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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY RUNS MORE THAN 50 OXYGEN
EXPRESS TRAINS TOWARDS DIFFERENT STATES
Kolkata, 13th May, 2021.
South Eastern Railway has run 52 nos. Oxygen Express Trains and started to transport Oxygen to Telangana also, in addition to other 6 States and Union Territories.The first Oxygen Express Train left for Hyderabad from Tatanagar with 120 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen in 6 big containers. The train left Tatanagar on 12.05.2021 evening. Overcoming all hurdles and finding new solutions, South Eastern Railway is continuing its journey of bringing relief by delivering Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to various states across the country.The transportation of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) has become a top priority of South Eastern Railway and monitoring is being done round the clock.
As of now, South Eastern Railway has run 52 Oxygen Express Trains with 3115 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in 125 tankers and 116 Containers, across the country to combat the deadly second wave of corona virus. From SER’s jurisdiction, 26 trains have been sent towards Uttar Pradesh, 11 trains towards Madhya Pradesh, 7 trains towards Haryana, 5 trains towards Delhi and one each for Telangana, Karnataka & Uttarkhand. These trains have originated from Bokaro, Rourkela and Tatanagar stations of this railway. Running of new Oxygen Express is a very dynamic exercise and position is getting updated all the time. More loaded Oxygen Expresses are expected to start their journeys from SER origins.