New Delhi (NVI): Andhra Pradesh and Kerala are expected to receive about 40 MT and 118 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) respectively via their first oxygen expresses.
“First Oxygen Expresses for Andhra Pradesh and Kerala are on their way to with 40 MT and 118 MT of Oxygen relief respectively,” the Railways Ministry said in a statement today.
So far, Indian Railways has delivered nearly 7900 MT of LMO in nearly 500 tankers to various states across the country.
Oxygen Expresses have been delivering nearly 800 MT of LMO to the nation each day for last few days. It may be noted that Oxygen Expresses started their deliveries 20 days back on April 24, 2021, in Maharashtra with a load of 126 MT of LMO, the Ministry said.
Around 130 Oxygen Expresses have completed their journey so far and brought relief to various States, it added.
“462 MT of Oxygen has been offloaded in Maharashtra, nearly 2210 MT in UP, 408 MT in MP, 1228 MT in Haryana, 308 MT in Telangana, 72 MT in Rajasthan, 120 MT in Karnataka, 80 MT in Uttarakhand, 80 MT in Tamil Nadu and more than 2934 MT in Delhi, as of today, ” the statement read.