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Oxygen Expresses cross milestone of 34,000 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen delivery

As per the Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways has delivered nearly 34,760 MT of LMO so far, in more than 1976 tankers to various states across the country. 474 Oxygen Expresses have completed their journey so far and brought relief to various states.

Oxygen Expresses crossed the mark of 20000 MT LMO delivery in the southern states of the country. Tamil Nadu has received the highest Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) delivery from Oxygen Expresses. More than 6476 MT of LMO delivered to Tamil Nadu.

Till now, Oxygen Expresses have delivered more than 3700, 4800, and 4700 MT of LMO in the state of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka respectively.

Oxygen Expresses started their deliveries 65 days back on 24th April in Maharashtra with a load of 126 MT. It is the endeavor of Indian Railways to deliver as much LMO as possible in the shortest time possible to the requesting states.

Oxygen relief by 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.

Till now Oxygen Expresses have offloaded LMO in around 39 cities/towns in 15 states across the country. Indian Railways has mapped different routes with Oxygen supply locations and keeps itself ready with any emerging need of the states. States provide tankers to the Indian Railways for bringing LMO.

In order to ensure that Oxygen relief reaches in the fastest time possible, Railways is creating new standards and unprecedented benchmarks in running of Oxygen Express Freight Trains.

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