During January 2022 The World’s Leading Public Transport provider The MTR Hong Kong – Hong Kong SAR-China- People’s Republic of China.. The gradual replacement of existing trains with new Korean-manufactured Rotem trains is part of the crucial preparations for the commencement of the East Rail Line (EAL) cross-harbour extension. Before running on the EAL, each new train has to go through a series of inspections and testing. Let’s have a look at a behind-the-scenes video featuring the pre-running preparations! East Rail Line Cross Harbour Extension……
During the month of January 2022 East Rail Line cross-harbour extension enters trial operations stage The East Rail Line (EAL) cross-harbour extension service reached another major milestone today with the commencement of trial operations! All the railway construction works have been substantially completed and the baton was passed to the Operations Team. The upcoming tasks include the system run-in of various train services and station facilities, train trial runs and a series of drills and exercises. Delivering the best customer service is of the utmost importance for the opening of the EAL cross-harbour extension.
What were the preparations works done by the Construction Team before the handover? Why are trial operations one of the major milestones for commissioning a new railway line? Let’s take a look at a video on the trial operations for the EAL cross-harbour extension!