Three Oxygen Express trains have so delivered 380.2MT of Oxygen to Kerala, a railway statement said here on Saturday.
In its statement today, Railways said 208 Oxygen Expresses have completed their journey, delivering 13,319 MT of LMO in more than 814 tankers to various states across the country so far.
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The medical oxygen carrying tanker left Odisha on Thursday and had gone off the radar on its way back to Vijayawada and couldn’t be tracked on the GPS around 1 am.
The railways has chalked out plans to transport medical oxygen from Angul, Kalingnagar, Rourkela and Raigarh to Delhi and NCR region.
Each tanker of the 'Oxygen Express' trains can carry around 16 tonnes of medical oxygen, Railway Board Chairman Suneet Sharma said, adding these trains travel at a speed of around 65 kmph.