A FIRE EVACUATION MOCK DRILL CONDUCTED IN BLUE LINE
Kolkata, Date: 26.02.2023
Passengers' safety always gets top priority to Metro Railway authorities.To ensure safety and security of commuters, several mock drills are organised at different Metro stations, inside tunnels, on the viaduct, inside rakes regularly. In order to check the preparedness of Metro staff to tackle any fire incident in an AC rake in the tunnel, a passenger evacuation mock drill was conducted in between Belgachia and Shyambazar Metro stations of Blue Line today, i.e. on 26.02.2023 morning before the commencement of the commercial hours. Senior officers and staff of different departments took part in this drill to sharpen their skills.
Metromen were imparted training on how to take immediate necessary action to rescue the passengers and take them to safety in case of a fire in a running AC rake.
The objective of this mock drill was to upgrade the evacuation skills as well as check the alertness and preparedness of Metro staff during such emergencies.
Chief Public Relations Officer