MTR commuters at Kowloon Tong station amid disrupted service on October 16. Photo: Felix Wong

MTR cuts ticket prices by half for weekend to compensate Hong Kong public over service failure, but lawmakers slam ‘petty favour’

  • City’s railway operator estimates offer could benefit some 8 million people, with the firm bearing a cost exceeding HK$30 million (US$3.8 million)
  • ‘Small token of gratitude’ criticised as inadequate for those affected during October 16 breakdown
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MTR commuters at Kowloon Tong station amid disrupted service on October 16. Photo: Felix Wong
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