Screen Reader Access Skip to Main Content Font Size   Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
Indian Railway main logo
Search :
Find us on Facebook   Find us on Twitter Find us on Youtube View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

About Us

Citizen Charter

Trains & Timings

Passenger Services / Freight Information

Public Information

Tenders

Contact Us

Corporate Social Responsibility
Hyderabad Division
Vijayawada Division
Head Quarters
Secunderabad Division
Guntur Division
Nanded Division
Guntakal Division
Swachh Rail-Swachh Bharath
Headuarters
Hyderabad division
Secunderabad
Guntakal division
Guntur division
Nanded division
Vijayawada division
Press Releases
Bill Status
Applications & Bills Status
Important Information
Results & Notifications
Survey & Construction
For Railway Personnel
Registration Policy for Vendors
Other information
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS BY VENDORS:
Downloads
Procedure & Application Forms
Appointment under Sports Quota
Appointment under Scouts & Guides Quota
Appointment under Scouts & Guides Quota
Appointment under Cultural Quota
MEDICAL DEPARTMENT
Waival of Demurrage and Wharfage
COMMERCIAL BRANCH
Guidelines & Instructions for Registration of Contractors/ Suppliers/ Vendors for expenditure contracts
Registration of Medical Pharmaceutical firms in Chief Medical Director-s Office, South Central Railway, Secunderabad
Registration of Private Hospitals for Health Care with South Central Railway
Submit Complaints
Public Information Regarding Train Accident
Train Accident Inquiry Reports
Accident Train Inquiry Reports
Old Notifications
 
Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
QUICK LINKS
   

SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY
PRESS RELEASE
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE, SECUNDERABAD - 500 071
No.254/2020-2106-07-2021
Secunderabad
SCR delivers over 7,347 MTsof Medical Oxygen to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh States · A total of 96 Oxygen Express trains brought LMO in 413 tankers




South Central Railway continues its pivotal role in the Nation’s service through the rapid delivery of Medical Liquid Oxygen to the States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Overcoming unexpected challenges, Railways have successfully delivered 7,347.37 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) through Oxygen Express trainsto Telangana and AP States till date i.e., 29nd June 2021.

Telangana State has received the first consignment of Medical Oxygen o­n 1st May, 2021 with delivery of 63.06 MTs of LMO. Since then, the state has received 3719.05 MTs of medical oxygenin 40 trains. Andhra Pradesh State received the first consignment of Medical Oxygen o­n 15th May, 2021 with delivery of 40 MTs of LMO. Since then, the state has received 3628.32 MTsof medical oxygen in 56 trains.

In order to meet the Medical Oxygen requirement of the States in an effective manner, the Oxygen Express trains were operated from both the Eastern and Western parts of the Nation. 80 MTsof LMO was transported from the state of West Bengal, 684. 5 MTs from Chhattisgarh,1288 MTs from Jharkhand,1793.10 MTsfrom Gujarat and 3501.77 MTs from Odisha.

To meet the Medical Oxygen requirements of the State within the fastest possible time, Indian Railways have been operating these trains along the Green Corridors to ensure minimum transport 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 speed of runningfor these trains has been over 60 kmph.

Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, SCR complimented the Officers and Staff for excellent work being donetowards delivering Medical Oxygen during these critical times. 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.





  Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.