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Traffic is going to be a mess in major parts of the city this weekend. Preparations are underway for the Shenzhen Marathon and traffic notices and limitations are already being posted.
The Shenzhen Marathon will go on from 8am to 2pm Sunday December 17th; however, roads will be closed or influenced starting midnight on Saturday December 16th so please take precautions.
Roads to avoid:
Shennan Avenue (from west to east)
West Shahe Road
Wanghai Road (From north to south)
Middle Shennan Road
East Shennan Road
Suggestions from the traffic department:
Make a detour during the race time.
Since the marathon route includes the West Shahe Road and Wanghai Road, it wi ...
1. Tonight (December 8), the last train of Metro Line 11 from Futian station to Bitou station will leave from Futian at 21:00.
2. From Futian district to Nanshan district, the metro will use only one track, so that means departure intervals will be longer than usual.
3. From Bitou to Qianhai, the metro will run as usual. The departure interval is about 8 minutes.
4. The Nanshan station on line 11 and Taoyuan station on line 1 will offer shuttle bus for passengers. It is predicated that line 11 will be fixed and run as usual after 7:30am tomorrow (December 9)
5. The metro between Nanshan and Qianhai won't run during the adjustment time.
Reference: 运营信息 | 11号线临时运营调整
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.
According to a preliminary investigation unauthorized construction overhead of metro line 11 caused damage to the tunnel that lead to the collision.
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.
The photo above is of the object that the train struck.
因擅自打桩施工 今晨深圳地铁11号线设备受损致延误！https ...
The pay area of Shenzhen North Railway Station on Line 5 will be partially closed starting from December 5th, due to renovation of the fire shutter facilities. The affected area is expected to return to normal on December 8th.
The railway station management has implemented passenger flow measures to ensure people will still be able to navigate through the station and transfer to the necessary areas; especially during peak periods.
Here's what you can expect:
1. The transfer area of the northern part of the station will be temporarily closed;
2. Passengers who intend to transfer to line 4 from the north part of the arrival hall of the station can take the four outbound gates at th ...
From November 1st through November 30th, two districts of Shenzhen have been conducting a transition period of new laws aimed at preventing and reducing traffic accidents involving electric bicycles, and safeguarding the lives and property of citizens. The new laws are scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2017.
The following violations are punishable by fines, and possibly detainment of vehicles, in Guangming New District and Bao'an District. There's no news yet as to when or if these laws will spread to other districts of Shenzhen.
Five types of punishable violations for electric bicycle riders:
1. Not wearing safety helmet;
2. Not equipped with lighting (headlight, taillight ...
From 1:00pm today passengers will not be able to buy tickets using the Online Ticket Vending Machines (known as ITVM) at 12 Shenzhen Metro Stations. The ITVMs will be taken offline while they are being updated.
The affected stations, all on Line 1, include:
Guomao, Grand Theater, Gangxia, Shopping Park, Zhuzilin, Qiaocheng East, OCT, Baishizhou, Shenzhen University, Daxin, Window of the World, Convention & Exhibition Center.
These machines were put in place last year to allow passengers to buy tickets using WeChat, QQ Wallet and Alipay. These can be very convenient when you need to buy a ticket and don't have coins or 5 RMB notes. If you'd like to learn how to buy tickets usin ...
Octopus Cards Limited recently announced that all first generation Octopus Cards will become invalid on January 20, 2018.
The company decided to replace these cards in order to keep them up-to-date with the latest security and technological advances, and to add the Octopus Online Payment Service and the ability to transfer money to and from Octopus via O! ePay.
If you have a card that looks like one of these...
Then you need to replace it.
Can't tell if you need a new card? Here's how to be sure:
1. Check the last digit. The card numbers of First Generation On-Loan Octopus have no brackets around the last digit.
2. Listen for the special sound
Each batch of the ...
On October 30th, 2017, the Shenzhen Metro decided to try out a new method of easing passenger flow they call "Skipping Stop." As the name implies, the train you're on may decide to skip certain stops. As expected, netizens began complaining as soon as the metro published this news.
The primary complaint is that riders now need to pay extra attention to the announcements in metro stations and when they're on the train because it's only by these verbal announcement over the loudspeakers that passengers become aware that the train will skip a stop.
The Shenzhen Metro replied stating that this is a common practice among metro operators and that important stations on popular lines will not ...
The self-service e-Channel stalls in the exit hall of Shenzhen Bay are undergoing construction from October 14th for about one month, ShekouNews reported today. The renovation is expected to take one month.
The goal is to replace 17 old stalls with 19 new ones; increasing the total number of stalls from 37 to 39. During the construction only 20 stalls will be available, so expect delays while exiting during busy times.
The article advises tourists to choose other exit halls such as Futian or Luohu, or avoid going during busy times; especially from 8:00-11:00 weekend mornings.
Image Source: ShekouNews
Click here for more info about the Hong Kong and Mainland China e-Channel ...
UPDATE: The following Ferry Services are cancelled on Monday October 16th, 2017.
From Shekou to Macau New Terminal
Cancelled: 8:15am, 8:45am and 9:45am.
Back to normal from 10:30 onwards
From Shekou to Macao Taipa:
Back to normal from 11 onwards
From Shekou to Zhuhai
Cancelled: 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am and 9am
The following are on on standby: 09:30、10:30、12:30、14:00、15:30、17:00、17:45、19:30、21:30
Ferry services to Hong Kong Central and Hong Kong International Airport are back to normal.
Shenzhen China Merchants Shekou International Cruise Terminal Co. Ltd. has announced that all ferry ...