Oxygen Express train carrying around 70 tonnes of the life-saving gas reached the Delhi Cantt. Railway Station early Tuesday morning.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal took to twitter to share the information.
“Oxygen Express has reached Delhi from Raigarh, Chhattisgarh with Oxygen for patients in the capital.
Indian Railways is leaving no stone unturned in our collective fight against COVID-19, & ensuring sufficient availability of life-saving resources across the country,” Goyal tweeted with the 44 seconds video of the train’s arrival at the railway station in South Delhi.
The train was departed from Jindal Steel Works, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh on Monday night.
In view of the high demand of Oxygen across the nation, the railways had decided to run Oxygen Express trains to ferry liquid medical oxygen to cater the demand of life-saving gas.