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Train Services

Crazy thinking will damage MTR further down the line

The idea that fare increases should be denied if services are not up to a standard deemed satisfactory by some nebulous panel is alien to any rational concept of how a public service corporation works.

Sunday, 17 March, 2013, 2:21am 6 comments

Above-ground trains to stop under No 9 typhoon signal or higher: MTR

All above-ground train services will be suspended when a No 9 typhoon signal or higher is hoisted, the MTR Corporation said.

Miranda Leung Chan Che-ming, MTR Corp's corporate relations general manager, said the decision came after the railway registered complaints from hundreds of passengers stranded in stations when Typhoon Vicente hit the city in July.

31 Dec 2012 - 5:35am

Metro incidents

July 28, 2011

A train on Line 10 went in the wrong direction due to a malfunction of the signal system. Nobody was hurt.

December 22, 2009

Two trains collided as a result of a power failure caused by a short circuit on Line 1. Train services on the line were suspended.

December 21, 2009

29 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Trains escape disruption as screen doors fail to open

The screen doors on an MTR platform at Yau Ma Tei station failed yesterday morning, but did not disrupt train services.

The incident happened at 9.30am on the Central-bound platform. Staff had to manually open the doors, which were left open for 30 minutes until automatic operation resumed at 10am.

22 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Man's fall delays rail services

Train services at Lowu station were disrupted for 30 minutes when a man, 32, waiting for a train fell on to the tracks last night. He was admitted to Northern Hospital in critical condition.

2 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Improved East Rail on the right track

I refer to the letter from Nick Foxall headlined 'Passengers the real losers, thanks to poor planning' (South China Morning Post, August 10).

30 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

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