|The first Oxygen Express with Liquid Medical Oxygen tankers will start its journey for Mumbai from Visakhapatnam tonight. The Railway Ministry said, tankers filled with Liquid Medical Oxygen at Visakhapatnam are being transported through Ro-Ro service of Railways. The Ministry said, Railway is running Oxygen Express in response to its fight against COVID-19.
Another Oxygen Express started its journey from Lucknow to Bokaro via Varanasi to fulfil the requirements of Medical Oxygen in Uttar Pradesh. The Ministry said, for the movement of the train, a green corridor was created between Lucknow to Varanasi. The distance of 270 Kilometre was covered by the train in four hours 20 minutes with an average speed of over 62 kilometre per hour. Transportation of Oxygen through Trains is faster over long distances than road transport.