The Ministry of Railways on Thursday informed that Oxygen Expresses have delivered more than 2511 metric tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in 161 tankers to different states amid a shortage of medical oxygen in several parts of the country due to rise in COVID-19 infections.
Overcoming all hurdles and finding new solutions, Indian Railways is continuing its journey of bringing relief by delivering Liquid Medical Oxygen(LMO) to various states across the country. So far, Indian Railways has delivered 2511MT (approx) of LMO in 161 tankers to various states across the country.
40 Oxygen Expresses have already completed their journey so far.
भारतीय रेल द्वारा कोरोना मरीजों हेतु ऑक्सीजन आपूर्ति ग्रीन कॉरिडोर बनाकर तेजी से की जा रही है।#OxygenExpress के माध्यम से राजस्थान में ऑक्सीजन की आपूर्ति सुनिश्चित करने हेतु हापा, गुजरात से 40.64 MT लिक्विड मेडिकल ऑक्सीजन लेकर ट्रेन कोटा, राजस्थान पहुंच चुकी है। pic.twitter.com/p9ERCysF0L
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) May 7, 2021
It is Indian Railways endeavour to deliver as much LMO as possible in the shortest time possible to the requesting states.
Till date 174 MT has offloaded in Maharashtra, 689 MT in UP, 190 MT in MP, 259 MT in Haryana, 123 MT in Telangana and 1053MT in Delhi.
Presently 22 tankers are on the run with more than 400 tonnes of LMO which are expected to arrive in MP, Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi. Running of new Oxygen is a very dynamic exercise and figures keep getting updated all the time.