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MTR train carrying passengers in Hong Kong derails for first time, services suspended on East Rail line between Hung Hom and Mong Kok East

Images circulating online showed passengers leaving the carriage, which stood across two sets of tracks, through a damaged train door.

17.9.2019

Images circulating online showed passengers leaving the carriage, which stood across two sets of tracks, through a damaged train door.

An MTR train carrying passengers has derailed in Hong Kong for the first time, leading to a service suspension on the East Rail line.Services between Mong Kok East and Hung Hom stations have been shut down after a carriage came off the track on Tuesday morning, the MTR Corporation said.An MTR source

A paramedic said they initially received no reports of injury. “But later, some complained of discomfort or shortness of breath probably due to the anxiety and fright,” he said.

Some of the passengers on board of the train were brought to a control room for medical attention.

Video: SCMP/Denise Tsang pic.twitter.com/SsUSi635WA

Images circulating online showed passengers leaving the carriage, which stood across two sets of tracks, through a damaged train door. They were seen walking along the tracks to safety.

A man, who gave his surname was Kwok, was seen at Hung Hom station in a wheelchair. He said he had knocked his head when the train had derailed.

A carriage of a Mong Kok East-bound train derailed not long after leaving Hung Hom. Passengers are now disembarking onto the tracks. MTR East Rail services are suspended between Hung Hom and Mong Kok East station

The derailed carriage appeared to be one of the middle ones in the service.

Story continuesMTR Corp has arranged a free shuttle bus service in both directions between Tai Wai and Diamond Hill to ease the impact on Kowloon-bound passengers.

Read more: Yahoo Singapore

Um... , it looks like the mainland Chinese already had the script of this incident before any investigation or even this incident get happened MTR mtrhk

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