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Old October 15th, 2009, 03:50 AM   #2801
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港鐵兩月5故障 運署擔心成「慣性」
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If something like this does happen, does the MTR refund/waive passengers who have already entered the paid area, if they choose not to take the shuttle buses?
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Old October 15th, 2009, 04:29 AM   #2802
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HK people are just spoiled... lol Come to NYC to see the real deal of delays.
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Old October 15th, 2009, 05:41 AM   #2803
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HK people are just spoiled... lol Come to NYC to see the real deal of delays.
HKers are just used to efficiency
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Old October 15th, 2009, 11:31 AM   #2804
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HK people are just spoiled... lol Come to NYC to see the real deal of delays.
Oooo .. ooo ... or try the Underground!
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Old October 15th, 2009, 12:39 PM   #2805
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Oooo .. ooo ... or try the Underground!
Yup, the Underground is a total joke.
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Old October 16th, 2009, 01:34 AM   #2806
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Yup, the Underground is a total joke.
Really? I've always thought the LU was pretty good compared to NYC's..
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Old October 16th, 2009, 09:21 AM   #2807
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Really? I've always thought the LU was pretty good compared to NYC's..
New York's system is worse from a usage perspective. London did clean up some of its stations. But London seems to have far more outages.
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Old October 17th, 2009, 08:32 PM   #2808
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'Tis true. On weekends numerous lines are closed for 'engineering works'. But at least that signals a better service in the future...
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Old October 21st, 2009, 03:20 AM   #2809
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'Tis true. On weekends numerous lines are closed for 'engineering works'. But at least that signals a better service in the future...
The Mayor of London has just announced that TfL will be ditching numerous station upgrades due to the current spiralling budget... sigh.

The HK MTR is just so well run when compared with most subway systems around the globe. It is funny how relatively small disruptions (in comparison to London/NYC) make headlines in HK. The Tube has numerous disruptions on a daily basis!
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Old October 21st, 2009, 05:18 AM   #2810
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The Mayor of London has just announced that TfL will be ditching numerous station upgrades due to the current spiralling budget... sigh.

The HK MTR is just so well run when compared with most subway systems around the globe. It is funny how relatively small disruptions (in comparison to London/NYC) make headlines in HK. The Tube has numerous disruptions on a daily basis!
Well, that's probably because Jay Walder's presence is no longer in London lol...he's with us now hooray!

Well, in HK news, it's either MTR disruption or celebrity sex scandal-you pick.
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Old October 22nd, 2009, 06:32 AM   #2811
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Old October 22nd, 2009, 10:03 PM   #2812
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Those DF11s and SS8s are not the prettiest locomotives. Bring SS9 to HK!
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Old October 23rd, 2009, 02:01 AM   #2813
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Hi guys,

I'm new to this forum and found it very helpful for a project I'm doing, therefore I want to ask you guys some questions regarding my project.

Should 'women only carriages' be introduce in the MTR?

How should it be implemented e.g. more signs? new rules? etc.

What else should MTR do to reduce sexual crimes within the carriages?

Also, please add your own views regarding this issue.

Many Thanks in advance
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Old October 23rd, 2009, 02:01 AM   #2814
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I sense a bit of sarcasm there lol...is this at the border?
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Old October 23rd, 2009, 03:06 AM   #2815
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You know it's strange that I've never ridden the Light Rail in HK... gotta go try it once...

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I sense a bit of sarcasm there lol...is this at the border?
I hate these really old 70-80s (I think?) Russian looking locomotives... so ugly and bland, kinda like the cars from the same era.

If you click the link it says its Shatin... and clicky the Original picture and zooming in will say that it's shatin, though I had no idea the station looked like that...I always come out under the shopping center and go straight into it through the escalator
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Old October 23rd, 2009, 05:30 AM   #2816
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That's the southern end of the platform at Shatin.
The shopping centre is the big building in the picture right above the tracks.
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Old October 24th, 2009, 09:56 AM   #2817
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Why there are aerials on the floor?
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Hi guys,

I'm new to this forum and found it very helpful for a project I'm doing, therefore I want to ask you guys some questions regarding my project.

Should 'women only carriages' be introduce in the MTR?

How should it be implemented e.g. more signs? new rules? etc.

What else should MTR do to reduce sexual crimes within the carriages?

Also, please add your own views regarding this issue.

Many Thanks in advance
Please give me some feedback.
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Old October 26th, 2009, 09:51 PM   #2820
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BTW - always wondered. Is the MTR planning to incorporate LCD monitors into the carriages ala new KCR stock? I noticed that trains in Shenzhen have them.
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