Residents living nearby one of the largest train stations in the world have found a novel use for the space. Dozens of residents have set up their own badminton nets and used the indoor space as a badminton court, as a way to enjoy the sport without having to go outside in the sweltering summer heat.
Hangzhou East Station will become one of the largest railway stations in the world after links to the Nanjing-Ningbo high speed rail are fully developed. The departure hall is extremely spacious, around 60 meters tall and 22 meters wide, allowing space for several badminton courts.
One resident said that she comes here every day after dinner and that it has now become a great place to socialize, as well as keeping her kids off the iPad. Hopefully the local dancing ayis won’t hear about the space and take it over, as they are wont to do.
Warning：The use of any news and articles published on eChinacities.com without written permission from eChinacities.com constitutes copyright infringement, and legal action can be taken.
Keywords: Hangzhou East Station Badminton
All comments are subject to moderation by eChinacities.com staff. Because we wish to encourage healthy and productive dialogue we ask that all comments remain polite, free of profanity or name calling, and relevant to the original post and subsequent discussion. Comments will not be deleted because of the viewpoints they express, only if the mode of expression itself is inappropriate.
Please login to add a comment. Click here to login immediately.