MTR announces only normal train service will be available for Mid-autumn festival tomorrow

12th September 2019 – (Hong Kong) MTR announced today that overnight train service will not be provided during the Mid Autumn Festival tomorrow. Only normal train service will be available while MTR will increase the frequency of the train service from 3pm onwards to cope
with the anticipated increase in passenger flow. (To see details of train service, please click HERE).


Special crowd control arrangements will be in place at busy stations. Passengers and members of the public are reminded not to fly sky lanterns in areas near open sections of the railway network or bring any metallic balloons into MTR premises as these objects may cause train service disruptions. Furthermore, floating LED balloons will not be allowed in the MTR system as these objects may explode or catch fire and pose a risk to passengers’ safety and safe railway operations.

MTR Corporation will disseminate the latest train service information through various channels including the MTR website, MTR Mobile app, public announcements at stations and trains, and the media.