Despite scorching heat, metro construction continues
Thousands of workers are sweating at the construction sites of the Changsha metro, Changsha Evening News reported on August 7.
The intense summer heat is not deterring the construction work, said local media, noting that Metro Line 1 will be fully operational by the end of this month. The line is expected to open to traffic in 2016.
In the meantime, the main structure of several Line 3 stations will be completed by the end of this year. Construction of Line 4 has already begun.
Workers at the construction site of a station along Metro Line 1, Changsha, Aug 6 [Photo by Shi Zhenzhuan/Changsha Evening News]
Workers reinforce the steel canopy at a construction site of Metro Line 1, Changsha, Aug 6. [Photo by Shi Zhenzhuan/Changsha Evening News]
Source: Changsha Evening News