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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.

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Riding the MTR circa 1979

Continuing with my theme of finding raiwlay related Youtube clips and describing what’s in ’em – here is a documentary from 1979 that describes Hong Kong’s brand new MTR system and how to use it.

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