MOCK DRILL ON EVACUATION DURING FIRE EMERGENCIES CONDUCTED INSIDE METRO TUNNEL
Metro Railway always gives top priority to the safety and security of the commuters. In order to check the preparedness of Metro staff specially Motormen, to tackle any fire emergency inside the Metro tunnel, a passenger evacuation mock drill was conducted between Belgachia and Shymabazar stations on 20.12.2020 inside the Down tunnel.
Metromen were imparted training on how to take immediate action to extinguish fire and rescue passengers in case of fire or smoke inside the tunnels and coaches.
The objective of this mock drill was to upgrade the fire extinguishing and evacuation skills of the Metromen during such emergencies.
A total of 84 staff of different departments attended this drill.