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KCR Tsim Sha Tsui Station - Cultural Revolution - 1967

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KCR Tsim Sha Tsui Station - Cultural Revolution - 1967

During the height of the Cultural Revolution in1967 , when disturbances had spread to Hong Kong , KCR railway workers had to contend with through freight trains arriving from the Mainland at Tsim Sha Tsui with their wagons festooned with anti-British slogans. This also included some disturbing additions hanging  down the wagon sides. The slogan daubed on the end of the wagon reads 打 倒英帝 (" Da Dao Yingdi" - equivalent to "Down with British Imperialism" ) 

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Sunday, January 1, 1967

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I should have added a rider to my own comment...... If the current British Defence mininster carries out his recent promise to send a Royal Navy aircraft carrier to patrol the Taiwan Strait and South China Sea ........we might well see slogans like this appearing once again. devil smiley

Should be 打倒英帝 not 大倒英帝

Thanks for correcting my Chinese typo. Must have had too much red wine when I was moving the mouse cursor.