MTRC knew of cracks in Chinese-made trains, but awarded HK$6bn contract as trains were ‘safe’

The MTR Corporation knew about cracks in Chinese-built subway trains destined for Singapore in 2014, but continued to order trains from the Chinese company since safety issues were not involved, the corporation has said. Mainland manufacturer CSR Sifang is responsible for manufacturing nine trains for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link and 93 trains for the Mass Transit Railway […]