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More on the pre-electrification Kowloon Canton Railway

Another great find from YouTube – this time a 30 minute long film containing footage of the KCR during the 1960s and 1970s, in the lead up to the rebuilding and electrification of the line that came in the 1980s. Continue reading

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Kowloon Canton Railway pre-electrification

Finding details of the Kowloon Canton Railway pre-electrification is a tad tricky: when the majority of the content is in a language that you don’t speak it gets a lot harder. None the less, it is possible.

Kowloon Canton Railway KCR - EMD G12 locomotive No. 54 Continue reading

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Railway abandonment in Hong Kong

Despite the small number of railways located in Hong Kong, with the majority less than 40 years old, there are still a decent collection of abandoned lines, stations and tunnels. Lets start with the oldest…

Hung Ling Station on the Sha Tau Kok railway Continue reading

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