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Shiyan opens additional special trains to support marathon events-Sports-China Engineering Network

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Shiyan opens additional special trains to support marathon events-Sports-China Engineering Network

Shiyan opens additional special trains to support marathon events

By Zou Mingqiang and Zhao Liandou

Workers Daily Client, April 14th. On April 14th, Shiyan, Hubei Province hosted the 2024 Marathon. In order to facilitate more than 20,000 marathon enthusiasts from all over the world to participate in the event, the Shiyan depot of China Railway Wuhan Bureau Group Co., Ltd. has added exclusive trains and bilingual services to help contestants achieve good results.

The 2024 Shiyan Marathon includes 2,000 participants in the marathon (42.195 kilometers), 3,000 participants in the half marathon (21.0975 kilometers), and 15,000 participants in the healthy run (about 4 kilometers). In order to prepare for the travel of the contestants, from the 13th to the 14th, the Han-Shiyan High-speed Railway Shiyan East Station and the Shiyan Railway Station will operate 29 and 27 trains respectively.

Among them, Shiyan East Station will operate 23 high-speed trains within the province and 23 trains from outside the province. 6 high-speed trains; an additional C9263/4 pair of exclusive high-speed trains from Hankou to Shiyan East Station, stopping at various stations along the way, making the round-trip tickets purchased by contestants within the venue guaranteed. Shiyan East Railway Station can accommodate more than 10,000 passengers a day.

Players traveling in the direction of Yichang and Jingmen can take K2097/8 directly to Shiyan Station, and the general-speed station can meet the ticket purchase needs of 5,000 tourists at the same time.

In order to build the Shiyan service brand, Shiyan East Station, Wudang Mountain Station, and Shiyan Station each added 20 young volunteers to be responsible for manual guidance at the station entrance, exit, and platform, opened a dedicated waiting area, and adopted bilingual broadcasting in the main control room. The number of ticket sales windows will be increased by 1-2 on the original basis to handle ticket purchases, refunds, and ticket changes from time to time.

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The electronic display screen of the station scrolls to promote “A marathon allows the world to re-recognize Shiyan and focus on Shiyan.” “Welcome 2024 Shiyan Marathon runners to travel on the high-speed rail!” It can be seen everywhere on the display screens at the station entrance, waiting hall, and ticket hall.

At the same time, Shiyan East Railway Station and Shiyan Railway Station also joined forces to build a ticketing service platform at the Shiyan Olympic Sports Center for the marathon event from April 11th to 13th, and implemented online and offline processing of group and individual passenger tickets, and door-to-door ticket sales, and ticket delivery service; as of press time, the Shiyan Bus Depot has processed 1,279 group tickets and 378 individual tickets for the 2024 Shiyan Marathon.

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