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Railways delivers more than 21,392 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen to 15 states

Railways has delivered more than 21, 392 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen to 15 states across the country.

Railway Ministry said, it is continuing its journey of bringing relief by delivering Liquid Medical Oxygen to various states and so far 392 Oxygen Expresses have rendered the service.

The Oxygen Expresses started their deliveries 35 days back on 24th April in Maharashtra.

The Ministry said, Oxygen Expresses reached out to 15 states namely Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Telangana, Punjab, Kerala, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Assam.

Railways is picking up oxygen from places like Hapa , Baroda, Mundra in the West and Rourkela, Durgapur, Tatanagar, Angul in the East and then delivering it to various States.

The Ministry said, Liquid Medical Oxygen delivery to Haryana and Karnataka crossed 2,000 tonnes each.

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