New Trains are Coming for the Hong Kong Subway in China MTR, which is one of the largest cities in China, operating the Hong Kong subway, signed a contract with the Chinese company CSR for the purchase of new metro trains.
22 According to the agreement in July, Hong Kong's Kwun Tong, Tsuen Won, Island and Tseung Kwan lines will be a total of 93 8'er wagon train will be taken. The price of the contract is determined as 6 billion dollars.
MTR company CEO Lincel Leong said in a statement that the MTR firm's biggest agreement, he noted. On the designated lines, the old trains are in use for 30 years and now they can be offered more quality service with new trains, he added.
Initial delivery is not possible before 2018. The trains are scheduled to start operating periodically between 2018 and 2023. In addition, the MTR has announced that it will provide some technical support during the production of trains.