• Sun. May 26th, 2024

MOCK FIRE DRILL CUM TRAINING CONDUCTED AT TARATALA AND BEHALA BAZAR METRO STATIONS

Metro Railway takes all possible measures and care for ensuring commuters safety.P Uday Kumar Reddy, General Manager, Metro Railway regularly monitors and reviews safety measurements adopted in the Lifeline of the Kolkata to avoid any untoward incident like fire. In order to check the preparedness of Metro staff of different departments to tackle any fire emergency inside the tunnels or on the viaduct, regular mock drills are conducted in Kolkata Metro.

Two mock fire drill cum training sessions for field staff of Metro Railway were conducted under the supervision of Senior Officers today on 15.05.2024 at Taratala and Behala Bazar Metro station of Purple Line. In these drills, Metro staff were imparted training to douse the flame through simulation of various fire and smoke conditions at Metro station.

Staff from Traffic, RPF, Fire & Safety Departments participated in this mock drill. It is expected that such drill will sharpen the skill and alertness of Metromen to respond to any emergency situation and minimize the rescue time and restore normalcy at the earliest.

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

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