Chennai: KA Manoharan, the Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety, Southern Circle, on Friday inspected the metro rail upline from Little Mount (Saidapet ramp) to AG-DMS. Once Manoharan gives his clearance, trains will be run between Chennai airport & AG-DMS and between St-Thomas Mount & AG-DMS.
The inspection covered several civil operations & system readiness, this includes-
Overhead equipment height and stagger measurement
Demonstration of fire hydrant at ramp area
Demonstration of TVS jet fans and walkway clearance measurement at every 200-m interval
Demonstration of passenger emergency telephone
Passenger information displays
Lifts & escalators
The inspection comes 3 days after Manoharan and his team inspected the underground single line section between Shenoy Nagar & Nehru Park (one line in this section is already operational), and subsequently double line between Nehru Park & Chennai Metro.