Photos: Safety inspection at Mumbai Metro stations

Updated: Jul 24, 2015, 11:57
  • 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
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    The inspection was in connection with the proposed increase of the Metro trains’ maximum speed of 50 kmph to 80 kmph
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    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
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    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
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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