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  1. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Heavily indebted China Railway Corp expected to raise freight rates

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:35am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing celine.sun@scmp.com China Railway's battle to reduce its debt pile through higher charges may further undermine the competitiveness of rail against road freight Rise in rail cargo rate looms as reform steams ahead China Railway Corporation (CRC) is expected to raise freight rates early this year to relieve its massive debt burden and speed up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1402132/heavily-indebted-china-railway-corp-expected-raise-freight
  2. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Railway officials give up setting a deadline to end ticketing nightmare for Lunar New Year passengers

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 04:35pm by Adrian Wan

    ... to 2012, and 2011 the target was set for 2015. This year, officials have not promised a target date at all. Hu Yadong, deputy general manager of China Railway Corporation, said at the news ... overlapped," Hu warned. "Train traffic will boom day by day and railways shall see continuous peaks." The latest announcement on ticketing sparked wide debate on Sina Weibo, China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1405429/railway-officials-give-setting-deadline-end-ticketing-nightmare-lunar-new
  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR to review storm protection after disruption

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Railway operator will also look at passenger announcements after West Rail delays MTR to review storm protection after disruption The MTR Corporation will review ... in a series of disruptions to hit the MTR in recent months. In May, the government warned bosses at the corporation- which has also been dogged by delays in the building of new lines- that they could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557679/mtr-review-storm-protection-after-disruption
  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Engineer offers explosive solution to railway woes

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Raymond Chan says MTR Corporation could blast tunnels after boring machine breaks Engineer offers explosive solution to railway woes Explosives could be used ... questioned why the MTR Corporation had not protected the machine from water damage in last month's storms. Damage to the machine was cited as a key factor when a two-year delay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1492053/engineer-offers-explosive-solution-railway-woes
  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR chief Jay Walder to exit a year early in wake of cross-border rail link delay

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:04pm by Ada Lee

    ... boss over high-speed rail The MTR Corporation's projects director sensed delays to the high-speed railway six months before informing the company's executive committee, ... early in wake of delay MTR Corporation chief executive Jay Walder will step down next month- a year earlier than scheduled- after an internal report yesterday criticised him for "poor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555371/independent-inquiry-high-speed-rail-delay-criticises-mtr-ceo-jay
  6. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    MTR lands £1.4b contract to run London Crossrail

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 03:42am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... Chim Sau-wai sauwai.chim@scmp.com Hong Kong company beats three rival bids to operate new railway system for up to 10 years MTR wins £1.4b contract to run London Crossrail The MTR Corp has ... would step down next month, a year earlier than scheduled, after an internal report criticised him for "poor judgment" over the delayed cross-border railway project. Walder's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1556587/mtr-lands-ps14b-contract-run-london-crossrail
  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Ventilation fault holds up Admiralty-Central trains on Tsuen Wan Line

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 01:36pm by Ada Lee and Danny Lee

    ... power switches four times between the two stations from 10.50am until noon, the MTR Corporation said. A platform was closed for inspection without any immediate service disruption as trains were ... embarrassment on the railway company, less than a week after it conceded rail service performance had been "very bad" on the East Rail Line in the first half of the year. It told reporters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551018/power-failure-forces-platform-closure-central-mtr-station
  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Tramways owners plan to expand on mainland China to 'fill transport gap'

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Ada Lee

    ... "Soon [trams] will be a big transportation system in China," he said, noting that Shanghai planned to expand its tram system to 800km by 2020. Other cities, such as Beijing and Zhuhai, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556872/tramways-owners-plan-expand-mainland-china-fill-transport-gap
  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    'Miserly' MTR urged to offer more discounts as fares go up 3.6pc

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 01:24pm by LO WEI

    ... the New People's Party's Michael Tien Puk-sun, former chairman of the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation, which merged with the MTR in 2007. He suggested a further three-month trial ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com With fares due to go up 3.6 per cent on Sunday, lawmakers tell vastly profitable railway firm to offer more concessions to hard-up passengers 'Miserly' MTR ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538851/lawmakers-voice-opposition-mtr-fare-hike
  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    More delays for MTR passengers just hours after lightning sparked chaos on West Rail line

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Danny Mok, Ada Lee

    ... MTR Corporation said. Train journeys between the two stations were extended by two to three minutes. During Tuesday's major disruption, some passengers said they had to wait up to an hour ... It was the latest in a series of service disruptions to hit the troubled MTR Corporation in recent months. The MTR said lightning struck the signalling system between Yuen Long and Tuen Mun at about 4.15pm, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557403/lightning-strikes-bring-chaos-mtrs-west-rail-line

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