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Nearly 8,700 Tonnes Of Liquid Medical Oxygen Delivered Across India: Railways

Railways stated 800 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen have been delivered every day in the previous few days (File)

New Delhi:

The Railways has delivered over 8,700 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen in additional than 540 tankers to varied states since April 19, the nationwide transporter stated on Saturday.

So far, 139 “Oxygen Express” trains have accomplished their journey, bringing aid to many oxygen-starved states, it stated.

Six loaded “Oxygen Express” trains are presently working with greater than 475 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen in 35 tankers, the Railways stated.

“Oxygen Express” trains have been delivering almost 800 tonnes of LMO each day in the previous few days, it stated.

Andhra Pradesh obtained it is first “Oxygen Express” prepare in Nellore with 40 tonnes of LMO on Saturday, whereas one other prepare is presently on its method to Kerala with 118 tonnes of oxygen to spice up provide within the area, the Railways stated.

Gorakhpur and Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh have additionally obtained 40 and 80 tonnes of oxygen respectively.

So far, 521 tonnes of oxygen has been off-loaded in Maharashtra, almost 2,350 tonnes in Uttar Pradesh, 430 tonnes in Madhya Pradesh, 1,228 tonnes in Haryana, 308 tonnes in Telangana, 40 tonnes in Rajasthan, 361 tonnes in Karnataka, 200 tonnes in Uttarakhand, 111 tonnes in Tamil Nadu, 40 tonnes in Andhra Pradesh and over 3,084 tonnes in Delhi, the Railways stated.

The Railways has mapped totally different routes with oxygen provide places and retains itself prepared with any rising want of the states. States present tankers to the Indian Railways for bringing the LMO, the nationwide transporter stated.

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