The new EMU trains, which are the most advanced AC train in the world for the 21st century, consist of twelve(12) cars units for the existing East Rail, seven(7) cars units for the West Rail (to start operation in 2003), and four (4) cars units for the new Ma On Shan line. These cars employ three design concept, "Frequent Passenger Service", "Friendly to the Environment" and "Low Life Cycle Cost".

Type

Capacity
(Seating)
Electric System AC25000V 50Hz, Overhead
Body Length 24820mm(Driving car) 23216mm(Middle car)
Body Width 3100mm
Body Height 3990mm