Nagpur: Finally the Commissioner Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) team has completed their first visit to Nagpur Metro Rail Project. A team of three members of the CMRS visited the Maha Metro Nagpur project between Airport South Station and Khapri Station, including MIHAN Train maintenance Depot and inspected several facilities provided at all levels of the project. The inspection, which continued almost all day, was followed by a presentation and meeting with senior officials.
The three-member team was led by Arvind Kumar Jain, Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS), Central Circle, Mumbai and former IRSE officer of Indian Railways. The other team members included G P Garg and Uttam Prakash, both with the position of Vice President of CRS. The team, which arrived here today in the morning, inspected for the first time the Airport South station to supervise several facilities that are offered there.
The team also inspected the passenger facilities and other operating rooms at the station. Maha Metro MD Dr. Brijesh Dixit, led by senior officials, accompanied the CMRS team during their inspection. The CMRS team boarded Metro Train from Airport South Station and traveled to MIHAN Car Depot. The team verified the interruption system, the evacuation system and other on-board measures related to the safety of passengers during emergency situations. The team also asked about various train characteristics and safety arrangements on the train.
The team had a meeting at MIHAN Depot and an audiovisual presentation was organized there. Project progress and other relevant details were shared with the team during the presentation. The team also inspected the muffler, the hydraulic jack, the traction substation used to power the 25 KW traction supply for the main line and other rescue equipment purchased by Maha Metro. The team of CMRS officials held another round of meetings with Maha Metro officials at Metro House, Civil Lines and appreciated the details of the project, including the 5D BIM project monitoring system adopted by Maha Metro Nagpur. Among the high officials of Maha Metro present during the one-day inspection were Director (Project) Mahesh Kumar, Director (Rolling Stocks and System) Sunil Mathur, Director (Finance) S. Sivamathan and General Manager (Administration) Anil Kokate.