On January 24th when Lanzhou was affected by a snowfall, massive snow piled up along Metro Line No. 1 and North Square of Lanzhou West Railway Station. This greatly inconvenienced the traveling citizens. To eliminate hidden dangers in trips and guarantee the safety of traveling citizens, Lanzhou Rail Transit Property Management Company initiated its snow-shoveling emergency plan over night and carried out comprehensive snow shoveling in the area under its management.
Early on the morning of January 25, the company organized 25 snow and ice removing assurance team and carried out snow and ice removing operations at the exits and entries of various Metro Line No. 1 stations and the ground of the Square of Lanzhou West Railway Station, Donggang Vehicle Base, and Chenguanying Parking Lot. As arranged according to the emergency plan, the teams used 10 various sets of equipment and more than 600 tools for snow and ice removing. Up to 8 a.m. on January 25th, they had completed their snow removing tasks in the exits and entries of various stations along Metro Line No. 1 and its neighboring areas, and various parts of North Square of Lanzhou West Railway Station. Meanwhile, the company arranged for the cleaning staff at various stations of Metro Line No. 1 to dry the main wet and slippery areas from time to time to effectively ensure the safety of passengers.