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Press Release No. 147 24-05-2021
Hubballi
Press Release No. 147, THE NINTH OXYGEN EXPRESS REACHED ICD WHITEFIELD, BENGALURU TODAY

                              दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे/ SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY                                                      प्रेस विज्ञप्ति/ Press Release No. 147  Dt: 23.05.2021

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.


                                                                    Chief Public Relations Officer                                                                         South Western Railway, Hubballi





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