Digital Desk, Mumbai. The Railways took up the operation of the Oxygen Express as a challenge and the Oxygen Express reached Nashik from Visakhapatnam at 10.20 am on Saturday. For this, a ramp was constructed in Kalamboli in just 24 hours. Central Railway spokesperson AK Singh said that for the movement of Ro-Ro service, the railways have to consider the various obstacles like ghat section, road over bridge, tunnel, curves, platform canopies, over head equipment etc. in some places. The roadmap was to be prepared. Because elevation is an important aspect in
Since oxygen is a cryogenic and hazardous chemical, the railways have to avoid sudden deceleration, checking the pressure intermittently, especially when it is in a filled condition. Singh says the Railways took this as a challenge, designed the road, trained people and transported these special-sized tankers from Vasai, Surat, Bhusawal, Nagpur routes to Visakhapatnam. Between Kamboli and Visakhapatnam The distance is more than 1850 km, which was completed by these tankers in just 50 hours. 7 tankers with more than 100 tonnes of LMO (Liquid Medical Oxygen) were loaded in 10 hours and taken back to Nagpur in only 21.00 hours. Gone. Railways has launched 3 tankers in Nagpur on Friday and the remaining 4 tankers reached Nashik at 10.25 am today, i.e., the difference from Nagpur to Nashik was completed in just 12 hours.