- Chinese student falls in love with bus driver
- Appeals to public for help to track him down
- Bus company sends her profile of single drivers
- 'If the driver is single, go forth and chase him'
HERE'S a story for anyone who thinks romance is dead. It starts on a bus in Wuhan, China when a young female student falls head over heels in love for her driver.Not content to leave anything to fate, the young woman took a proactive approach and posted a message on Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter, asking for help to track down the object of her affections.
Now in normal life, that's where you'd expect this story to end - but not in China.
Not only did the Wuhan Bus Group reply to her Weibo post, they also provided a package of helpful information to help track him down, including several other potential romantic profiles of drivers, should fate not bring them together. How thoughtful.
After wishing her the best of luck, the Wuhan Bus Group did not forget their duty as a responsible transport company and issued this warning:
"First of all, congratulations on finding love. You may meet him at the start of the bus route, but please don't interrupt his driving, so as to ensure the safety of all passengers on the bus."
According to The Shangahiist, where this story originally appeared, the manager of the Wuhan Bus Group's Weibo account was said to have been very impressed by the young student's interest a bus driver - a profession that is not highly regarded in China.
But the company was also quick to advise the young woman to handle her feelings appropriately.
"If the driver is single, go forth and chase after him; on the other hand, if he is married or already has his eyes set on someone, then do your best to keep your feelings hidden."
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