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  • Aug 21, 2014
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The MTR Corporation (its original full name was Mass Transit Railway Corporation) is listed on the Hong Kong Exchange and is a constituent of the benchmark Hang Seng Index. MTRC operates the Hong Kong underground rail system and is a major property developer and landlord in the city. It also invests in railways outside Hong Kong.

No delay on disclosing delays: new MTR boss

The new man at the helm of the controversy-plagued MTR Corporation yesterday pledged to inform the public as soon as possible should there be any further delays to its ongoing rail projects.

Tuesday, 19 August, 2014, 8:01am

MTR Corp should pay part of railway delay cost, experts say

The MTR Corporation should pay part of the HK$4.62 billion in extra costs that the delayed cross-border high-speed rail link is expected to incur, experts in transport and engineering say.

13 Aug 2014 - 10:39am

Budget for high-speed railway rises to HK$71 billion after delays, MTRC says

The price tag for the troubled cross-border express railway will go up by about 10 per cent to HK$71.52 billion after a two-year delay to the project, according to the latest estimate by the MTR Corporation.

12 Aug 2014 - 9:15am 5 comments

Express railway bound to bust budget, independent MTR director says

The high-speed cross-border railway "must cost more than the budget" of HK$67 billion, an independent director of the MTR said.

10 Aug 2014 - 5:44am

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.

7 Aug 2014 - 12:47pm

Cost of high speed rail link swells to HK$80b in light of two-year delay

The delay in the construction of the cross-border express railway could see its cost rise from HK$67 billion to HK$80 billion, lawmaker Michael Tien Puk-sun quoted sources at MTR as saying.

6 Aug 2014 - 9:24am 5 comments

Staff shortage hits MTR's project to bore through mountain for Sha Tin-Central link

Boring through the mountain below Lion Rock is the next challenge for the MTR in the construction of delayed Sha Tin-Central link, with a labour shortage and uncertainty about ground conditions.

31 Jul 2014 - 10:49am 1 comment

Did MTR fail shareholders by not disclosing rail project delay sooner?

The findings of an internal investigation into the two-year delay of the MTR Corporation's express rail link project, released last week, have been widely dismissed as a whitewash in the media.

25 Jul 2014 - 3:18am 1 comment

MTR to review storm protection after disruption

The MTR Corporation will review its thunderstorm protection system and how it keeps passengers informed after lightning caused hours of delays on the West Rail Line on Tuesday.

24 Jul 2014 - 9:34am 1 comment

More delays for MTR passengers just hours after lightning sparked chaos on West Rail line

Services on the MTR's Kwun Tong line delayed on Wednesday by signalling system problem, after West Rail line was disrupted yesterday by lightning

23 Jul 2014 - 6:12pm 1 comment