The MTR logo is displayed at the West Kowloon railway station for the cross-border high-speed rail link. The rail operator’s spate of scandals over cost overruns and construction problems has dented public confidence. Photo: Felix Wong

MTR Corp buy-back is the government’s best shot at solving Hong Kong’s transport problems

Albert Cheng says the MTR’s rail business should be taken into public ownership to put public interest over profit. While they’re at it, the government should also acquire the bus companies and cross-harbour tunnels to rationalise the entire transport system

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The MTR logo is displayed at the West Kowloon railway station for the cross-border high-speed rail link. The rail operator’s spate of scandals over cost overruns and construction problems has dented public confidence. Photo: Felix Wong
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