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Normally when building a new underground railway, a tunnel boring machine will be used to excavate the subterranean path for trains to run along. But in the case of the MTR West Island Line project, they needed to do the […]
The Airport Express line commenced operations in July 1998, linking the brand new Hong Kong International Airport airport at Chek Lap Kok to Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. The MTR advertising campaigns emphasised how easy it was to access the […]
Continuing my theme of railway related Hong Kong television commercials found on YouTube, here is a Kowloon–Canton Railway Corporation commercial from 1989 that stylises track maintenance.
Hong Kong is famous for being an urban jungle, but a little known fact is that the countryside is only a short train ride away – something that a 1988 television commercial from the Kowloon-Canton Railway promoted.
Way back in 1997 the Octopus card system was introduced to Hong Kong, providing a fast and easy way for passengers to pay their train, tram and bus fares. Teaching passengers how to use the new system is an essential part of the rollout, so to get the message across, television commercials such the following were produced.