The ticket discounts are expected to make 8 million trips cheaper and cost the MTR more than HK$30 million. But they pale into insignificance against the six-hour chaos and the MTR Corp’s HK$16.8 billion profit last year. Photo: Felix Wong
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SCMP Editorial

Discounts? Most MTR users want reliable services

  • The Hong Kong rail giant’s decision to slash its fares by half this weekend to compensate for chaos earlier this month has been described as a ‘petty favour’

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The ticket discounts are expected to make 8 million trips cheaper and cost the MTR more than HK$30 million. But they pale into insignificance against the six-hour chaos and the MTR Corp’s HK$16.8 billion profit last year. Photo: Felix Wong
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