SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SER DESPATCHES 15TH OXYGEN EXPRESS TRAIN TO BANGLADESH
Kolkata, 3rd September, 2021
South Eastern Railway despatched the 15th Oxygen Express to Benapole in Bangladesh from Rourkela in Chakradharpur Division on 02.09.2021. The train left Rourkela carrying 195 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 this train, fourteen 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.