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Old Jun 17th 2008, 1:05 pm
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Default Dubai Metro Collapses

The pics they didnt want you to see.
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Old Jun 17th 2008, 1:07 pm
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Old Jun 17th 2008, 1:08 pm
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Old Jun 17th 2008, 1:09 pm
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Jeezuz!!!!

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last one. no problem here just keep moving....
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Old Jun 17th 2008, 1:18 pm
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last one. no problem here just keep moving....
Holy crap! Any reports of injury? I drove past that twice today and didn't notice - will it hit the papers.... hmm....

That's really not good....
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Old Jun 17th 2008, 1:24 pm
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I work quite a lot with temporary works and I'm pretty sure the major clue to this failure is in the middle picture of your 2nd post. A load of strongbacks still stacked neatly on the ground when they most probably should have been holding the deck up!
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last one. no problem here just keep moving....
Looks to me like one of the bridges not the metro, the bridge was ready for the concrete and the scaffoldong has give way (similar thing to what happened on the hotel recently when 6 or 7 were killed! looks like the bridge taking you off to what will be Dubai Mall near interchange 1.
Still not good only hope and pray no one was hurt.
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Old Jun 17th 2008, 1:34 pm
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Holy crap! Any reports of injury? I drove past that twice today and didn't notice - will it hit the papers.... hmm....

That's really not good....
no idea i'm afraid,
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Old Jun 17th 2008, 1:36 pm
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Looks to me like one of the bridges not the metro, the bridge was ready for the concrete and the scaffoldong has give way (similar thing to what happened on the hotel recently when 6 or 7 were killed! looks like the bridge taking you off to what will be Dubai Mall near interchange 1.
Still not good only hope and pray no one was hurt.
could well be as it doesnt look like the metro track running down szr.
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Jeezuz!!!!

One target off the list then?
Cynical, gorgeous, cynical.........

......... bloody funny though.........

That looks to me like a simple unsupported section 'tipping over' - easily rectified.......... so it will be perfectly safe when it eventually opens.......

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Originally Posted by shiva View Post
The pics they didnt want you to see.
Ooopse!...
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My belief while I was living in the middle east was always to wait for anything to be open for at least few weeks and see if there were any fatalities before I joined in!
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It is reported in the Gulf News now.
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Originally Posted by shiva View Post
The pics they didnt want you to see.
Greetings all. If anybody has any information regarding work or contracts or companies who hire for work on Dubai Metro, please give me a shout. all the employment agencies i have registered with on the interne twant money up front, no chance..
I am an electrician, just qualified, 4 1/2 years experience, looking for any work possibilities abroad. this thread caught my eye when i read "metro".
many thanks in advance.
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