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Found over at Wikipedia – a scale model of a MTR works train, located in their head office in Kowloon Bay.
Photo by TeaLaiumens, via Wikimedia Commons
I’ve written about the story of the Kowloon-Canton Railway EMD G12 diesel locomotives before – but what about a closer look at their Australian connection?
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When darkness falls and the last train for the night returns to the depot, maintenance work on Hong Kong’s MTR starts. This series of television commercials from the MTR showcases this important work. Looking over each train from top to […]
Lets take a look at KCR 51 – Hong Kong’s first diesel locomotive, and the main exhibit at the Hong Kong Railway Museum. In the real world no one other than trainspotters pay attention to the numbers on a side of a locomotive, but KCR 51 seems a bit different, if these displays elsewhere in Hong Kong are anything to go by.
The Mass Transit Railway in Hong Kong has more trains than just the EMU fleet that transports the city of 6 million people… They also have a collection of small battery-electric and diesel-hydraulic locomotives to use on maintenance trains, both in tunnels and on viaducts.