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Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Rikkie Yeung

Abstract

With the merger of the MTRC and the KCRC in 2007, the history of Hong Kong's railways turned a new page. The two government-owned corporations were exceptionally profitable. Yet, this commercially successful railway model was not without social costs and political controversies. This book examines the governance history of the MTRC and the KCRC over the past three decades, and sheds light on the challenges to Hong Kong's railway after the merger. The book discusses complex relationships between railway management, government policy, and politics. Critical issues are analysed, including corpora ... More

Keywords: MTRC, KCRC, Hong Kong's railways, government-owned corporations, profitable, social costs, political controversies, merger

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9789622098824
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rikkie Yeung, author