Patronage Updates

MTR Patronage Figures for August 2020
  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 78,520 148 33 10,930 0
Daily Average 2,777 remark b^^ 4.8 remark a^ 1 remark a^ 353 remark a^ 0 remark a^
(1) Domestic Service included Tsuen Wan Line, Kwun Tong Line, Island Line, South Island Line, Tseung Kwan O Line, Tung Chung Line, Disneyland Resort Line, East Rail Line (excluding Cross boundary), Tuen Ma Line Phase 1 and West Rail Line 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 event affecting patronage

Following the government's measure to control the outbreak of COVID-19, express rail link West Kowloon control point and Intercity Hung Hom control point were closed since 30 Jan, Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau Spur Line control point were closed since 4 Feb until further notice. Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau stations on the East Rail Line were closed with shuttle train service serving residents in Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau only. High Speed Rail and Intercity services were suspended accordingly.

Typhoon Signal No.8 and 9 was issued on 18 Aug and 19 Aug respectively, the patronage figures on these days were excluded in deriving average weekday patronage for domestic service.

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
Aug 2020 78,520 2,777
148 4.8 33
1
10,930 353
0 0
Jul 2020 91,097 3,159
167 5.4 43
1
12,624 407
0 0
Jun 2020 110,061 3,991
177 5.9 44
1
14,831 494
0 0
May 2020 97,001 3,421
156 5 35
1
12,868 415
0 0
Apr 2020 74,543 2,795
134 4.5 37
1
10,395 346
0 0
Mar 2020 84,048 2,934
259 8.3 36
1
11,009 355
0 0
Feb 2020 71,405 2,642
374 12.9 189
7
9,391 324
0 0

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(1) Domestic Service included Tsuen Wan Line, Kwun Tong Line, Island Line, South Island Line, Tseung Kwan O Line, Tung Chung Line, Disneyland Resort Line, East Rail Line (excluding Cross boundary), Tuen Ma Line Phase 1 and West Rail Line 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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