Kolkata : The fire fighting arrangements of Metro Railway are being constantly upgraded. Metro authorities have procured 500 additional fire extinguishers for emergency use at stations, inside rakes and also at other vital installations.
During the lockdown, 100 full face masks and 100 helmets fitted with lights have also been procured and provided to different stations. All station staff have also been imparted training on how to use the fire fighting equipment.
Already a total of 207 Metro staff have been trained at Fire Institute of West Bengal. This will strengthen the fire fighting arrangements of Metro Railway.