New MTR train will start service on Kwun Tong Line on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
New MTR train will start service on Kwun Tong Line on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong commuters will only benefit from MTR’s signalling upgrade in 2025 as software problems delay project

  • New eight-car trains, which were meant to be introduced at the same time as the signalling project was launched, will start serving commuters on Sunday
  • The upgrade has taken longer than planned because it is more complex than expected, says MTR operations director

New MTR train will start service on Kwun Tong Line on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
New MTR train will start service on Kwun Tong Line on Sunday. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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