SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SER CONTINUES TO SEND OXYGEN EXPRESS TRAINS TO BANGLADESH
Kolkata, 31st August, 2021
South Eastern Railway despatched the 14th Oxygen Express to Benapole in Bangladesh from Rourkela in Chakradharpur Division today (31.08.2021). The train left Rourkela carrying 198 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in 10 Containers.
The first Oxygen Express Train for Bangladesh was sent to Benapole from Tatanagar on 24.07.2021 for the treatment of Covid affected patients there. Before today’s train, thirteen Oxygen Express trains have been sent to Bangladesh from Tatanagar and Rourkela of Chakradharpur Division, South Eastern Railway.
In order to meet the growing demand of Oxygen for treatment of Covid affected patients, South Eastern Railway has been running Oxygen Express Trains since 23.04.2021 to ensure quick transportation and smooth supply of Oxygen.