Paul Chan Mo-po, on his official blog yesterday, wrote that the lift and escalator safety advisory committee would be represented by the lift trade and "outside-sector parties" such as property management firms, property owners and consumers.Monday, 18 March, 2013, 4:44am
MTR escalator accidents up nearly 22 per cent
The MTR Corporation - which saw a 21.5 per cent increase in escalator accidents to 474 incidents in the first half of the year compared to the same period last year - launched a four-week safety campaign yesterday. Red-shirted safety 'ambassadors' at 50 stations will remind commuters to take care.17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
'I refuse to be told what to do by a penguin!' a friend posted angrily on Facebook last year. It was when the MTR thought people would obey a command to 'please hold the handrail' if it was issued by a cartoon penguin.6 May 2012 - 12:00am
Happy Mansion2 May 2012 - 12:00am
The Mid-Levels escalator, the world's longest covered outdoor escalator system, is a modern marvel. Well, it is when it's working, which appears to be hardly ever.5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
A four-month investigation launched after an escalator in a Beijing subway station suddenly went into reverse, resulting in one death and 30 injuries, has found the manufacturer, Otis, responsible for the tragedy.
The investigation by the Beijing Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision concluded the escalator's design was seriously flawed.26 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Forty-two people were trapped for over an hour inside a packed lift more than halfway up the world's tallest television tower on Wednesday.
Some said they fell ill, and were scared and physically exhausted from having to stand in the cramped space for so long, media reports said.7 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
A group of workers who repair the lifts and escalators that help keep Hong Kong on the move say they may have to quit their jobs, despite securing pay rises after a four-day strike.30 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
In a city known for its towering skyscrapers and fast pace of life, lifts or elevators are an essential part of life. Ever wondered how many lifts there are in Hong Kong? The 'vertical' city has more than 57,500 lifts installed. The always increasing number calls for an ever-growing requirement for quality lift and escalator mechanics and engineers.17 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Gliding up a packed escalator in the Central MTR station recently, I became captivated by some video advertisements that ran along the wall.11 Sep 2011 - 12:00am