• Wed. Feb 28th, 2024

METRO RAILWAY TIGHTENS SECURITY ARRANGEMENTS ON NEW YEAR’S EVE

Metro Railway is going to strengthen its security arrangements at Esplanade, Park Street, Maidan, Rabindra Sadan and Dum Dum Metro stations on New Year’s Eve.

At these stations, well-trained RPF personnel will be deployed at all entry and exit gates. Metro RPF will arrange extra deployment of personnel in these stations in order to manage anticipated huge rush as well as ensure hassle-free journey of passengers on that day.

Adequate lady RPF officer and staff will be deployed at Park Street station to ensure safety and security of ladies and children.

One Special Team consisting of one Sub-Inspector/Assistant Sub-Inspector and four staff including two lady staff will remain present at Park Street, Maidan & Esplanade Metro stations on 31.st December.

This team will remain in readiness to tackle any emergency. In order to ensure real time situation adequate staff will be posted at Central Control of North-South Metro.

Another Special Team consisting of one officer and four staff will be deployed at Park Street Metro station on the day to manage the rush. Adequate number of RPF staff will be deployed in Park Street, Maidan & Esplanade Metro stations to provide proper guidance to the commuters. Anti-sabotage checking will also be done at these stations.

It is to be noted that in last year 1,10,349 passenger count was recorded at Esplanade, 71,811 at Park Street and 55,352 at Maidan on New Year’s Eve. Keeping that surge of passengers in mind, adequate number of Tokens and Smart Cards will be available at all Ticket Counters of these stations. Adequate number of Ticket Counters will be opened at Park Street, Maidan and Esplanade stations on that day.

Kausik Mitra, Chief Public Relations Officer,Metro Railway stated this in a press release.

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