The Indian Railways on Tuesday said that it has delivered around 27,600 MT of ‘Liquid Medical Oxygen’ (LMO) in more than 1,603 tankers to various states across the country.
Noting that 392 Oxygen Expresses have completed their journey so far and brought relief to various States, the Indian Railway further said that today four loaded Oxygen Expresses are on run with more than 381 MT of LMO in 21 tankers.
Oxygen relief by Oxygen Expresses reached out to 15 states namely Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Telangana, Punjab, Kerala, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Assam.
To date, the Indian Railway has offloaded 614 MT of Oxygen has been offloaded in Maharashtra, nearly 3797 MT in Uttar Pradesh, 656 MT in Madhya Pradesh, 5790 MT in Delhi, 2212 MT in Haryana, 98 MT in Rajasthan, 3341 MT in Karnataka, 320 MT in Uttarakhand, 3773 MT in Tamil Nadu, 3049 MT in Andhra Pradesh, 225 MT in Punjab, 513 MT in Kerala, 2765 MT in Telangana, 38 MT in Jharkhand and 400 MT in Assam.
Amid the second surge of the Corona pandemic, the Oxygen Expresses started their deliveries 45 days back on April 24 in Maharashtra with a load of 126 MT.