Thirty passengers enjoyed the test run of Metro line 1
The first group of test riders on the 3.5 km section of Metro line 1 extension consists of 30 Shenzhen residents were very impressed by the trial run of the new Metro trains. They were chosen by the company from a large number of applicants that were eager to ride the first journey on the new metro line.
The new stations form the second phase of the metro line 1 after the first phase opened in 2004 that linked the Shenzhen Railway Station to the Window of the World. The new extension is designed to link the Window of the World to the Shenzhen International airport. the test riders found the train ride comfortable and smooth.
The metro company estimates that the passenger flow on National Day would reach 600,000, while total passenger volume will reach 3.8 million during the National Holiday.