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- Driving through the Tsing Ma Bridge lower deck
- Disneyland Resort Line trains elsewhere on the MTR
- Riding the Guia Hill cable car in Macau
- Truck blocks tunnel after a 90 degree spin
- Towing MTR trains with diesel locomotives
- Dummy railway track and overhead for training MTR staff
- Closure of Kai Tak Airport and the transfer to Chek Lap Kok
- Mixing the old and new KCR trains
- Farewelling the first generation MTR trains
- Fixing failed doors on the Hong Kong MTR
Category Archives: Everyday Life
Hong Kong is a busy city and any issue with the rail network that serves it causes massive delays. For this reason heaving well trained staff is critical, but there is one problem – it can’t be safely carried out when trains are running. For this reason a number of short pieces of dummy railway track and overhead have been built across Hong Kong, allow this training to be carried out without danger.
In the course of researching topics for this blog I’ve ended up on many unexpected tangents, and today I’m writing about one of them – missing roads along the Hong Kong – Mainland China border.
On my last visit to Hong Kong I paid a visit to the Sky100 observation deck atop the International Commerce Centre, but I noticed one thing beside the view – how long officer workers are chained to their desks.
I was still in primary school when the British handed back Hong Kong to China in 1997, but there was one thing that stood out to me – the People’s Liberation Army streaming across the border into Hong Kong.