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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR tells passengers 'trains are too busy- take the bus instead'

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:00am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... trains. The trial scheme, announced yesterday, will run every Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays, from October 6 to May 29 next year. Those with monthly passes travelling from Tuen Mun ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Plans for HK$110b expansion of Hong Kong rail network unveiled

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:45pm by Timmy Sung and Phila Siu

    ... feedback during public consultation and examining further the transport needs of the Kwun Tong north area". His bureau arrived at the Railway Development Strategy 2014 after a public ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Surprise new MTR line planned for Kwun Tong

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by FANNY FUNG, Phila Siu

    ... the geographical challenges would make it impossible. The planned East Kowloon Line was not one of the routes included in a public consultation last year, but with an estimated cost of HK$27.5 billion, ... at Anderson Road and Anderson Road quarry, in Sau Mau Ping. Nearly 18,000 public flats and 7,500 private flats will be built, bringing an additional population of 73,000 by 2026 to an area now home ...

  4. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    MTR wins contract for Sydney rail link

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:54am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... Australia's largest public transport project, which is worth A$8.3 billion in total. The contract awarded to the consortium by the government of the state of New South Wales was an "operations, ... Chartered, HSBC Holdings, ING, Plenary Group said. The Sydney contract is a public-private partnership covering the major parts of the design, construction and financing of the North West Rail Link, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR director rules out pay cut for failing managers

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung MTR director rules out pay cut for failing managers Making senior management pay for the delay in the high-speed cross-border rail project won't make the MTR more accountable to the public, a key non-executive director of the train corporation told the South China Morning Post. Instead, Frederick Ma Si-hang, who heads an independent committee ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Disabled woman angry over mistreatment by KMB driver

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by SARAH KARACS

    ... left the bus. The Equal Opportunities Commission is campaigning to make certain access requirements- like low-floor buses- a standard provision on public transport. Senior officer Mariana Law ... system." He said that the Equal Opportunities Commission "cared more about the infrastructure than educating the public" and recommended the Transport Bureau also take responsibility ...

  7. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Smooth ride for MTR in London

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:14am by SIULAN LAW

    ... The Overground was named London's public transport operator of the year in 2011 and 2012. Having passed the test of the London Olympics in 2012, when passenger numbers were 25 per cent higher than ... public transport authority, to award MTR the new Crossrail contract came as further recognition of this superior performance. The Crossrail line, dubbed the biggest construction project in Europe ...

  8. News - China - TRANSPORT

    China sets the pace on bike sharing

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:37am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg In seven years the mainland has gone from no public bicycles to 650,000 as it tackles pollution China sets pace on bike sharing Back in the summer of 1965, a group of self-styled ... As the craze swept east, China grew dominant, but India struggled. In seven years, China, the world's most populous nation, went from no public bikes to 650,000- dwarfing France's fleet ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR will review policy after death of dog on tracks sparks outrage

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:42pm by Lai Ying-kit, Brian Yap and Shirley Zhao

    ... Lai Ying-kit, Brian Yap and Shirley Zhao Operations chief tells protesters that the corporation will act after outcry at dog's death MTR staff to be trained to handle animals on track The MTR Corporation has promised to teach staff how to handle animals that wander onto the tracks after the death of a dog hit by a train led to public outrage. Operations director Dr Jacob Kam ...

  10. News - China Insider - TRANSPORT

    Passengers run for their lives... all because foreigner ‘fainted’ on Shanghai train

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 02:24pm by Erin Hale

    ... in public spaces nowadays,” he said. Potential terrorism was not the only concern. Many who saw the video focused on what they deemed was an inappropriate response to someone in need. Some were ...




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