Yearly Archives: 2017

Scale model of a MTR works train

Found over at Wikipedia – a scale model of a MTR works train, located in their head office in Kowloon Bay.

Scale model of a MTR works train (photo by TeaLaiumens, via Wikimedia Commons)
Photo by TeaLaiumens, via Wikimedia Commons

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MTR freight train across the border at Shenzhen

Here is an interesting find from Wikipedia – a MTR diesel locomotive hauling a freight train on the Chinese side of the border at Shenzhen, photographed by Baycrest back in February 2010.

MTR Freight Train & Diesel Locomotive at Jianshe Road Shenzhen (photo by Baycrest, via Wikimedia Commons)
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KCR EMD G12 diesel locomotives in Australia

I’ve written about the story of the Kowloon-Canton Railway EMD G12 diesel locomotives before – but what about a closer look at their Australian connection?


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MTR train cliffhanger?

Browsing the South China Morning Post website recently I came across a strange sight – what looked to be a MTR train overhanging a building!

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Above ground tracks on the Hong Kong MTR

Most of the Hong Kong MTR runs underground in tunnels, but there are sections of track open to the outside world. Here is a list.

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