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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Lightning strikes bring chaos to MTR's West Rail line

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

    ... pay cuts if services continued to suffer. The Observatory reported 6,207 lighting strikes between 2pm and 5pm as torrential rain battered the city. The amber rainstorm signal was issued ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Government probes vehicle-hire apps

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Patsy Moy

    ... came in the week US-based Uber launched its private-hire service in the city. But much of the concern yesterday focused on apps that allowed passengers to book a ride in a light-goods vehicle. ... of light-goods vehicles. Under the ordinance, it is an offence to "solicit or attempt to solicit any person for hire or reward" to travel in such a vehicle. The penalty is a fine of up ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR admits its train service has been bad

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Ada Lee

    ... of the company's delays from January 1 to June 30 at a media gathering yesterday. There were 78 delays lasting more than eight minutes on the network, not counting the light rail network in the New ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Transport chief Anthony Cheung vows to quit if panel finds him liable in rail saga

    Posted May 19th 2014, 06:57pm by Ada Lee

    ... Chun-ying after the delay came to light last month but that Leung had rejected it. Cheung said the government had requested more information from the MTR and was seeking advice from the Department ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Taxi operators may get green light for fuel surcharge

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Government to study surcharge as way round controversy over fare rises, which benefit vehicles’ owners rather than the drivers Taxis may get green light for fuel levy The government is planning to study the feasibility of imposing fuel surcharges on taxi passengers, undersecretary for transport and housing Yau Shing-mu said yesterday. In a Legislative ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Transport minister takes blame for mix-up over head of panel to probe MTR project delay

    Posted May 04th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee

    ... Y Engineering, a key contractor for the project's troubled West Kowloon terminus. In a light-hearted response to reporters' questions on why the government appointed Lee, Cheung said: ...




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