Delhi Metro is dedicated to provide the extremely high standards in overall safety to each passenger. With this in view, all the design and operations are properly done with a well safety margins.
Escalators have been well-equipped with various important safety devices to make sure the safety of passengers that involve proper protection against over speeding and detection of missing step and so on. To lessen the fire risk and improve safety a tray to assemble human hair, dust, water, oil and so on. has been given.
Moreover, there is a highly unique sari guard feature that deflects overall loose clothing (e.g. sari of ladies) from getting stuck or trapped in the escalator. And there are Emergency Stop Switches as well which prominently displayed at 3 major locations such as Bottom, Top and Centre.
Coaches have been well-designed for extreme comfort and all the safety purposes. Automatic door opening and then closing mechanism is designed with proper safety. And the important thing is that train cannot move unless all the doors are well closed and locked as well. And in case, if a door opens mistakenly or accidentally in the moving train, and brakes will also apply automatically then will bring the train to a halt as well.