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Yearly Archives: 2014
Riding the Kowloon Canton Railway in 1993
Here is another find from YouTube – footage from a ride on the Kowloon Canton Railway circa 1993. The first half of the video covers the journey from Kowloon Station to Lo Wu and a look across the border into mainland China, while the return trip ends at Kowloon Tong station.
Seating onboard MTR trains
With eight carriages long trains operating on most lines of the MTR, the interior of the passenger saloon seems to keep on going, and going, and going.
Posted in Transport Tagged emergency, Hong Kong, KCR, Kowloon Canton Railway, Mass Transit Railway, MTR, rail operations, railway, trains 2 Comments
Underground stations – living in the 1970s
I don’t visit Sydney, Australia often, but the last time I did, I spent my time in much the same way I did during my last trip to Hong Kong – riding around on trains and ferries. There I found some striking similarities.
Posted in Transport Tagged Australia, Eastern Suburbs Railway, escalator, Hong Kong, Mass Transit Railway, mosaic tiles, MTR, railway, Sydney Leave a comment
Octopus card time limits and expiry dates
If you are going to visit Hong Kong for more than a day or two, then a Octopus card is an essential part of getting around. Just load it up with money and travel wherever you like! However if you are planning on spending days exploring the rail network like I did, then there are few things to keep in mind.
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Transport market share to Hong Kong International Airport
There are many different ways to reach Hong Kong’s international airport from anywhere in the city – but the cost, speed and level of comfort differ. So which one is more popular?
Posted in Transport Tagged Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Airport, Mass Transit Railway, MTR, taxi 6 Comments