A sign of the times at Tai Wai: a female passenger can be seen wearing a surgical mask to prevent the spread of the H1N1 virus as the first inbound through train of the morning passes an MTR EMU.
A northbound through passenger train exits a partially covered section of track and enters a heavy band of rain. Thankfully I am covered by the station platform!
This intercity train from Guangzhou is running at least a half-hour late, but the timing was just right for me as a northbound EMU was about to block my view.
Going across the moat.
The 1st of April, some people said the DF11 diesel locomotive which hauls the Goungzhou East to Hong Kong intercity through trains, will be changed to SS8 electric locomotive on April 1st,2009. Ho... (more)
Members from crews of both MTR and Chinese Railway, identified by their colors of uniforms, are inside the driving cab.
Intercity train T817 emerges from the 2.4km Beacon Hill Tunnel and passes through Kowloon Tong Station.
T804 has left the crowded Kowloon Peninsula for the mountains of the New Territories. Not too far ahead and just over the border with China is Shenzhen, another large city.
T816 is close to the Chinese border as it parallels the Fanling Highway, Route 9. Since it is a Sunday traffic on the highway is light, but the MTR East Rail Line is busy as always.
Intercity through train T818 returns back to Guangzhou with two DF11 locomotives in lead as the Hong Kong Chief Executive was on board the T817 Hong Kong bound train .
Two DF11 locomotives are used to haul this intercity through train as the Hong Kong Chief Executive is on board . Here is the train entering MTR Hung Hom Station , the last station of this train a... (more)
A through train from Guangzhou arrives about 15 minutes late behind a typical DF11. The Nikon advertisement is still a prominent feature of Hung Hom.
A pan shot taken on a rainly and an extremely cold day in winter . KCR logo still remain and can be seen at the top right hand .
DF11 and 25Z will soon replaced by CRH within this year , I think .