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‘Keep Off The Tracks’ advertisement from the 1980s

Back in the early 1980s the Kowloon Canton Railway through Hong Kong underwent a massive transformation – from a single track country railway to the modern double mass transit system it is today. It was during this period that the Hong Kong Government ran a series of public service announcements warning people to keep off the tracks.

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Rail accidents in Hong Kong

Railway accidents in Hong Kong are extremely uncommon, and scrapping of rolling stock due to collision damage is even rarer. So how many railway accidents have occurred in Hong Kong over the years?

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