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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Ferry fare rises of up to 6 per cent on the cards

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:37am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Ferry fare rises of up to 6 per cent on the cards Fares for six ferry routes connecting Central and outlying islands could go up by 5 to 6 per cent after the Transport Department specified the increase in agreeing in principle to the operators' licence extension applications. This is only about half the 10 per cent increase the companies sought ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR fares to rise by 3.6 per cent in June

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:28am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Rail firm's fines and profit-sharing requirement will be paid off by discounts MTR fares to rise by 3.6 per cent in June MTR passengers will face fare increases of 3.6 per cent in June- the fifth year in a row that the railway company has raised its fares despite making a HK$13 billion net profit last year. The figure was calculated by finding ...

  3. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Smooth ride for MTR in London

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:14am by SIULAN LAW

    ... rail line will increase rail-based transport in London by 10 per cent, meaning an extra 1.5 million people can be transported in and out of central London every 45 minutes. MTR outbid Arriva, ... director Chew Tai Chong have been forced to step down over delays in the cross-border high-speed railway project. Announcing the results last week, MTR said its earnings rose 28.5 per cent ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Airport Authority's incentive plan for new routes encounters turbulence

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:49pm by Ernest Kao

    ... their passengers or cargo." In good years, landing, parking and route expenses account for about 15 per cent of an airline's operating costs. The scheme was first introduced in 2001, ... syndrome. Under the scheme, airlines can get a year of rebates on landing charges- 75 per cent in the first six months and 25 per cent for the remainder of the year. Landing charges at Chek Lap Kok ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Disabled woman angry over mistreatment by KMB driver

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by SARAH KARACS

    ... to its employees; it has a duty to do so. They can't just say they are sorry," he said. "It is clear that this is not an isolated case. The bus company needs a better monitoring ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Final trip for fans as old Wan Chai Pier sails into history

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:40am by Amy Nip

    ... to several historical events and social movements," he said. The hunger strike at the pier against the five cents fare increase for the Star Ferry escalated into a riot in 1966. Lee said ...

  7. News - China - TRANSPORT

    China sets the pace on bike sharing

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:37am by BLOOM

    ... people will grow 50 per cent- from 28 today to 41 by 2030- one metropolis that stands out is Mexico City. In spite of a population of 20 million people and some of the world's worst traffic, ... by almost 50 per cent, to US$140. New Yorkers living in public housing are entitled to a US$35 discount. As debt-hit cities consider the financial viability of the schemes, the next generation ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    No delay on disclosing delays: new MTR boss

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by Phila Siu

    ... the project. Last week, it was announced that the price tag of the express railway would go up by about 10 per cent to HK$71.52 billion. Leong, who has been at MTR for 12 years and was Walder's ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR Corp should pay part of railway delay cost, experts say

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Ada Lee

    ... contractors if they were found at fault, Hung, of Polytechnic University, also said. On Monday, the company released its latest estimate of the project cost- HK$71.52 billion, 6.9 per cent more than ... as they would know only the amount of claims to date." The government holds a 76 per cent stake in the MTR Corp. It is funding the Hong Kong side of the West Kowloon-Guangzhou rail link and has ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Budget for high-speed railway rises to HK$71 billion after delays, MTRC says

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 07:35pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Budget for high-speed railway rises to HK$71b The price tag for the troubled cross-border express railway will go up by about 10 per cent to HK$71.52 billion after a two-year delay to the project, according to the latest estimate by the MTR Corporation. And the rail giant says it cannot rule out further increases. The estimate comes after the MTR ...




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