Over 2,960 MT of medical oxygen delivered so far to different states: Railways


New Delhi, May 7 (UNI) The Indian Railway on Friday said that in its continued efforts to bring relief by delivering Liquid Medical Oxygen(LMO) to various states across the country, it has delivered more than 2960 MT of LMO in 185 tankers to various states across the country.

Noting that 47 Oxygen Expresses have already completed their journey, the Railway also said that the first Oxygen Express has reach reached Kota in Rajasthan.

“As of now,174 MT has been offloaded in Maharashtra, 729 MT in Uttar Pradesh, 249 MT in Madhya Pradesh, 305 MT in Haryana, 123 MT in Telangana and 1334 MT in Delhi”, the railway officials said here on Friday.

Describing that the running of a new Oxygen is a very dynamic exercise and more loaded Oxygen Expresses are expected to start their journeys later in the night, the officials also said that at present 18 tankers are on the run with more than 260 tonnes of LMO which are expected to arrive in Maharashtra, Haryana and Delhi.