Hong Kong’s rail operator said on Thursday that while it is entitled to raise fares by 2.55 per cent in the coming year, it will defer the hikes while the city struggles with the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Robert Ng

Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation holds line on ticket prices, deferring increase. But critics say it should be doing more amid coronavirus pandemic

  • A fare increase of 2.55 per cent will be split in two and paid for by passengers in 2021/22 and 2022/23
  • Ticket prices in the new year will be kept in place via a combination of new promotions and the extension of existing rebates
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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Hong Kong’s rail operator said on Thursday that while it is entitled to raise fares by 2.55 per cent in the coming year, it will defer the hikes while the city struggles with the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Robert Ng
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