METRO CONDUCTS MOCK EXERCISE JOINTLY WITH NDRF
A mock exercise involving stalling of rakes in mid-section and evacuation of passengers was conducted jointly by Metro Railway and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on night of 14/15.09.2019 on DN Line in the tunnel of Kalighat - Rabindra Sarobar section.
A situation of rake immobilization inside the tunnel between Kalighat and Rabindra Sarobar stations was created. Two unconscious and one semi-unconscious passengers were rescued by NDRF personnel from the stranded train and 30 passengers were evacuated jointly by rescue teams of Metro Railway and NDRF.
The injured passengers (two serious and one minor injured) were treated at Medical Camp set up on platforms of Kalighat Station.
The mock exercise was conducted as a preparatory measure to equip the Metro staff to deal with any untoward incident in Metro Railway.