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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR chief Jay Walder to exit a year early in wake of cross-border rail link delay

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:04pm by Ada Lee

    ... feasible. At Legco railways sub-committee meeting, Cheung's undersecretary Yau Shing-mu says major works can be finished in 2015, but tests and trials will take another six to nine months. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Green hybrid minibuses go on trial this month

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Candy Chan

    ... Candy Chan candy.chan@scmp.com The vehicles use new technology that reduces harmful gases and consumes less oil Hybrid minibuses go on trial this month Twelve hybrid minibuses powered principally by rechargable electric batteries will undergo trials on city streets from this month, with a view to the hybrid model replacing the fleet plying green-minibus routes. The local firm which ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    'Miserly' MTR urged to offer more discounts as fares go up 3.6pc

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 01:24pm by LO WEI

    ... stations" between 7.15am and 8.15am on weekdays will have fares cut by 25 per cent during a three-month trial period. Some lawmakers urged MTR bosses to offer a similar scheme in the evenings, ... the New People's Party's Michael Tien Puk-sun, former chairman of the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation, which merged with the MTR in 2007. He suggested a further three-month trial ...

  4. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Beijing subway train derails during testing of new section of tracks

    Posted May 04th 2014, 05:55am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Beijing subway train derails during new line test A Beijing subway train derailed and two of its coaches ran onto a field during a trial run on a new ... error was involved. "I hope that they can find out the problem during the trial and fix it as soon as possible," one person said. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Crash prevention system to be deployed on public buses

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:47pm by Ada Lee

    ... with the MTR Corporation having recently started a trial of Mobileye on a feeder bus. But the MTR Corp said only that a "driver assistance system" would be tested on one of its buses, without ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR to offer discount schemes to help offset 3.6pc fare rise

    Posted May 27th 2014, 07:22pm by ada.lee@scmp.com

    ... said. The early bird concession will apply to passengers leaving one of 29 urban stations between 7.15am and 8.15am on weekdays in a trial to last until May next year. The MTR commercial ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR was given 'benefit of doubt' on rail delay, says transport chief

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

    ... Shing-mu, told lawmakers the following day that the major works could be completed within 2015 and the testing and trial runs would take another six to nine months. Cheung said yesterday: "MTR ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    On track for air-conditioned tram experiment

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by Ada Lee

    ... the trial, but the pilot project would give it an idea of technically feasibility and help it gauge the travelling public's reaction. "There are technical hurdles to integrating ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Top-level apologies over high-speed rail debacle fail to pacify lawmakers

    Posted May 05th 2014, 06:39pm by Tanna Chong and Samuel Chan

    ... meeting, Cheung's undersecretary Yau Shing-mu says major works can be finished in 2015, but tests and trials will take another six to nine months. After the meeting, MTR presents schedule ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Government's electric-cab plan fails to spark more suppliers' interest

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Ada Lee

    ... no plans to convert its cars for use as taxis in the near future, although in 2012 the company announced plans to introduce 50 Leaf vehicles in Hong Kong for trial as electric taxis. He said Nissan ...




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