Second oxygen express to Kanpur offloaded at Inland Container Depot.
Railways continuing to contribute in fight against COVID
Continuing it's fight against the pandemic, Indian Railways brought 40 mT of Liquid Medical Oxygen to Kanpur to be used for treatment of COVID patients in the city. Oxygen express with two loaded containers of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) started it's journey to Kanpur after getting loaded from Durgapur on Monday late evening. It reached GMC yard at 9:20 hrs in morning and was then placed inside ICD Kanpur where DyCTM Kanpur Shri. Himanshu Upadhyay and Assistant Divisional Mechanical Engineer Vikas Kesari were present for monitoring of offloading and ensuring no delays may occur. Immediately after its placement in the siding, decanting was started and by 14:15hrs, both the containers were decanted.
As decanting got completed, it was handed over to SDM Narvel Shri Amit Kumar. Amit Kumar along with Tehsildar Ghatampur Shri Gulab Chandra remained present in the siding throughout the decanting process.
Entire operation inside the siding was organized by Terminal Manager ICD Shri Amit Yadav.
This is the second oxygen express ran by Ministry of Railways to the city. First one with 80mT of oxygen was offloaded on Sunday.
After decanting, train containing empty oxygen containers was run back for Durgapur at 14:15 hrs for further loading.