MTR to provide half-price fare discounts from 11th to 13th May after the train crash in March


29th April 2019 – (Hong Kong) Two MTR Tsuen Wan line trains crashed with each other during a signal test on 18th March this year causing massive disruption to train service. To atone for the inconvenience caused to commuters, MTR has announced that passengers will enjoy half price fares from 11th to 13th May.

Adult Octopus card users can enjoy child fares during the period. At least 13 million passengers will benefit from the concessions during the 3 days offer.

Example :

Adult Octopus fare from Tsuen Wan Station to Central Station

Normal fare : HK$14.70

Special discounted fare : HK$6.90