Expensive, high technology locomotive ... for switching only.
Thanks to the open of MTR Kowloon Southern Link which links the West Rail Line to the East Rail Line and shorten 30 more minutes travel time from the feeder bus, I finally can have my first visit ... (more)
I.B. Trevor ( MTR 56 ) came out from locomotive shed after nearly a year overhauling. However only the lower half parts, handrails and the cab doors received new paint. With MTR 56 came out, MTR 5... (more)
A wide angle shot from my new lens. Some different view of a locomotive switching at Hung Hom Yard. Now MTR 57 is returning to locomotive shed which is just below the bridge.
Three ER20s rest next to the locomotive shed at Hung Hom.
The two EMDs of train X908 are now running back to the locomotive running shed . KCR Logos are still here on those MTR EMDs .
3 Ex-KCR ER20s are staying overnight outside the locomotive running shed . When will those KCR Logos being removed ? Keep them as long as possible please !
Diesel locomotives are now owned by MTR , but still wearing the Ex-KCR's Logos .
KCR 57 "Bobby Howes" works in Hung Hom Yard while a pair of KCR EMUs simultaneously arrive and depart from Hung Hom Station in the background.
The old and the new...a 1966-built EMD G16 passes a pair of 2003-built Siemens ER20s in the yard at Hung Hom.
This is a daily early morning action which moves some locomotives ( Usually ER20s nowadays ) from the locomotive shed to the track next to the locomotive shed .
Wow , the night-active KCR 61 is heading the morning X902 !
I.B. Trevor is the main morning yard switcher today . Now he is moving to some yard line to pick up some loaded wagons . I love this shot very much ! The engine is so cool !
In Hong Kong trains are often dwarfed by their surroundings. KCR 58 "Gordon Graham" (soon to be retired by KCR) appears with a flat car and two box cars from the yard which is beneath a large com... (more)
Innominate KCR 8003 heading a short X902 with running more than 10 minutes delay .