Hubballi: The Ninth Oxygen Express has reached ICD Whitefield at 7.30 am on Sunday. It had started from Tatanagar, Jharkhand at 11.25 pm on May 21.
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 six cryogenic containers carrying a total of 120 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen. 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.