Passengers throng the Whampoa Station at the commencement of the Kwun Tong line extension in October 2016. The MTR Corp has been handling four internal railways projects at the same time: the Island Line western extension, South Island line, the Whampoa extension, and the Sha Tin-Central Link. Photo: Sam Tsang
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

Why Hong Kong needs a more independent MTR board to prevent shoddy railway works

Mike Rowse questions if the MTR, which is majority-owned by the government, was too beholden to political concerns to properly prioritise its heavy workload, with five major rail projects on its hands

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Passengers throng the Whampoa Station at the commencement of the Kwun Tong line extension in October 2016. The MTR Corp has been handling four internal railways projects at the same time: the Island Line western extension, South Island line, the Whampoa extension, and the Sha Tin-Central Link. Photo: Sam Tsang
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