Indian Railways is continuously engaged in delivery of liquid medical oxygen to various States and Union Territories. Railway Ministry has said Oxygen Express trains have crossed the milestone of 31 thousand metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen delivery across the country. These have been transported by one thousand 814 tankers.
Railway Ministry said that 440 Oxygen Express trains have completed their journey and brought relief to various States and Union Territories. It said, one Oxygen Expresses carrying more than 114 metric tonnes liquid medical oxygen in six tankers are on run. Railway Ministry said that oxygen relief by Oxygen Expresses reached out to 15 states.