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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR steps up escalator safety campaign

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Passengers advised to follow the rules or risk a painful commute MTR steps up escalator safety campaign While MTR station escalators may seem benign, accidents can and do happen when passengers fail to pay attention or follow simple safety procedures. The MTR Corporation recorded 435 escalator accidents in the first half of this year. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Pedestrian safety requires a step change in government

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Step change needed for pedestrian safety Pedestrians are being put at risk by a lack of safe or convenient footpaths on Hong Kong's roads, a planning advocacy group says. Some roads in hilly areas lack footpaths altogether, forcing walkers to compete with cars on winding, narrow thoroughfares, Designing Hong Kong says. Group founder ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR commuters suffer two-hour disruption after crack found in track

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:46am by Timmy Sung and Lai Ying-kit

    ... Trains resumed normal speed at about 9am after an iron fastener was installed to reinforce the damaged section. The MTR said the section would be replaced to ensure passenger safety. May Wong ... to the Transport Department. "If there are any structural problems with the tracks, from a safety point of view, it must be dealt with prudently," he said. But Cheung said he could not determine ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Disabled woman angry over mistreatment by KMB driver

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

    ... struggles to get on and off vehicles without wheelchair access. She said the driver of the number 48 bus refused to let her leave the bus through the front doors for "safety reasons". ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR staff need guidelines on handling animals on tracks, unions say after dog is killed

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Phila Siu

    ... local trains while they attempted to coax it to safety. But trains resumed after eight minutes as the situation was "considered safe". It was found dead at Fanling, the next station ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Reprieve for Discovery Bay ferry after last-minute agreement over safety rule

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:48am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Services will continue for at least two years after owner and marine safety officials agree not to follow new safety regulation Reprieve for Discovery Bay ferry Ferry services between Mui Wo and Discovery Bay will continue for at least two years after the Marine Department agreed that the operator would not have to follow a new safety rule introduced ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Fury after dog killed on MTR tracks because rail bosses refused to halt services

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:57pm by Bryan Harris and Gloria Chan

    ... event to mourn the dog is scheduled to take place tomorrow at Sheung Shui station. The MTR said last night it supported animal protection and that staff had attempted to coax the dog to safety ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Crack on windshield forces Hong Kong Airlines flight to return from Manila airspace

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 07:09pm by Clifford Lo

    ... in the cockpit's windshield about 1-1/2 hours after take-off," the airline said. "For safety reasons, the pilot decided to fly back to Hong Kong airport." The carrier did not reveal the size ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Law may demand safety seats for more children

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 04:46am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Law may demand safety seats for more children All young children travelling in private cars could be required to use safety seats, if a government proposal ... (Safety Equipment) Regulations state that all children under the age of three must be placed in a secured carry cot or in a safety seat if they travel in the front seat of a private car, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Ferry company says 'incomprehensible' safety rules will force cuts

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by ERNEST KAO AND THOMAS CHAN

    ... Ernest Kao and Thomas Chan New World First Ferry claims inspections will cut services, while Sea Smooth owner is fined Ferry company says safety rules will force cuts New World First Ferry says it will face difficulties coping with passenger demand in the coming year as a result of "incomprehensible" safety regulations set out by the government in light of the fatal ...




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