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Old Nov 14, 16, 12:44 am
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Is there any way to find out in advance when it's going to be closed for maintenance? They seem to close for a week every 2 months or so but I can't find anywhere where it's announced.
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Old Nov 14, 16, 1:36 am
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http://www.np360.com.hk/en/
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Old Nov 14, 16, 3:14 am
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Did I miss it? Don't see any announcement there that the cable car will be down for five months beginning sometime in January while cables are replaced.

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/e...hs-renovations
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Old Nov 14, 16, 3:16 am
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http://www.np360.com.hk/en/about-np360/media-centre/

On which: https://ha-01-cdn.prizm.media/np360....-ENG-Final.pdf

From which:
Therefore, we are now working hard to start the rope replacement project in early January 2017. The whole project, which will last for approximately 5 months, is targeted for completion in early June 2017. We will announce the project’s start date a few weeks before it commences.
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Old Nov 14, 16, 7:28 am
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This is a company that won't even send out notification on their site when there's major interruption, and the whole Admiralty or Kowloon Tong or Tai Wai platform is packed with people from one end to the other.
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Old Nov 14, 16, 11:56 am
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I have to say that this is not my experience at all - the MTR app pumps out lots of notifications of even quite minor delays.
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Old Nov 14, 16, 2:33 pm
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There's a Twitter account, but it's not an official MTR operation:

https://twitter.com/mtrupdate
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Old Nov 14, 16, 6:29 pm
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Why would there be a group of employees running the unofficial MTR Update Twitter and FB page if the company is doing its job properly?
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Old Nov 14, 16, 7:53 pm
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Old Nov 21, 16, 2:17 pm
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If you turn on notifications with the MTR app you get notifications of any train or station issues.
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Old Nov 23, 16, 10:43 am
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Originally Posted by kirkwoodj View Post
If you turn on notifications with the MTR app you get notifications of any train or station issues.
If MTR felt like they had to legally or when the public was lucky that day.
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Old Nov 28, 16, 11:11 am
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Bummed that this is going to be out of service when I visit in February.

They talk about land-sea tours during the outage in a press release but no details on where and when.
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Old Nov 28, 16, 5:01 pm
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Bummed that this is going to be out of service when I visit in February.

They talk about land-sea tours during the outage in a press release but no details on where and when.
It is not rumored, but an announced certainty it won't be running in Feb. What missing is the details.
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Old Dec 14, 16, 2:13 pm
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Anyone have any idea what access to the rescue trail will be like while this work is taking place. I presume it will be off limits to hikers.

I'm in HK first week of Feb and weather permitting I was going to hike Lantau Peak via the rescue trail.
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Old Dec 14, 16, 3:01 pm
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I believe one of the announcements said that the rescue trail would be closed as well.
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