Jamshedpur, Aug 29: South Eastern Railway sent the 12th Oxygen Express train to Benapole in Bangladesh from Rourkela in Chakradharpur division of South Eastern Railway.
The train left Rourkela carrying 196 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in 10 containers. It went via the Tatanagar railway station.
The first Oxygen Express train for Bangladesh was sent to Benapole from Tatanagar on July 24 for the treatment of Covid affected patients in that country.
Before today’s train, eleven Oxygen Express trains have been sent to Bangladesh from Tatanagar and Rourkela of Chakradharpur division of South Eastern Railway.
In order to meet the growing demand of Oxygen for treatment of Covid affected patients, South Eastern Railway has been running Oxygen Express trains since April 23 to ensure quick transportation and smooth supply of oxygen.