Railways carried 80 tonnes of oxygen for Kanpur
Hon’ble Minister for Industrial Development, Uttar Pradesh remained present at the terminal as the train arrives.
Four tankers of LMO loaded from Durgapur (Eastern Railway) arrived Inland Container Depot Kanpur
Continuing its battle against COVID, Railways brought 80 tonnes of Liquefied Medical Oxygen(LMO) to Kanpur for medical use of Corona patients in the city and adjoining area.
Oxygen Express containing four tankers of LMO, loaded from Durgapur (WB) started its journey on Saturday evening. Closely monitored by the Railways, the train reached GMC yard Kanpur at 10:05 hrs on Sunday. At GMC, Railway staff was all set to get it placed inside Inland Container Depot (ICDG) with SrDOM/GMC Shri. S.K. Gautam monitoring and guiding the movement from Area Control Room GMC. The rake was placed inside ICDG amidst tight security and was unloaded by 10:45 hrs.
Hon’ble Minister for Industrial Development, Uttar Pradesh Shri Satish Mahana was present at the unloading site and interacted with the Officials present there. Dy. Chief Traffic Manager Kanpur Himanshu Shekhar Upadhyay and Assistant Divisional Mechanical Engineer Kanpur Vikas Kesari remained present during the entire unloading operation and ensured that no delays take place. After decanting of entire rake, the LMO was handed over to ADM City Kanpur Shri Atul Kumar, who was present in ICDG throughout the unloading and decanting operation.
Terminal Manager, Inland Container Depot Shri Amit Yadav who closely organize the entire operation inside the terminal said that the Depot is feeling proud to contribute in a larger battle against COVID.
It is noteworthy that this was the first oxygen express which was decanted under the territorial jurisdiction of North Central Railway.