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.


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.

 
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WARNING: Massive Crowds Expected to Flood Sea World This Weekend

on 12/06/2017 - 10:06 am

From December 7th-10th, Sea World Square is expected to be inundated with 100,000 foodies and participants attending what's being promoted as Shenzhen's first international wine and gourmet food festival.

Organized by the Nanshan District Government, China Merchants, and Shenzhen Media Group; the event has attracted 100 wine and gourmet food vendors from 28 countries and regions.

The promotion, only in Chinese, seems to make some interesting statements. First, that you'll have a chance to taste hundreds of world famous wines and thousands of world food. Second is their description of us foreigners here... (translated by Google) "Shekou a large number of foreigners. They love to drink a ...

Partial Metro Station Closure During Fire Systems Renovation

on 12/05/2017 - 12:52 pm

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 ...

7 New & Improved Reasons Not to Miss the Excitement This Saturday

on 12/05/2017 - 12:17 pm

Aside from a couple of fighters that couldn't resist coming back for more, there's fresh meat stepping into the ring at Shenzhen's 3rd White Collar Fight Night. We've got the line-up listed below; however, we first want to spend a few minutes going over some great changes and improvements that are sure to make this event one that you won't want to miss.

We met with John Graham, the organizer of the event and founder of Project 0/1 and were impressed by how much the event has grown, the effort they've been putting into this, and the direction it's going in. Here's a peek at what to expect this Saturday December 9th from 7pm to midnight. Whether you've been to one of these fights before or ...