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  1. Adjustment system to rule on fares

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... immediately after the agreement expires. He said the adjustment system would be introduced when the two rail operators merged to allow fares to rise or fall. It would be similar to the one used by bus ... it to the Mass Transit Railway Corporation, which will operate the system. Passengers will enjoy fare cuts ranging from 5 to 10 per cent after the merger, depending on distance travelled. Richard Tsoi ...

  2. Protests force port firms to delay new receipt system

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Major port operators have pushed back a key step in their plans to replace paper receipts with an electronic system as truckers dig in against the change. 'We are aware ... Operators Association. Groups such as the Hong Kong Container Tractor Owner Association and Hong Kong Truckers Association have demanded that the paper system remain and were backed in their demands ...

  3. Online guide to getting from A to B

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... and how long it will take. But even before it is in operation the system is under fire from critics, who say it is biased towards rail and inaccurate because it underestimates walking time. ... and a destination. The options are ranked according to the journey time, which averages peak-hour and off-peak traffic. But some operators say the system is misleading because it underestimates walking time ...

  4. Adviser for troubled Octopus firm

    Posted Feb 17th 2007, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... According to the Monetary Authority, Octopus thought that the problems were associated with an upgrade in December of its operating system. But yesterday it said that there had been other incidents ... co-operate fully with both Professor Chan and any independent audit. She denied that there had been cover-up involving wrongful EPS transactions before the December system upgrade. Octopus has ...

  5. Cable car exceeds target for rides

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... riding it so far, operator Skyrail-ITM's managing director said. However, Bill Calderwood was disappointed by last week's service delays and disruptions, which were attributed to system ... and Mechanical Services Department. The number of maintenance staff has increased to 27 from the original 13 in response to growing demands for the operating system to be kept in proper working order. ...

  6. MTRC to share gains with Octopus

    Posted Nov 12th 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Octopus electronic payment system nationally. The two firms will be responsible for providing the central clearing system software and operating the electronic ticketing system for the country's public transport network, which includes trains, buses, trams and ferries. MTRC acting chief executive Phil Gaffney said it was now looking at expanding the Octopus system in other parts ...

  7. Cable car operators need good reflexes and stamina to perform their duties

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as a licensed operator. With five years of experience and a higher diploma in engineering, a person can apply to oversee the operations of the entire system. Like all mass transport systems, cable cars ... Wong Yat-hei Raymond Leung, head of cable car operations at Ngong Ping 360, says the industry is unique. In fact, no courses in Hong Kong specialise in cable car operations ...

  8. A tarnished jewel in our tourist crown

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... after a two-week shutdown to repair storm-damaged optic-fibre cables. The reason this time was to repair a fault in the hydraulic monitoring system of a carrier used for emergency evacuation of cabins in the event of system failure. Seen in isolation, the latest incident need not have damaged confidence. Failure of both the main operating system and its back-up is seen as unlikely. ...

  9. World first for MTR in using thermal imaging for repairs

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as minicomputers- in use throughout the system in air conditioning, train door operations and communication systems. When the cards develop problems, the thermal camera is one machine used to inspect them ... Maggie Ng The MTR Corporation has become the first company in the world to use thermal imaging technology for railway maintenance. The Thermovision Camera System was one of the machines ...

  10. More checks could have caught cable car defect

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Australian company which originally ran the network for the government to stop blaming operators for the system's problems. 'By analysing everyday signals in routine checks, we could have ... for the problems that have dogged the Ngong Ping 360 cable-car system since it opened in 2006. After an empty cable car plunged to the ground in 2007, experts said the system should be in operation ...




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