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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Drivers facing three more years of jams in Cross-Harbour Tunnel

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 12:01am by Ada Lee and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Ada Lee and Cheung Chi-fai After years of study and consultation, officials decide to take no action, leading to charges that the transport minister ‘lacks political courage’ Tunnel drivers face three more years of jams Drivers will have to put up with at least three more years of jams in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel after the government shelved plans to redistribute traffic ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Cross-harbour tolls must tackle all traffic, experts say

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Anita Lam

    ... They say penalising cars and trucks alone for using central crossing is a weak strategy Of the three options for adjusting tunnel tolls to ease cross-harbour congestion, the one which ... Harbour Crossing would fall while those on the Cross-Harbour Tunnel rose. The first option decreases car tolls by HK$5 in the former and raises them HK$5 in the latter, while heavier vehicles ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Plans for toll rises to cut queues at Cross-Harbour Tunnel revealed

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel have been proposed that could ease peak-hour congestion by up to 40 per cent. The options were detailed in a government consultation document released yesterday. All three would mean toll increases at the jammed Cross-Harbour Tunnel, from Hung Hom to Causeway Bay, and toll cuts at the Eastern Harbour Crossing, linking Quarry Bay and Cha Kwo Ling. The three-month ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Adjusting tolls to ease congestion in Hong Kong tunnel pointless: minister

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by Phila Siu

    ... congestion in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel would have been pointless because other solutions would be in place by the time lawmakers had agreed the changes, the transport minister said yesterday. The government last week shelved the idea of raising fees for the Cross-Harbour Tunnel and cutting them for the Eastern Harbour Tunnel, a plan first mooted by consultants in 2010, after a public ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Private cars are jamming up Hong Kong's streets at rush hour, US students find

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by Ada Lee

    ... in Causeway Bay. They also observed traffic flow at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel and eastern and western crossings. The study found that the ratio of private cars to other vehicles on Connaught Road ... cars- or 34.9 per cent- at 1.20pm. The situation at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel was similar, with 204 private cars- 66.2 per cent of all vehicles- at the Hung Hom entrance at 9.05am. The number ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Just wave your toll goodbye at tunnels

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... manual toll booths at the five government toll tunnels - Aberdeen Tunnel, Cross-Harbour Tunnel, Lion Rock Tunnel, the Shing Mun Tunnels and Tseung Kwun O Tunnel - and two government toll roads ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Just wave your toll goodbye at tunnels Contactless electronic payments may be accepted at toll tunnels and roads by 2016, under a new government proposal. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Eastern Harbour Tunnel tolls rise rejected by arbitrators

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... to Monitor Public Transport and Utilities, believes that after 2016 the tunnel will be managed like the Cross-Harbour Tunnel linking Hung Hom and Causeway Bay. The government would own the tunnel ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Arbitrators throw out bid for tunnel tolls rise Arbitrators have rejected a toll increase of about 40 per cent for the Eastern Harbour Tunnel, with charges likely ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Thousands hit in five hours of travel chaos after MTR power blackout

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 02:31pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Clifford Lo, Stuart Lau

    ... Tong Line. The train slowed down after an explosion … then there were two more explosions PASSENGER SKY CHAN Cross-harbour services were also halted for more than an hour in what was the worst ... Park, Tiu Keng Leng and Yau Tong stations were closed with signs saying: "This station will be closed because of a serious incident. Please leave immediately." At 2pm, cross-harbour ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hundreds more MTR train services to ease crush on Island and Kwun Tong lines

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:37am by Ada Lee

    ... of capacity. He also noted that the pressure on Admiralty station would be eased when the cross-harbour section of the Sha Tin to Central Link opened in 2020. Improvements to the light-rail system ...

  10. 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 ... difficulties". MTR chiefs yesterday blamed the delay- which could cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars- on damage to a tunnel boring machine suffered during last month's heavy rain ...




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