Photos: Safety inspection at Mumbai Metro stations

Updated: Jul 24, 2015, 11:57 IST
  • Photos: Safety inspection at Mumbai Metro stations
    The gates to Metro stations, like this one at Ghatkopar, were shuttered and services remained suspended for seven-and-a-half hours yesterday. Pics/Sayyed Sameer Abedi and Nimesh Dave
    1/8
  • Photos: Safety inspection at Mumbai Metro stations
    The inspection was in connection with the proposed increase of the Metro trains’ maximum speed of 50 kmph to 80 kmph
    2/8
  • Photos: Safety inspection at Mumbai Metro stations
    3/8
  • Photos: Safety inspection at Mumbai Metro stations
    4/8
  • Photos: Safety inspection at Mumbai Metro stations
    A fire safety drill was also conducted as part of the inspection between the WEH and Chakala Metro stations from 3.15 pm to 3.45 pm
    5/8
  • Photos: Safety inspection at Mumbai Metro stations
    6/8
  • Photos: Safety inspection at Mumbai Metro stations
    7/8
  • Photos: Safety inspection at Mumbai Metro stations
    The road below the corridor where the mock drill was conducted was closed to traffic for a few minutes and officials from the local police station were also present for the drill
    8/8
  • loading...

About The Gallery

Metro stations bore a deserted look and ticket counters remained empty from 8.30 am to 4 pm as the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety carried out a statutory safety inspection on the 11.4-km Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK