A train has derailed on the East Rail line, where services have been partly closed. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong MTR workers scrambling to restore East Rail line services after derailment, while authorities vow thorough investigations

  • Eight injured when three carriages come off the track near Hung Hom station during morning commute
  • Some 200 staff members involved in removal of carriages at site and safety checks
Topic |   Hong Kong MTR

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A train has derailed on the East Rail line, where services have been partly closed. Photo: Felix Wong
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Zoe Low

Zoe Low

Zoe Low is a reporter at the Post, joining in 2018. Previously, she was an intern at The News Lens International in Taipei, covering Taiwan-China relations and foreign policy and social issues around Asia, particularly Southeast Asia. She graduated from the London School of Economics and the National Chengchi University in Taiwan.

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