Kolkata, 14th May, 2021
South Eastern Railway is committed to extend the service of Oxygen Express Trains
towards more destinations in minimum possible time.
The first train towards Tiruvallur near Chennai (Tamil Nadu) has originated from Rourkela
Of SER's jurisdiction late night yesterday. The train carried 31.40 tonnes of Liquid Medical
Oxygen (LMO) in 2 tankers. one more train has left Tatanagar for Dehradun (Uttarakhand) last
night carrying 120 tonnes of life-saving LMO. Today afternoon, another two trains were sent to
Bengaluru (Karnataka) and Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) from Tatanagar with 120 tonnes and 40
tonnes of LMO respectively.
Since 23rd April, the dedicated team of South Eastern Railway has initiated total 57 Oxygen
Express trains with 3477 tonnes of LMO to expedite the treatment of Covid affected patients.
Carrying the Liquid Medical Oxygen, these trains have moved towards Uttar Pradesh, Madhya
Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Delhi.
Employees are working round the clock in this mission and have ensured the transportation
of LMO in minimum possible time from Bokaro, Rourkela and Tatanagar under SER's jurisdiction.