Good news everyone! To make-up for the severe MTR breakdown that affected thousands of commuters for six hours on October 16, the MTR Corporation is offering discounted fares this weekend for all travellers across Hong Kong.
Adults travelling by train on November 3 and 4
can enjoy 50 percent off journeys, while the elderly, children, and students can enjoy single trips for only $1, regardless of how far they venture.
While there are disputes over whether or not this gesture is adequate enough to compensate the public for the inconvenience caused by the blip two weeks ago, and might, in fact, cause even more chaos on the lines this weekend, at least it gives us all an excuse to venture further afield and save a buck or two.
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