A train used for maintaining the East Rail line derailed causing major headaches for passengers on Thursday, but was finally cleared from about 2pm. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong MTR officials say normal service returning to East Rail line after derailed maintenance train causes travel chaos

  • Trains back on track between Tai Po Market and Fo Tan after chaotic nine-hour suspension of services
  • Rail operator promises probe into cause of incident, which triggers major travel disruption
Topic |   Hong Kong MTR

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A train used for maintaining the East Rail line derailed causing major headaches for passengers on Thursday, but was finally cleared from about 2pm. Photo: May Tse
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