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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR on track to carry 20,000 more passengers a day

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 06:39pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Extra carriages to be added and waiting times reduced MTR to boost Light Rail capacity by 20,000 a day The MTR Light Rail system is expanding services next ... train lines across the city, in the wake of a recent string of system failures and delays. "The service enhancement on the Light Rail will not affect any service enhancement measures on our ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong named ‘best city in the world for commuters’

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 11:10am by Ada Lee

    ... Chau Yuet-cheung said poor air quality score could be attributed to the bad planning in Hong Kong, with buildings creating a wall effect. The many traffic lights also made cars stop and go ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Government's electric-cab plan fails to spark more suppliers' interest

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Ada Lee

    ... licences. If a cabbie wanted to switch to an electric taxi, he must give up his LPG taxi. Owners were generally reluctant to do so, he said. Wong Chung-keung, chairman of the Taxi and Public Light ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR directors may have pay cut for delays, Anthony Cheung warns

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Ada Lee

    ... forced its partial closure, causing nearly four hours of chaos. In January, a light-rail train broke down in Yuen Long after a mechanical failure, shutting down eight stations for almost three ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Light rail services halted for two hours due to equipment failure

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 10:40am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Third time in two months that electrical failure disrupted train services Light rail services across eight stations in the Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai areas ... "There have been many problems [with the Light Rail] recently," said one passenger, after the incident. "But I'm not going to stop using it. We residents of Tin Shui Wai don't ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hundreds more MTR train services to ease crush on Island and Kwun Tong lines

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:37am by Ada Lee

    ... of capacity. He also noted that the pressure on Admiralty station would be eased when the cross-harbour section of the Sha Tin to Central Link opened in 2020. Improvements to the light-rail system ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Light-rail fire adds to MTR's troubles

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 05:07pm by Ada Lee, Clifford Lo

    ... Ada Lee and Clifford Lo Blaze comes one day after five-hour shutdown on Tseung Kwan O line; bosses face questions over use of contractors for maintenance Light-rail fire adds to MTR's troubles The MTR suffered its second setback in 24 hours yesterday when one of its light-rail trains burst into flames, sparking the evacuation of 160 rush-hour passengers. The incident, in Tin ...

  8. Business - Economy - TRANSPORT

    Macau's U-turn over light rail fails to stem criticism

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:19am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Delayed and over-budget project's re-routing by government does little to enhance its reputation Macau's U-turn over light rail fails to stem criticism Macau chief executive Fernando Chui Sai-on has bowed to public pressure and the Macau Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) over a light rail project. During his policy address on November ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Thousands of passengers delayed after latest MTR breakdown

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by Stuart Lau

    ... began shortly before noon when a Hung Hom-bound train broke down near University station in Sha Tin. Eyewitnesses reported seeing a flash outside the train, while some of the lights in the train's carriages went out. Video footage taken by a passenger shows a 10-second burst of light on a pantograph- the apparatus that connects the train to the overhead power line. The train came ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Independent review promised after MTR fails to screen faulty insulators

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:59am by JENNIFER NGO AND ADA LEE

    ... to interruptions on the Tseung Kwan O Line and the Light Rail in December and last month, said Walder. However, he agreed the frequency of incidents over the past 10 days was concerning and admitted ...




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