The Mainland of China and International Businesses
Railway Construction, Operation and Maintenance
From its starting base in Hong Kong, the Corporation has expanded into the Mainland of China and taken on a range of railway-related projects and operations internationally. In the Mainland of China, the Corporation has been involved in the construction of and now operates Beijing Metro Line 4 and Line 14, Shenzhen Metro Line 4 (Longhua Line) and Hangzhou Metro Line 1. The Corporation also operates and manages Melbourne Metro in Australia, Stockholm Metro and intercity service between Stockholm and Gothenburg in Sweden. The Corporation was awarded the Crossrail Train Operating Concession in the United Kingdom in July 2014, and in September 2014 the Northwest Rapid Transit Consortium, of which the Corporation is a shareholder, was awarded the Operations, Trains and Systems (OTS) public-private partnership (PPP) contract for the North West Rail Link project in Sydney.
In March 2017, the United Kingdom’s Department for Transport announced its intention to award the South Western rail franchise to First MTR South Western Train Limited, of which the Corporation is one of the joint venture partners.