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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong to Guangzhou express rail link facing delay of up to 2 years, says MTR

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 04:15pm by Ada Lee, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ada Lee and Ng Kang-chung MTR chiefs heading HK$67 billion project blame damage to tunnel boring machine and problems at West Kowloon terminus Cross-border rail link facing two-year delay ... attributed the delay to complicated conditions at West Kowloon and complex geology at the cross-border section beneath a protected wetland. Antonio Choi Fung-chung, MTR general manager ...

  2. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Train cuts time for Europe freight deliveries

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... the cargo by sea. "China has been constructing cross-border rail lines in recent years, which is important both economically and strategically," said Wang Mengshu, an expert in railways and tunnels at the Chinese Academy of Engineering. He said the country still relied heavily on sea freight in its trade with Europe. Land transport allows traders to avoid passing through ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Passengers balk at new MTR weight limit

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Commuters groan and grumble as MTR's restrictions aimed at cross-border traders' heavy baggage takes effect at stations Passengers balk at new weight limit Mainland visitors and Hongkongers alike complained about inconvenience as the MTR Corp began enforcing its new baggage weight limit, yesterday, to crack down on parallel traders. Railway ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Influx of tourists will put MTR trains under strain, says minister

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by Ada Lee

    ... per square metre. He cited the fact that more passengers were carrying bags onto trains. "With the opening of the cross-border high-speed railway and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macau bridge, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Contractors submit HK$7.5b in claims to MTR over railway construction

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:52am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Contractors hand MTR HK$7.5b worth of bills The MTR Corporation has received hundreds of contractor claims totalling HK$7.56 billion by June over "unexpected situations" in the construction of the cross-border express railway. The amount was equivalent to 16.9 per cent of the awarded contract sum, according to a Legislative Council document. MTR had paid ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Bus operator calls for priority lanes as 'private cars are clogging up the roads'

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 04:14am by CHEUNG CHIFAI

    ... connected with construction of the cross-border express railway near Austin Road in Tsim Sha Tsui and of the Sha Tin-Central MTR link, which has blocked three of six traffic lanes along part of Ma ...

  7. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Iron silk road delivers trade edge

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... linking the central province with one of Europe's largest traffic hubs - Hamburg in Germany. Hailed as a "new silk road" by the provincial government, the cross-border rail route ... second land port for imported vehicles in Zhengzhou had been submitted to the State Council, he said. More mainland cities are now applying to open cross-border freight lines. Dong Wanxu, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    HK$200m to keep ferries afloat

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Wai-yip, a People Power legislator, said the government should run the ferry service. Meanwhile, in another panel meeting, Cheung said the cross-border high-speed railway was due to be completed ...

  9. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong's third runway may stymie Shenzhen's big cargo vessels

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... cross-border infrastructure in the Pearl River Delta, said although Shenzhen authorities had no influence over the third runway, Hong Kong officials should ensure the expansion did not come ...

  10. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Hi-tech turbulence in the skies

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... will also expand its intermodal services to the mainland. Currently, it operates a cross-border trucking company to six depots in southern China to serve customers in the Pearl River Delta ...




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