Hong Kong’s rail network is being transformed by the Shatin to Central Link project, with one of those changes being the expansion of trains on the West Rail line from 7 to 8 cars. Some history The story of West […]
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Tagged Hong Kong, KCR, Kowloon, Kowloon Canton Railway, Mass Transit Railway, MTR, New Territories, rail operations, railway, retrofitting infrastructure, Sha Tin to Central Link, West Rail
Ever since construction started on the MTR Shatin to Central Link project, I’ve had one big question – how would the two new lines interface at Hung Hom station, and interface with the new and existing tunnels? MTR diagram The […]
On my 2016 trip to Hong Kong I headed to the beach at Shek O and found something odd along the way – a sign for the MTR’s new Shatin to Central Link railway project, despite the nearest piece of track being on the opposite side of Hong Kong Island. So what was the deal?
Since the Ma On Shan line opened in December 2004 it has operated as a branch line in the New Territories of Hong Kong, connecting to the rest of the network at Tai Wai station. But nothing stays still in […]
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Tagged Hong Kong, KCR, Kowloon Canton Railway, Ma On Shan, Mass Transit Railway, MTR, New Territories, rail operations, railway, retrofitting infrastructure, Sha Tin to Central Link