in Delhi, it mentioned.

The first Oxygen Express prepare to Uttarakhand with 120 tonnes of the life-saving gasoline from Tatanagar in Jharkhand and the primary such prepare to Pune carrying greater than 50 tonnes of oxygen from Angul in Odisha reached their locations on Tuesday night time, the assertion mentioned.

More loaded Oxygen Express trains are anticipated to start out their journeys on Wednesday night time, it mentioned.
 

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