Metro Railway Carrying Out Maintenance Activities During Lockdown
Metro Railway, Kolkata has been carrying out various maintenance activities during lockdown period arising due to COVID-19 pandemic. During this period, various safety measures like sanitization, disinfection activities are being carried out in the Carshed. Dry and wet cleaning on both outside and inside of rolling stocks are also being carried out for proper disinfection and sanitization maintaining social distancing and other specified safety norms.
The communication system and display boards in each of the six coaches of every rake are being checked and kept in working condition. Cleaning of the escalators and lifts at all Metro stations is also being carried out at 15 days interval and functional testing is being checked at 3 days interval.
Visual inspection of the third rail of the entire section is also being carried out and the battery sets at all the stations are kept in working condition.
Rolling out of rakes is being done inside the carshed premises on alternate days and speed trials on test track are being conducted fortnightly to ensure healthiness of traction system as well as to detect and rectify any abnormalities in any of the equipment.
Apart from this, training of new entrants are also being carried out online by nominated supervisors. All the training formalities regarding basics of electronics, rake maintenance, concept about 3-phase drives etc are being conducted.