Escalators have been equipped with several safety devices to ensure safety of passengers that include protection against over speeding, detection of missing step etc. To reduce fire risk and improve safety a tray to collect human hair, dust, water, oil etc. has been provided.
In addition, there is a unique sari guard feature that deflects loose clothing (e.g. sari of ladies) from getting trapped in the escalator.
There are Emergency Stop Switches Prominently Displayed at 3 locations - Bottom, Top and Centre.
Coaches have been designed for maximum comfort and safety.
Automatic door opening and closing mechanism and the train cannot move unless all doors are closed and locked. If a door opens accidentally in the moving train, brakes will apply automatically, bringing the train to a halt.
Reduced fire risk due to special design features and materials.
Emergency evacuation facility through emergency front door.
Facility for passengers to talk to driver in Emergency.
Provision for Emergency announcements in the train by driver and Operation Control Centre.
Communication between Operation Control Centre and driver.
Emergency illumination and ventilation in case of power supply failure.
In addition, for the safety of all the passengers Delhi Metro asks them to follow simple Do's and Don'ts: