The MTR Corporation aspires to be a leading multinational company with a vision to connect and grow communities with caring service.
The Corporation was established in 1975 in Hong Kong where it now operates nine commuter railway lines, a Light Rail network and a high-speed Airport Express link. With an average weekday patronage of more than 5.5 million passengers, MTR is regarded as one of the world's leading railway operators for safety, reliability, customer service and cost efficiency.
The Corporation is involved in a wide range of business activities in Hong Kong in addition to its railway operations. These include the development of residential and commercial property projects, property management, shopping malls leasing and management, advertising media and telecommunication services in trains and stations.
Today, from its starting base in Hong Kong, the Corporation has expanded into the Mainland of China, United Kingdom, Sweden and Australia, having taken on a range of railway construction, operation and management projects. The Corporation also offers worldwide railway consultancy and contracting services. Clients served include metro companies, government authorities and rail system suppliers in the Mainland of China, India, Australia, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.