Chairman Rex Auyeung at the MTR Corporation office in Central on Thursday. Photo: May Tse

Protest-scarred MTR Corporation promises promotions to entice travellers back to ‘lacklustre’ high-speed cross-border rail link

  • Daily ridership was 52,111 in first year – more than one-third fewer than the government’s estimate of 80,100
  • But in August passenger numbers plummeted to just 37,623 per day – with mainland tourists staying away amid protests
Topic |   Hong Kong high-speed rail

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Chairman Rex Auyeung at the MTR Corporation office in Central on Thursday. Photo: May Tse
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