The incident, which took place on Saturday evening, created trouble for authorities and passengers on the station.
Three passengers got stranded in a service lift at Delhi’s Barakhamba Road metro station on Saturday. The incident, which took place on Saturday evening, created trouble for authorities and passengers on the station. All three of them 3 passengers were later rescued safely by the officials. The fire station officer said that the lift was stuck due to some problem in the motor which led to the entanglement of cables. He added that fire official no children or women among the stranded. Some personnel of the Delhi Fire Service were also rushed to the spot. The problem occurred due to the rope coming out of the groove of the pulley resulting in jamming of the motor of the lift, a DMRC spokesperson said.
“The general manager (electrical), in charge of maintenance, rushed to the site and got the doors of the lift opened to provide ventilation and water was given to the three middle-aged passengers,” chief spokesman of DMRC Anuj Dayal said. “The rope was then cut to restore functionality of the lift and all passengers were taken out safely by the DMRC staff. Fire service and other agencies were also present on the spot to assist, in case required,” Dayal added.