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Hong Kong plans MTR overhaul in light of tunnelling delays

11 May 14 Hong Kong’s chief executive CY Leung has said that the government would like to overhaul the MTR Corporation’s governance after the investigation into the Express Rail Link delay is completed.

It emerged last month that tunnelling problems have set back the line’s opening. The government had already said that it plans to introduce closer oversight of the rail corportation (link opens in new tab).

Leung said the government will not overlook problems brought out by the delay. It will appoint an expert panel to conduct an in-depth investigation, and will pursue individuals responsible for the delay, he added.

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