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East Rail Line Tai Wai Station man fell off track and died commuting from Kowloon Tong to Sha Tin Station Suspension of service

2022-12-07T03:58:54.559Z


At 10:50 a.m. today (7th), a man fell off the track at Tai Wai Station on the East Rail Line. The MTR announced that the service between Kowloon Tong and Sha Tin Station on the East Rail Line will be suspended, and the travel between Admiralty and Kowloon Tong Station will last for 6 minutes. Shuttle bus to and from Sand


At 10:50 a.m. today (7th), a man fell off the track at Tai Wai Station on the East Rail Line. The MTR announced that the service between Kowloon Tong and Sha Tin Station on the East Rail Line will be suspended, and the travel between Admiralty and Kowloon Tong Station will last for 6 minutes. The shuttle bus runs every 6 minutes between Sha Tin and Sheung Shui Station.

MTR is arranging free shuttle buses from Kowloon Tong to Sha Tin Station. Kowloon Tong Station and Sha Tin Station are crowded with people and in good order.


MTR urges passengers to consider using other means of transportation.

Based on past experience, it is estimated that it takes about 45 to 60 minutes to deal with such incidents.

Passengers please consider using Kwun Tong Line to interchange with Tuen Ma Line.

According to the police, a man fell off the track in the direction of Sheung Shui from Tai Wai Station, and rescuers were on the scene to assist.

By 11:17 a.m., the man was rescued by firefighters, and he was confirmed dead after examination.

After the accident, there was a crowd at Sha Tin Station. The platform and bus stops outside the station were crowded with people. Some passengers took other buses, and some people were waiting for the MTR feeder bus. MTR staff were present to assist.

At the same time, there were also passengers queuing up outside Kowloon Tong Station to take the MTR feeder bus, and the scene was in good order.

Source: hk1

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