THE NINTH OXYGEN EXPRESS REACHED ICD WHITEFIELD, BENGALURU TODAY
The Ninth Oxygen Express has reached ICD Whitefield at 07:30 am today (23.05.2021). It had started from Tatanagar, Jharkhand at 23:35 hrs on 21.05.2021.
A signal free 'Green Corridor' was created by the Railways to enable swift transport of this Oxygen Express, i.e. this train has run stoppage free, and has not had to wait for crossing/passage of another train.
This train has carried 6 Cryogenic Containers and each cryogenic container carried 20 Tonnes Liquid Medical Oxygen (Total tonnage: 120 Tonnes).
So far, Karnataka has received 1062.14 Tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen by Rail. Indian Railways has so far run 224 Oxygen Expresses and transported nearly 14,500 Tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen in 884 tankers to all over the country to assist state governments in their fight against Covid -19.