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MTR Corporation - Articles and news items

MTR begins operating Stockholm Pendeltåg commuter rail service

Rail industry news / 13 December 2016 /

On 11th December 2016, MTR began operating the Stockholm Pendeltåg as part of a ten-year agreement.

MTR builds on its strong reputation

Issue 5 2016 / 6 September 2016 /

MTR Corporation has been operating in Sweden since 2009 when it began running the Stockholm Metro. Since then, it has fast become one of the country’s leading transport operators, extending its activities in the region to also cover suburban, rolling stock maintenance and intercity services. In this article Jeremy Long, Chief Executive Officer – European Business of MTR Corporation, shares a concise overview of his company’s progress in the railway market in this short time.

MTR Express voted best railway operator in Sweden

Rail industry news / 4 July 2016 /

MTR Express, the rail service connecting Stockholm and Gothenburg, has been voted best rail operator in Sweden according to a new passenger survey.

FirstGroup/MTR joint venture to bid for South Western franchise

Rail industry news / 16 June 2016 /

MTR Corporation is to join FirstGroup in a joint venture partnership to bid for the South Western rail franchise…

Transport Minister views MTR rail transport projects in Hong Kong

Rail industry news / 3 June 2016 /

The Minister of State for Transport visited infrastructure projects in Hong Long on 03 June, under the leadership if MTR Corporation.

MTR Crossrail marks first year of TfL Rail operation

Rail industry news / 1 June 2016 /

MTR Crossrail has celebrated its first year operating TfL Rail which will form the eastern branch of the Elizabeth line from 2018.

Three companies shortlisted to compete for the next West Midlands franchise

Rail industry news / 7 April 2016 /

The shortlisted bidders are: London and West Midlands Railway Ltd.; West Midlands Trains Ltd.; and MTR Corporation (West Midlands) Ltd…

MTR Corporation records strong global growth during 2015

Rail industry news / 14 March 2016 /

Rail operator MTR Corporation has announced full-year results for 2015, revealing strong results globally with growth prevalent the UK and Europe.

MTR Corporation to operate Stockholm Commuter Rail Service

Rail industry news / 9 December 2015 /

MTR Nordic, a wholly owned subsidiary of MTR Corporation, has been chosen to operate the commuter rail service Stockholm Pendeltåg for an initial period of 10 years from December 2016.

Sweden’s MTR Express celebrates six months operational service

Rail industry news / 2 October 2015 /

Operator MTR Corporation celebrates six successful months of passenger service on its intercity MTR Express route in Sweden.

Train service linking Sweden’s two largest cities begins operation

Rail industry news / 23 March 2015 /

MTR Corporation, the operating company for Crossrail concession services, has launched an all-new open access train service linking Sweden’s two largest cities Stockholm and Gothenburg.

Crossrail and London Overground operator MTR experiences strong global growth

Rail industry news / 17 March 2015 /

MTR Corporation has announced strong global growth in the 2014 full-year results. The operator, which will run Crossrail of behalf of Transport for London (TfL), has seen revenue grow by 3.7% to £3.499bn and post-tax underlying profits from its recurrent business increase by 7.9% to £699m. 

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