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Going for a long walk at Mei Foo station

There are many interchange stations on Hong Kong’s MTR and most offer a convenient connection between trains, but there is one notable exception – that between the Tuen Ma and Tsuen Wan lines at Mei Foo. We start our journey […]

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KCR ‘Yellow Head’ train towing a KTT carriage

I’ve come across photos of many oddball KCR train consists over the years, such as a ‘mixed’ KCR Metro Cammell train , but this one takes the cake – an original ‘Yellow Head’ train towing a double deck KTT carriage. […]

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KCR ‘Yellow Head’ trains in the UK

The KCR fleet of ‘Yellow Head’ electric multiple unit trains were built by Metro-Cammell then shipped across the world to Hong Kong. Here we see one fresh out of the factory in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Photo by Metro-Cammell, via Wikimedia […]

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More MTR network track diagrams

The Mass Transit Railway network weaves a complicated web of tracks leading all over Hong Kong. The full extent of the system can be seen in this set of diagrams released on the ‘Riders’ Facebook page a few months ago. […]

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Trailer cars on the MTR Light Rail

Out in the New Territories of Hong Kong the MTR Light Rail system operates a relatively homogeneous fleet of light rail vehicles, split up into five ‘Phases’ delivered between 1988 and 2022. But there is one oddity in the fleet […]

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