Chinanews.com, Beijing, December 12 -- On the afternoon of December 10, Beijing issued a yellow warning for road ice: it is expected that there will be snowfall in Beijing from the evening of the 12th to the night, because the surface temperature is lower than 10 °C, and most areas are prone to road ice from 10 o'clock on the 0th to 10 o'clock on the 23th. The Beijing transportation department said that it is expected that the traffic pressure of the urban road network in the morning peak on the 11th (Monday) will be more prominent, higher than that of regular working days, and the rail transit line plans to open additional passengers during the morning peak period, and according to the passenger flow of the line, the suburban lines will extend the peak capacity to ensure passenger travel.
Both the Beijing MTR Corporation and the BJMTR Corporation have taken a number of measures to deal with snowfall and low temperature weather to ensure a warm and smooth travel for passengers.
Among them, a comprehensive overhaul and maintenance will be carried out on the vehicle heating air conditioner, traction brake, air duct, current collector and door, ground and elevated lines, snow melting devices and turnouts in the depot yard, power supply system, etc., to ensure that the equipment is in good operating condition.
During the snowfall period, arrange to run the rolling car according to the situation, open the turnout snow melting device on the ground and elevated lines in time, pay close attention to the snowfall situation at each station, and ensure the smooth and orderly operation.
The ground line trains turned on the warm air and electric heating of the carriages in advance, and the overviews of the elevated lines on various surfaces were strengthened; During the train, the driver will strengthen the lookout work in the open section, section and other areas to ensure the punctual and safe operation of the train; Timely take measures to reduce the speed to ensure the comfortable temperature and safe operation of the carriage in low temperature weather.
The station staff will strengthen the inspection of the station and around the entrances and exits, do a good job in passenger flow guidance and guidance services, and promptly clean up the remaining snow and water on the stairs, anti-skid mats and the ground in the station to ensure the safety of passengers. At the same time, we will increase the cleaning of the ground of the carriages, and increase the publicity and guidance force in the densely populated parts of the station to ensure the safe and orderly passenger flow of the station.
On the morning peak of December 12 (Monday), the subway operating company will extend the peak capacity of the suburban lines according to the passenger flow, add passengers, and prepare for the opening of additional passengers at any time according to the passenger flow of the line to ensure passenger travel.
In addition, the subway operating company will do a good job in the "seven stations and two games" passenger connection work, pay close attention to the impact of snowfall on the "seven stations and two games" railways and flights, arrange personnel and vehicles, and make preparations for extending the operation time.
Beijing's transportation department said that it is expected that the traffic pressure on the urban road network will be more prominent in the morning rush hour next Monday, which will be higher than that of regular working days, and the peak traffic index will reach the level of severe congestion from 8:00 to 8:30. Ground bus routes in mountainous areas may take operational adjustment measures such as interval and suspension. (ENDS)