Two sets of carriage doors were ripped off in the November accident. Photo: Facebook
Two sets of carriage doors were ripped off in the November accident. Photo: Facebook

Corroded barrier caused Hong Kong train carriage to derail and exposed flaws in MTR Corp’s maintenance regime, panel finds

  • Barrier introduced in 1978 at Yau Ma Tei station had serious corrosion on mounting bolts and nuts at two base frames on ground and tunnel wall
  • Report raises more questions than it answers, industry chief Henry Cheung says, adding he cannot believe barrier was not inspected since installation

Two sets of carriage doors were ripped off in the November accident. Photo: Facebook
Two sets of carriage doors were ripped off in the November accident. Photo: Facebook
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