Bangalore engineers get specialised training from Delhi Metro

March 15th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has concluded a specialised training programme for engineers and staff of the Bangalore Metro, an official said here Sunday.
After this, the DMRC is looking to introduce at it’s training school in the capital specialised requirement-based programmes for staff of other Metro rails in the country.

“After providing consultancy services to various Metros across the country, the DMRC has started imparting training to the staff and executives of other Metros in the country,” said DMRC spokesman Anuj Dayal.

The DMRC provided one-month training to Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRC) engineers, who had come here to get a first-hand account of the functioning and working of the Delhi Metro, Dayal informed newspersons.

During the course of their training at the specialised Delhi Metro Training School, the participants were given exposure to the functioning and working of the Delhi Metro.

They were also shown the technology used here like the telecom and signaling system, overhead electrification and round-the-clock power supply, emergency systems, construction methods.

A tunnel visit at the under-construction Race Course Road Metro Station was also conducted.

The BMRC engineers also learnt how to drive a metro train in its different modes using a train simulator. They were given inputs on general management, soft skills and personality development to sharpen their managerial skills as well.

“Officials at the DMRC’s Metro Training School are planning to introduce specialised training programmes for the staff and employees of other Metros coming up in cities such as Mumbai, Chennai, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Lucknow and a new line in Kolkata, depending upon their requirement,” Dayal added.

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