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  1. Train crackdown launches first prosecution, 10 warnings

    Posted Apr 21st 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... who ate and drank on trains. These actions violated MTR by-laws, a spokeswoman said. She said the team had tried to persuade passengers to behave properly in the past three months. 'The result is good, with many people praising the team. But we think it is the time to take a more active role in by-law enforcement,' the spokeswoman said. 'We hope that all passengers can ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Shaking flats in To Kwa Wan halt MTR construction

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, CLIFFORD LO AND JOYCE NG

    ... into excavations- 30 metres below ground, an MTR spokeswoman said. Greg Wong Chak-yan, an engineer familiar with rail works, said such walls were used to prevent ground subsidence or soil slippage. The work ... desk shook and a chandelier was vibrating," he said. Work on the station began at the end of last year. It is expected to be in use in 2018. The MTR spokeswoman said devices monitoring ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR faces HK$15m fine over Yuen Long derailment

    Posted May 18th 2013, 06:38pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... had conducted special inspections of 19 other light-rail carriages from the same production batch as the one that derailed and all were deemed safe, an MTR spokeswoman said. The batch ...

  4. Peak-hour glitch shuts MTR stations

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A signals glitch forced MTR services in Central and Admiralty to shut down during evening peak hour yesterday, affecting about 5,000 commuters, an MTR Corp spokeswoman said. ... extended to four minutes, against the usual 21/2 minutes. The spokeswoman said the glitch was fixed at about 6.40pm and services returned to normal shortly afterwards. Hundreds of commuters had ...

  5. Brake problem hits MTR commuters

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Hundreds of passengers were ordered off a rush-hour MTR train at Tseung Kwan O after a problem with the brakes. An MTR spokeswoman said 450 commuters suffered a delay of about five minutes before they were able to board another train at about 7.45am. The cause of the fault is being investigated. The incident follows two recent cases of disruption on the MTR caused ...

  6. Villagers seek halt to rail line works

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... blasting ends this month. Villagers said more than 200 wells had gone dry because of the work, which blocked some water sources. An MTR Corp spokeswoman said it had been monitoring nine wells ... wall in March, the MTR spokeswoman said, but stressed the blasting had not started at that time. The MTR had been monitoring the situation. ...

  7. Great rush for iBonds turns to a trickle

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a spokeswoman said, while Haitong Securities received HK$100 million in margin subscriptions. Last year's first batch of iBonds was oversubscribed, drawing HK$13 billion of applications for the HK$10 billion in bonds. Most of the people yesterday opted for margin subscriptions, and the average order size was around HK$100,000, the Philips Securities spokeswoman said. It received HK$100 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Actress JuJu Chan's plea to MTR chiefs after assault at Admiralty

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... compartments. However, an MTR spokeswoman said the corporation had no plans to install female-only carriages for logistical reasons. "Because most MTR trains have an open design, creating ...

  9. MTR to consider food and water rations

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a report to the government this week. A Transport Department spokeswoman said the MTR Corp had 'agreed to review its contingency arrangements, including the provision of some kind of basic ...

  10. More checks could have caught cable car defect

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to investigate problems with the Ngong Ping 360 service. It could not be contacted for comment yesterday. A spokeswoman for Ocean Park, which also operates a cable-car system, said yesterday that since a public notification system was introduced in October last year, there had not been any incidents that had delayed journeys for more than 20 minutes. The spokeswoman said the cable-car system ...




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