*SER's Oxygen Express Train originating from Tatanagar moving towards Bangladesh with Liquid Medical Oxygen.
South Eastern Railway on priority despatched the 4th Oxygen Express to Benapole in Bangladesh from Tatanagar in Chakradharpur Division today evening (31.07.2021).
The train left Tatanagar carrying 200 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in 10 Containers. The first, second and third Oxygen Express trains with the same amount of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) have already reached Benapole in Bangladesh, originating from Tatanagar on July 24, 27 and 29 respectively for the treatment of Covid affected patients there.
In order to meet the growing demand for Oxygen for the treatment of Covid affected patients, South Eastern Railway has been running Oxygen Express Trains since 23.04.2021 to different parts of the country to ensure quick transportation and smooth supply of Oxygen.
Since 23rd April 2021, South Eastern Railway arranged to send around 19000 Tonnes of liquid Medical Oxygen to 12 States and Union Territories viz. Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Assam, Haryana, Telengana, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Punjab and Delhi. These Oxygen Express Trains originated from Tatanagar, Rourkela and Bokaro Steel City in South Eastern Railway’s jurisdiction.