METRO CONDUCTS PASSENGER EVACUATION MOCK DRILL IN THE TUNNEL
Metro Railway always gives special emphasis on safety and security of the commuters. In order to check the preparedness of Metro staff to tackle any untoward incident or emergency and also to impart training to them, a passenger evacuation mock drill was conducted in the Metro tunnel between Kalighat and Rabindra Sarobar Metro stations on 19.01.2020 (Sunday) morning before the commercial hours.
Metromen were imparted training on how to take immediate action to evacuate and rescue commuters in case a Metro is stranded in the tunnel.
The objective of this mock drill was to upgrade the passenger evacuation skill of Metromen in such emergencies. Staff of different departments took part in this drill.