It would be the first time the MTR Corp has cancelled overnight services during one of the four holidays it offers them. Photo: Winson Wong

MTR Corporation to cancel overnight train services during Hong Kong’s Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations over fears of protest violence

  • Rail operator likely to extend service hours, rather than offering overnight trains, as it usually does four times a year during holidays
  • Gatherings of large crowds during Mid-Autumn Festival have raised fears of repeat of violence that has shut stations in recent weeks
Topic |   Hong Kong MTR

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It would be the first time the MTR Corp has cancelled overnight services during one of the four holidays it offers them. Photo: Winson Wong
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam visits Central MTR station a day after anti-government protesters vandalised it. Photo: RTHK

Hong Kong’s railway staff union warns some MTR stations cannot survive further vandalism by anti-government protesters

  • Carrie Lam toured Central station, accompanied by transport chief Frank Chan and top MTR Corp officials
  • Station was among four forced to close following disruptions during Sunday protests
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam visits Central MTR station a day after anti-government protesters vandalised it. Photo: RTHK
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