CMRL has plans to have flood gates within the entry/exit of underground stations to make sure water doesn’t enter the station
Chennai Metro Rail services have been operating as per schedule with a practice accessible each ten minutes. Trains are monitored by a crew of individuals from the Operation Control Centre all through the day. Sources stated, although many areas are flooded, they’ve been taking precautionary measures in each elevated and underground stations to make sure services continue without any disruptions.
To monitor the water ranges, workers have been deployed at underground stations. Sources stated, they’ve stored 4-5 pumps in place in every of the underground stations to take away the water from tracks and tunnels at any time when there may be flooding. Also, there are plans to have flood gates within the entry/exit of underground stations to make sure water doesn’t enter the station.
In 4 areas — Wimco Nagar, Alandur, Koyambedu and Toll Gate — the wind pace is repeatedly monitored. In the previous, Chennai Metro Rail has stated, if the wind pace is about 70 kmph, then the practice pace shall be introduced down however ought to it cross 90 kmph, then services shall be suspended.
Staff Reporter , 2021-11-07 15:25:45