Men 8 trains a day “rubbing”: the car connection most foul

Wang and coworker brushes 8 trains a day, at least 25 kilometers to go. “Spring Festival travel season when cars, and at least 35 miles a day. Tendon end water shoes, went broke in two months. They’ve calculated, four years away, is equivalent to walking around the equator in a circle. ”

At 8 in the morning, a dusty green ordinary-speed passenger trains stopped in Beijing take a clothes shop on the outer track.

Wang holds a 4-meter long spray hose, as in at the end. The front of the line of people pushed the car, car cleaning fluid spilled on to the train. 9 brush then brush of varying lengths to train the upper, middle and lower. Wang Wei in charge of water and foam wash off with water.

Beijing railway station about 3 km to the East, a few stops on the line waiting for servicing the Green General fast trains. In the servicing of all sessions, skin cleansing is considered the most difficult work.

A group of 11 people outside cleaning crew, is responsible for entering the General skin cleansing speed train of Beijing railway station. At least 25 miles per person per day, in two months will go bad tendon at the end of the water shoes. Weekends and holidays, cycle and walk every day next to the railroad tracks.

This is the 14th year of Wang Wei, train skin cleansing, his skin has been tanned. Skin cleaning, we have two teams, as a team leader, Wang Wei has been responsible for fetching water. “One day, two groups at night. A team with 11 people, 3 epithelial brush, 3 glass and leather skin brush, 3 brush the skin of the lower, then people with a soda and spray cleaning agent. ”

Out of hundreds of meters, 11 cleaning workers put down the brush and water, went in the opposite direction. 11 people are lined, hold the water lines move. “The pipe length is less than 100 metres, when the tube is not long enough, all personnel will return to the starting point, and pull the tube out, received the next head of the faucet. ”

17 carriages of each train, each car of 27.5 meters. “Go back and forth, the equivalent of flushing a train walk three times around the train, washed trains to walk 3 km. ”

Wang and coworker brushes 8 trains a day, at least 25 kilometers to go. “Spring Festival travel season when cars, and at least 35 miles a day. Tendon end water shoes, went broke in two months. They’ve calculated, four years away, is equivalent to walking around the equator in a circle. ”

One end of the train is not cleaned, Mr Wang’s clothes have been soaked by water. “No matter what time, to wear a pair of rubber boots, the winter is very cold feet. Washing train for more than an hour, all over the ice in the winter, all water in the summer. ”

Brush wagon may seem simple, but not easy to do. Recall when you wash the car for the first time, Wang said, wash the car is definitely a physical work, brush with water exceeding 5 kg, for 10 minute arm numb, wake up sore the next day. “Every day now finished, arm were especially hurt. ”

“This is the most difficult to clean. “Wang Wei raised point to two carriages connected place, full of train components. A few years ago, while cleaning the car connection, and often make Wang Wei was the stench. “Old trains have no toilet, train speed, urine splashed at the junction of two cars. Winters are freezing on the wagon, with a spade a spade. Even worse in the summer, it smells bad. ”

Cleaning train drops of water, recovered in the Sun as they are. Wang and coworker forgot to drink water, carrying water to the adjacent train, began “rubbing”. “Ever since I came in dirty look at the trains clean away, then hard work would be worth it. ”

Behind Wang, a train cleaner slowly started heading to Beijing station, ready to pit stop on the grid.

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