Services between the Hung Hom and Mong Kok East MTR stations have been suspended after a train filled with passengers derailed this morning.
According to Ming Pao, the train in question was a Hung Hom-bound train on the East Rail line that left Mong Kok East station at about 8:45am.
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The MTR issued an alert 10 minutes later confirming that all services between Hung Hom and Mong Kok East stations have been suspended, while trains from Mong Kok East to Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau will be delayed anywhere from six to 18-minutes between trains.
There are no reports of injuries so far. This story will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.
MTR train derailment near Hung Hom has forced suspension of part of East Rail line during morning rush hour. Video circulating online shows passengers have to walk on the railway track. pic.twitter.com/XsW3ETxBNj
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