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These states are the top 3 contributors to Indian Railways Oxygen Express deliveries; Check details

Indian Railways is continuing to deliver Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to various states. So far, more than 23741 MT of LMO has been delivered by Oxygen Express trains in more than 1405 tankers to various states.

Till now, as many as 344 Oxygen Express trains have completed their journey, according to a statement issued by the Railway Ministry on 2 June 2021. For delivery across the country, these trains loaded 8025 MT oxygen from Jharkhand, 6384 MT from Gujarat, 7102 MT oxygen from Odisha, 1360 MT LMO from West Bengal, 218 MT from Chhattisgarh, 488 MT oxygen from Maharashtra, and 164 MT LMO from Andhra Pradesh.

The ministry said to deliver oxygen amidst this Covid-19 crisis, Indian Railways’ Oxygen Expresses are picking up the life-saving gas from places such as Angul, Rourkela, Tatanagar, Durgapur in the East and Baroda, Mundra, Hapa in the West then delivering it to states of Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Haryana, Telangana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Punjab.

The ministry further said that six loaded Oxygen Express trains were on run with LMO of more than 420 MT in 22 tankers. According to the Railway Ministry, LMO of 614 MT has been offloaded in Maharashtra, around 3797 MT LMO in UP

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