MTR Corporation Limited
MTR Headquarters Building Telford Plaza 22 Wai Yip Street Kowloon Bay
MTR is regarded as one of the world’s leading railways for safety, reliability, customer service and cost efficiency. In addition to its Hong Kong, Mainland of China and overseas railway operations, MTR Corporation is involved in a wide range of railway related business activities including the development of residential and commercial properties, property leasing and management, advertising, telecommunication services and international consultancy services.
The Mass Transit Railway Corporation was established in 1975 with a mission to construct and operate, under prudent commercial principles, an urban metro system to help meet Hong Kong’s public transport requirements. The sole shareholder was the Hong Kong Government. The Company was re-established as MTR Corporation Limited in June 2000 after the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government sold 23% of its issued share capital to private investors in an Initial Public Offering. MTR Corporation shares were listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong on 5 October 2000. The Corporation marked another major milestone on 2 December 2007 when the operations of the other Government-owned rail operator, the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation, were merged into the MTR, heralding a new era in Hong Kong railway development. In addition to bringing more efficient and competitively-priced services to local rail passengers, the merger brought new growth opportunities to the MTR Corporation’s businesses in and outside of Hong Kong. Today, along with its transport services running with 99.9% passenger journeys on-time in Hong Kong, the Corporation has railway operations serving cities in the Mainland of China, the U.K., Sweden and Australia. In 2017, the company recorded an average weekday patronage of more than 12 million globally with an operating route length of >2000km spanned across 10 railway services in 4 countries. The company was also proud to be named in the FORTUNE “Change the World” list in 2017.
Number of Employees
43,000+ (Hong Kong and Worldwide)
Legal & European Business Director