Collision Sparks Emergency Evacuation of Shenzhen Metro Line 11

on 12/07/2017 - 09:06 am

At 7am December 6th, Shenzhen Metro Train No. 00503 was heading south down Line 11 between Hongshuwan South Station and HouHai Station, when it struck a piece of concrete that had broken through the metro tunnel.

Emergency Evacuation on Shenzhen Metro Line 11 after Collission


According to a preliminary investigation unauthorized construction overhead of metro line 11 caused damage to the tunnel that lead to the collision.


Emergency Evacuation on Shenzhen Metro Line 11 after Collission


Original reports stated that the line would be operational within three hours; however, National Business Daily, reported that repairs took over 12 hours with the line returning to normal operation at 7:48pm.


Emergency Evacuation on Shenzhen Metro Line 11 after Collission

The photo above is of the object that the train struck.


 

References:

因擅自打桩施工 今晨深圳地铁11号线设备受损致延误!
https://media.weibo.cn/article?id=2309351000204181908459229302&jumpfrom=weibocom

突发:今晨地铁11号线设备故障致延误3个小时!网友吐槽说....
https://media.weibo.cn/article?id=2309351000204181908459229302&jumpfrom=weibocom

可怕!野蛮施工击穿深圳地铁隧道,桩头撞上高速行驶的列车…
https://m.weibo.cn/status/4182229633115115


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