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Possible morning delays on Hong Kong MTR as tests begin - A380Lover - 12 May 2016

Possible morning delays on Hong Kong MTR as tests begin
From: South China Morning Post
By: Cannix Yau
Date: 11/05/16

The MTR Corporation has warned of possible ongoing delays to the first trains of the day due to a long period of tests to be conducted over the next decade for upgrading the signalling systems of seven railway lines.

“It is possible that it will affect the first rail trains at the beginning of the train services. So we need contingency plans,” MTR operations director Adi Lau Tin-shing said.

He admitted the tests might cause delays and disruption to train services as testing engineers would need to switch back to the existing system once tests for the day were completed.

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