Press tour for a preview of MTR Express Rail Link (XRL) Train Open Day at the MTR Shek Kong Stabling Sidings in Yuen Long on 7th October 2017. Photo: SCMP/Edward Wong
Jake Van Der Kamp
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Dodgy mathematics puts the break even point of Hong Kong’s high-speed rail forever away

While money spent on this project circles back into the economy, that’s also true of anything on which we spend money. It certainly does not release the government of the obligation to spend wisely.

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Press tour for a preview of MTR Express Rail Link (XRL) Train Open Day at the MTR Shek Kong Stabling Sidings in Yuen Long on 7th October 2017. Photo: SCMP/Edward Wong
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