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Subway trains take 'baths' to keep clean

By Hu Meidong in Fuzhou | China Daily | Updated: 2019-07-08 21:25

A subway train is washed at Gaoqi Parking lot in Xiamen, Fujian province. [Photo by Chen Lijie/for chinadaily.com.cn]

The water used to wash a train is about 0.4 metric tons. Most will be recycled, with a recovery rate reaching 80 percent.

Besides the wash, work staff also needs to examine the train, which takes about 45 minutes.

They will work in shifts to cover 24 hours a day.

Liu Jianing in Beijing contributed to this story.

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