SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SER RUNNING OXYGEN EXPRESS TRAINS IN MISSION MODE
Kolkata, 1st May, 2021
South Eastern Railway is ensuring uninterrupted running of more Oxygen Express Trains from its jurisdiction to transport Liquid Medical Oxygen to meet the medical emergencies.
Two more Oxygen Express trains left Bokaro Steel City station yesterday (30.04.21) evening and today (01.05.2021) afternoon towards Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Another Oxygen Express train left Bokaro Steel City station today (01.05.2021) towards Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. The two trains towards Lucknow carried total 66.87 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen. The train towards Jabalpur carried 22.19 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen.
Running of Oxygen Express Train by South Eastern Railway started from 23rd April and total 548.44 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen has been despatched by South Eastern Railway through 12 Oxygen Express Trains run so far. The trains have been run from Bokaro Steel City and Rourkela towards Lucknow, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Sagar and Faridabad.
South Eastern Railway is relentlessly working for transportation of the life saving gas and the concerned employees are engaged round the clock to facilitate movement of the Oxygen Express Trains. SER is fully prepared to run more Oxygen Express Trains as per requests of the State Governments.