Hong Kong Travel & Transport

Tung Chung MTR line suspended due to train fault

The Tung Chung MTR line was suspended for over an hour on Thursday evening due to a train malfunction.

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Photo: Franky Yu, via Facebook.

Crowds swelled within Hong Kong and Central MTR stations causing further delays on the Tseun Wan line.

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Photo: Adrienne Leung‎, via Facebook.

A train broke down between Hong Kong and Kowloon station shortly after 7pm resulting in severe delays on the line, and on the Airport Express line.

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The stranded train at Kowloon Station. Photo: Amy Chan, via Facebook.

The MTR Corporation advised commuters to seek alternative modes of transport. Most services had resumed by 8:30pm.

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Tung Chung MTR line suspended due to train fault