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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR West Island Line to open by end of year- but will skip Sai Ying Pun

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 06:09pm by TIMMY SUNG

    ... Timmy Sung timmy.sung@scmp.com New MTR line to open- but it will skip Sai Ying Pun The West Island Line connecting Sheung Wan to Kennedy Town will open on schedule at the end of December- ... but "difficult ground conditions" in Sai Ying Pun had delayed completion of the exits. The station will not open until March. "We will be opening the West Island Line using our back-up plan ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR redesign in HK$4.1 billion plan to display relics at rail link

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by Fanny W. Y. Fung and Olga Wong

    ... in HK$4.1b plan to display relics at station The future To Kwa Wan MTR station will be redesigned to accommodate archaeological finds up to 1,000 years old under the government's latest heritage ... as originally scheduled. Neither government officials nor the MTR Corporation could give a new service timetable when they announced the change yesterday. Under the new plan, presented at a meeting ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Wan Chai could get three more stations as part of MTR shake-up

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee and Jennifer Ngo

    ... Passengers boarding in the eastern part of Hong Kong Island would have to change trains to reach Wan Chai and Central. The plan is one of seven proposals put forward in the second stage of a public ... on the existing Island Line would be divided between the Tseung Kwan O Line, on which trains would run between Tseung Kwan O and Kennedy Town, and the Tung Chung Line, on which trains would run from Tung ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - TRANSPORT

    Flat asking prices around planned MTR lines rise after announcement

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 02:19pm by Sandy Li

    ... to be built in phases from 2018 and 2026- include Kwun Tong, Hong Kong Island north of the current line, Southern District, Tung Chung, Tuen Mun, Hung Shui Kiu and planned new towns ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Rail extension plans push up flat prices Asking prices of flats close to stations along the seven rail projects to be developed by the government have been ...

  5. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Beijing pushes for merger of mainland train makers China CNR and CSR

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 05:35am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... to mainland media. However, the proposed merger has also been criticised by some as a retreat from market principles. CNR board secretary Xie Jilong was quoted by China Business News as saying ... are all waiting, currently there are no specific plans." China Business News said the State Council is pushing for the merger and State Councillor Wang Yong had been asked to supervise ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Plans for HK$110b expansion of Hong Kong rail network unveiled

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:45pm by Timmy Sung and Phila Siu

    ... Hong Kong Island north of the current line, Southern District, Tung Chung, Tuen Mun, Hung Shui Kiu and planned new towns in the northeastern New Territories region of Kwu Tung. The most ... Timmy Sung and Phila Siu New and extended routes planned by 2026 to better serve existing communities and provide communication links for new developments HK$110b blueprint to extend ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Airport Authority's incentive plan for new routes encounters turbulence

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

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Critics say authority has been wasting money on discounts for carriers that open new routes Airport incentive plan encounters turbulence Doubts are hanging ... and slots so cheaply and easily?" he asked. Joe Ng Cho-hin, vice-chairman of the Board of Airline Representatives, also questioned the incentive mechanism. "Airlines are subsidised just ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Coastal Tsuen Wan-Tuen Mun railway not worth the cost, minister says

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Tong, Hong Kong Island north of the current line, Southern District, Tung Chung, Yuen Long and planned new towns in the northeastern New Territories would all benefit. The most expensive project ... councillors to veto a revised plan to expand the Tuen Mun landfill. The railway development blueprint, released on Wednesday, does follow through on plans for seven other rail projects- four new ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR tells passengers 'trains are too busy- take the bus instead'

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:00am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... Timmy Sung timmy.sung@scmp.com Plan to ease rush-hour congestion sees monthly passholders get free travel on six KMB routes MTR tells its passengers to take the bus instead MTR passengers ... the company would review the effectiveness of the scheme after the trial. She said it was too early to say if the scheme would be extended to other areas. The government announced plans last week ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Steel piling plan could allow work to restart on Sha Tin-Central rail link

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Ada Lee

    ... as close as 1.8 metres to the well. They also asked if the MTR had any contingency plan if abnormal vibration was detected. Board chairman Andrew Lam Siu-lo responded: "We're not totally ... an ancient well and parts of a building that may date back to the 10th century, were discovered. However, at a meeting of the Antiquities Advisory Board yesterday, some members voiced concern about ...




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