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Hong Kong construction photos from mid-1990s

The 1990s was a massive decade for major infrastructure projects in Hong Kong, with the construction of the new Chek Lap Kok airport and associated transport connections occupying the city. Recently I discovered an extract of the book “15 Most Outstanding projects in Hong Kong” by Raymond Wong Wai Man, and it features construction photos from many of these projects.

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Three years of changes to Hong Kong transport

It has been three years since my last visit to Hong Kong, and in that time there has been a number of changes to local transport.

New 'C-Train' EMU in service on the MTR Kwun Tong line Continue reading

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Underground Iron – Building the Hong Kong MTR

I’ve previously written a great deal about the MTR network of Hong Kong, but how was it built and constructed – the 1986 documentary titled Underground Iron – The Building of a Railway tells the entire story. Originally produced by the Mass Transit Railway Corporation, you can find the complete 30 minute film on YouTube – here is a synopsis of it. Continue reading

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