A PASSENGER EVACUATION MOCK DRILL CONDUCTED WITH NDRF IN METRO TUNNELS
Metro Railway always gives top priority to the safety and security of the commuters. In order to check the preparedness of Metro staff to tackle any emergency in natural disasters like earthquake, a passenger evacuation mock drill was conducted jointly with National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel inside the Metro tunnels in between Kalighat and Rabindra Sarobar Metro stations on 12.11.2022 night.
Metromen were trained and counselled by NDRF team on how to take immediate necessary action and follow procedures to rescue passengers in case of Earthquake like disaster.
The objective of this mock drill was to upgrade the evacuation skills as well as check alertness and preparedness of Metromen during such emergencies.
Senior Metro officers and staff of different departments were present during this drill.