Funding approved for West Island Line

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 04 July, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 04 July, 2009, 12:00am

Construction of the MTR's West Island Line is to begin next month after lawmakers approved HK$12.25 billion for the project. Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng said the project was expected to create about 3,000 jobs. Construction is expected to be completed by 2012.