Patronage Updates

MTR Patronage Figures for December 2018
  Domestic Service (1)
No (000's)
Airport Express
No (000's)
Cross-boundary
No (000's)
Intercity,
Light Rail &
Bus No (000's)
HSR(2)
No (000's)
Monthly Total 145,896 1,634 10,283 19,848 1,827
Daily Average 5,006 remark b^^ 52.7 remark a^ 332 remark a^ 640 remark a^ 58.9 remark a^
(1) Domestic Service included Tsuen Wan, Island, South Island, Kwun Tong, Tung Chung, Tseung Kwan O and Disneyland Resort Lines as well as East Rail (excluding Cross boundary), Ma On Shan and West Rail Lines with effect from 2 December 2007. (2) High Speed Rail (HSR) service commenced on 23 September 2018.
 remark a^ Daily Average
 remark b^^ Average Weekday

Notable Events Affecting Patronage

Overnight services were provided on 24 December 2018 and 31 December 2018. The patronage figures for these two days were excluded from the calculation of the average weekday patronage for MTR Lines.

HISTORIC PATRONAGE FIGURES
(unit in thousands)
Month Domestic Service(1)
Monthly Total
Domestic Service(1)
Average Weekday
Airport Express
Monthly Total
Airport Express
Average Daily
Cross-boundary
Monthly Total
Cross-boundary
Average Daily
Intercity, Light Rail & Bus
Monthly Total
Intercity, Light Rail & Bus
Average Daily
HSR(2)
Monthly Total
HSR(2)
Average Daily
Dec 2018 145,896 5,006
1,634 52.7 10,283
332
19,848 640
1,827 58.9
Nov 2018 145,747 5,025
1,600 53.3 9,224
307
20,029 668
1,477 49.2
Oct 2018 145,708 5,007
1,621 52.3 9,731
314
20,517 662
1,629 52.5
Sep 2018 135,896 4,983
1,492 49.7 9,236
308
19,419 647
369 46.1
Aug 2018 141,531 4,761
1,439 46.4 10,585
341
19,271 622
- -
Jul 2018 139,117 4,779
1,425 46 10,324
333
19,777 638
- -
Jun 2018 133,724 4,740
1,452 48.4 9,373
312
19,467 649
- -

Export

(1) Domestic Service included Tsuen Wan, Island, South Island, Kwun Tong, Tung Chung, Tseung Kwan O and Disneyland Resort Lines as well as East Rail (excluding Cross boundary), Ma On Shan and West Rail Lines with effect from 2 December 2007.
(2) High Speed Rail (HSR) service commenced on 23 September 2018.
 remark c * Market Share information on other franchised modes of transport can be found on Hong Kong Government Transport Department's website http://www.td.gov.hk/

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