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Developers may name land premium in bids for new MTR site

The unusual absence of a specific land premium payable in the latest tender document for a large residential site owned by MTR Corp in Tin Shui Wai signals the government’s desperation to achieve its housing target for this fiscal year.

Wednesday, 1 January, 2014, 11:30am

Loose wire cited in MTR meltdown

Faulty design, defective material or poor workmanship could have caused the five-hour disruption on the MTR's Tseung Kwan O line on Monday, the railway company said yesterday.

21 Dec 2013 - 7:51am 1 comment

Probe into Monday's power failure on Tseung Kwan O line continues

MTR is still investigating the cause of the power failure which halted train services for five hours on Monday.

17 Dec 2013 - 2:44pm

Thousands hit in five hours of travel chaos after MTR power blackout

A power failure on the Tseung Kwan O line halted MTR services for nearly five hours yesterday, plunging the city's transport network into chaos.

A Yau Ma Tei-bound train broke down in a tunnel at 12.40pm, forcing about 150 passengers to walk on the track to Yau Tong station.

17 Dec 2013 - 12:23pm 24 comments

Baby among 77 injured after train derails in Tin Shui Wai

More than 70 passengers were injured when a light-rail train left its tracks in Tin Shui Wai, Yuen Long, on Friday. It was the most serious derailment in the 25-year history of the transport system essential to the northwest New Territories.

18 May 2013 - 11:43am

MTR railway fares to go up by 2.7pc in June

A ride on the MTR is going to cost more from June. Fares will go up 2.7 per cent - but it could have been as much as 3.2 per cent. The increase was announced yesterday after completion of a review of the formula for calculating fare rises.

17 Apr 2013 - 4:18am 1 comment

A lot on the line

Urban railway operator MTR Corp wants to export the successful property-plus-rail model it operates in Hong Kong to the mainland, but faces obstacles in laws relating to the sale of land.

15 Apr 2013 - 5:33am

Developers make no bids for MTR Corp's Tin Shui Wai homes site

MTR Corp has withdrawn its residential site in Tin Shui Wai from tendering, as no developer submitted a bid for the site by the deadline yesterday. Surveyors said the land premium charged by the Lands Department was too high.

21 Feb 2013 - 6:07am

Business Digest, November 7, 2012

Office unit sales hit 19-month high

7 Nov 2012 - 3:36am

More time sought to review MTR fare hike

Lawmakers have urged the government to give them more time – until the end of the year – for their public consultation on how the MTR calculates its fare increases.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am