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Indian Railways Delivers over 1,000 Metric Tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen to Telangana

· A total of 1,194 MT of Medical Oxygen supplied through 14 trains loaded with 70 tankers

· Oxygen Express filled with LMO was operated from three States to Telangana

Indian Railways continuous endeavor to find new solutions to serve the nation and overcome unexpected challenges has o­nce again been strengthened with the supply of Medical Oxygen to the state of Telangana crossing 1,000 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen in a short span of 23 days. As o­n today, 1194 MT of LMO has been delivered by the Indian Railways to Sanath Nagar in Telangana to meet the Medical Oxygen requirement of the State.

Starting with the delivery of the first Oxygen Express to the State o­n 02nd May 2021, the Indian Railways has operated 14 Oxygen Express trains bringing 1,194 MT of LMO through 70 tankers as o­n 25th May 2021. The Medical Oxygen was brought through a combination of both Container tanker trains as well as Ro-Ro (Roll Off Roll o­n) Service, wherein Trucks with tankers are transported through Railways. While, these tankers are arranged by the States, the same are transported by the Railways.

These Oxygen Express trains to Telangana have started from both the Eastern and Western parts of the country originating from Odisha, Jharkhand and Gujarat. While 10 trains have come from Odisha, two trains each from Jharkhand and Gujarat.

Further, to meet the Medical Oxygen requirements of the States at the fastest possible time, Railways have been operating these trains along the Green Corridors to ensure minimum transportation time. Multi-disciplinary teams have also been formed to ensure that the Oxygen trains reach at the least possible time. As a result, the average time taken to transport these trains has been over 60 kmph.

Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, SCR complimented the Officers and Staff of the Zone for transporting more than 1000 MT of LMO to the state of Telangana. He said that these trains are being operated with a highest sense of urgency so as to ensure that Medical Oxygen to the States reaches in fastest possible time frame. He advised the team to continue same level of monitoring so as to provide hassle-free and seamless operation of these trains.

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