MTR to suspend rail services between Mong Kok East and Hung Hom tomorrow

Local | 29 May 2021 6:15 pm

East Rail services between Mong Kok East and Hung Hom stations will be suspended tomorrow, the fourth of ten suspension days this year to allow construction works for the Shatin to Central Rail Link.

MTR Corp said the East Rail services will end at Mong Kok East station, while point-to-point free shuttle bus services between Hung Hom and Kowloon Tong stations will be provided.

But it advised passengers commuting between Hung Hom and places along the East Rail Line to take alternative routes via the Tsuen Wan Line, Kwun Tong Line or West Rail Line at interchange stations including Kowloon Tong, Prince Edward, Mong Kok, Mei Foo and East Tsim Sha Tsui stations.

Earlier, the MTR Corp announced it would be suspending services between Hung Hom and Mong Kok East stations on 10 selected Sundays from January to October to make room for bifurcation works for the extension of the East Rail Line across the harbor to Admiralty station. 

The first suspension day was on 10 January, while the other construction days will be confirmed consequently depending on weather conditions.

Meanwhile, Racecourse station will see its train service resume on racing days on May 30 tomorrow and on June 6, upon request from the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

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