Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Railways deliver more than 664 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen

Railways have delivered more than 664 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen to Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi. The Railway Ministry said 174 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen have been delivered to Maharashtra, more than 356 tonnes to Uttar Pradesh, over 47 tonnes to Madhya Pradesh and 70 tonnes to Delhi. The Ministry said, Haryana and Telangana will start receiving their Oxygen express shortly. Indian Railways is continuing its Oxygen express journey and saving many more lives. The Ministry said Railways is in full preparedness to run even more Oxygen Express based on the requests from state governments.

Madhya Pradesh will receive its second Oxygen express carrying more than 47 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen from Bokaro to Sagar and Jabalpur in four tankers today. Haryana will receive its first and second Oxygen express soon. Two trains, one from Rourkela to Haryana carrying more than 47 tonnes oxygen and another one from Angul to Haryana carrying 32 tonnes are on their way to their destination. These trains will deliver much needed oxygen supply to the residents of Haryana in a safe and timely manner. Uttar Pradesh is continuously replenishing its Oxygen supply with Oxygen Express. Uttar Pradesh will receive its 7th Oxygen Express, which is expected to start shortly from Bokaro carrying three tankers of Liquid Medical Oxygen.

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