South Central Railway, along with NDRF personnel, conducted a mock drill on a train accident at Bolarum railway station. The purpose of the drill was to evaluate and improve the efficiency and alertness of the staff in handling accident situations. The team consisted of 25 personnel from the Regional Response Centre (RRC) Hyderabad and the 10th Battalion National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), led by Damodar Singh, Deputy Commandant/NDRF, along with the Railway ART SPARMV Team.
The mock drill aimed to test the functionality of emergency equipment and provide hands-on practice with tools like sabre saws and cold saws for cutting window rods and coach bodies. This practice will facilitate the lifting and evacuation of injured passengers from damaged coaches. A 140-tonne crane and an accident relief train were also utilized during the drill, according to a senior officer from SCR.