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Epilogue

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

On December 12, 2007, the history of Hong Kong railways turned to a new page. The operation of all railways systems was merged under MTRC Limited. The KCRC ceased to be a railway operator and was ... More


Leading Railway Builder versus Controversial Project Manager

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Part III of this book compares the experiences of the MTRC and the KCRC in new railway and property development. This chapter compares the strategies and experiences of new project governance of the ... More


Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Rikkie Yeung

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

With the merger of the MTRC and the KCRC in 2007, the history of Hong Kong's railways turned a new page. The two government-owned corporations were exceptionally profitable. Yet, this commercially ... More


Railways as Part of the Hong Kong Miracle

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The book examines the struggles to success, and the controversies and dilemmas of the Hong Kong railways through the political-corporate history of the MTRC and the KCRC. In many ways, this history ... More


Pioneer MTRC versus KCRC Bureaucracy

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Part II of this book contrasts the organisational history of the MTRC and the KCRC with a focus on their corporate governance arrangements and issues. This chapter compares the establishment, ... More


KCRC's Governance Controversies

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter gives a parallel review on the controversy-plagued corporate governance of the KCRC. It argues that the operating environment and tasks of the KCRC were indeed not the same as the MTRC ... More


Property Development and Environmental Impact of Projects

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter highlights the challenges to their profitable property development model especially in the last few years, the emergence of environmental issues in new projects since the late 1990s, and ... More


Passenger Fares, Choice and Convenience

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The main themes of Part IV concern how the MTRC and the KCRC confronted operational challenges and handled the social benefits and costs in relation to the passenger interests. This chapter looks ... More


The Future: Two Railways Becoming One?

Rikkie Yeung

in Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Part V of this book reflects on the past and looks to the future. This chapter concludes the book with the key factors explaining the differences between the MTRC and the KCRC. It discusses the ... More


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