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Bureau of Transportation
On October 11, the Toei Subway Comprehensive Emergency Drill was held at the Shimura Vehicle Inspection Center (Itabashi City) for the Toei Mita Line. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, this was the first drill conducted on a normal scale in three years.
This drill was conducted jointly by station, operation, and maintenance departments in addition to individual drills conducted on a daily basis at the workplace level so that immediate responses can be taken for emergencies such as disasters. For this time, it was assumed that a train derailed due to an earthquake with a seismic intensity of lower 6. In cooperation with the Shimura Fire Station of the Tokyo Fire Department, evacuation guidance was provided for passengers and recovery drills were conducted for derailed train cars. In addition, some parts of the drill were not told to the participants in advance, resulting in a tense atmosphere.
A total of 248 people participated in the drill on a sunny day.
Passengers were evacuated as soon as possible.
Artificial respiration was given to the seriously injured.
Participants were not informed of this drill.
The atmosphere became tense with the announcement of an aftershock.
Workers climbing ladders to restore service on a train line.
Workers repairing a derailed train car.
It is very difficult to make subtle adjustments to raise the train car little by little.