This incident has exposed the DMRC's security arrengement for the commuters and at the same time it pointed that the authorities has not produced any alternative exit door for the commuters in the metro if the power grid fails.This incident has highlighting chronic infrastructure woes holding back Asia's third-largest economy.
The official said the DMRC was taking all efforts to ensure the safety and security of the passengers stuck intrains due to power failure.
Metro operations came to a standstill at around 1:10 PM after the Northern Grid failed again, officials said. "Due to northern grid failure, all train services have been suspended and entry to all stations stopped. The trains, which are plying right now, are being brought to the nearest station for evacuation," a Delhi Metro official said.
Services on all six lines of Delhi Metro were disrupted due to tripping of power supply in the northern power grid for the second day on Tuesday.
Entry to stations and security checking counters were closed at stations.Traffic signals have also stopped functioning affecting smooth movement of traffic.
Delhi Metro's train schedule went haywire yesterday for at least three hours due to largescale disruption in services owing to a major power failure in the Northern Grid.