Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Navigating the gates at MTR/KCR interchange stations

Until 2007 Hong Kong’s rail network was managed by two separate operators – the MTR Corporation that run the predominately underground network, and the Kowloon–Canton Railway Corporation that ran the above ground lines. A side effect of this was two separate fare structures, and a peculiar situation at one interchange station – ‘double sided’ ticket gates.

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Fixing a power failure on the MTR

On my recent visit to Hong Kong I was travelling by train on the Tung Chung Line when a power failure stopped trains. But how long did it take to fix? 4:20pm – power failure detected delaying services. 1620 Major […]

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Back from another Hong Kong visit

It’s been three years since my son first visited Hong Kong, so it’s time for another visit to see the extended family This time around we visited a few places I’ve been to before but wanted to share with the […]

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Planning for another trip to Hong Kong

It’s been three years since my last trip to Hong Kong, so it’s time for another visit. You’d think by now I would have run out of new things to see, but I’ve got quite a list places to visit […]

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MTR Through Trains and the Express Rail Link

September 2018 saw first high-speed train service travel between between Hong Kong and Mainland China, following the opening of the the new Express Rail Link and the new West Kowloon Terminus. So what has happened to the locomotive hauled Intercity […]

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