A crowded platform at Tai Wai station on the East Rail Line on February 8, the first weekday of service of MTR’s new nine-carriage trains, which were rolled out the previous Saturday. Photo: Handout A crowded platform at Tai Wai station on the East Rail Line on February 8, the first weekday of service of MTR’s new nine-carriage trains, which were rolled out the previous Saturday. Photo: Handout
A crowded platform at Tai Wai station on the East Rail Line on February 8, the first weekday of service of MTR’s new nine-carriage trains, which were rolled out the previous Saturday. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong MTR

Letters | Hong Kong MTR goes off track with shorter East Rail trains during rush hour

  • Thoughtful MTR planners could have introduced semi-express trains to alleviate the crunch, while leaving the longer trains to terminate service before crossing the harbour on the newly extended line

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A crowded platform at Tai Wai station on the East Rail Line on February 8, the first weekday of service of MTR’s new nine-carriage trains, which were rolled out the previous Saturday. Photo: Handout A crowded platform at Tai Wai station on the East Rail Line on February 8, the first weekday of service of MTR’s new nine-carriage trains, which were rolled out the previous Saturday. Photo: Handout
A crowded platform at Tai Wai station on the East Rail Line on February 8, the first weekday of service of MTR’s new nine-carriage trains, which were rolled out the previous Saturday. Photo: Handout
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