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  1. Traffic flow at Cross Harbour Tunnel returns to normal

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.18pm: Traffic at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel was generally normal during Thursday?s morning rush hour, a Transport Department spokesman said. Thursday is the third working day after the controversial Eastern Harbour Crossing toll increase on Sunday. The spokesman said 600 more vehicles used the Cross-Harbour Tunnel between 6am and 9am on Thursday? up four ...

  2. Cross-Harbour Tunnel solution a year off

    Posted May 12th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu A long-term solution to easing congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel is unlikely to surface for at least a year when studies have been completed and officials have reached ... the government last month proposed a dozen options for easing congestion at the crossings. One option was increasing the toll at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, the only one owned by the government ...

  3. Cross-Harbour tunnel rush hours

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cross-Harbour Tunnel traffic returns to normal. AFTERNOON 4.30pm Queue on Hong Kong Island stretches to the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. But traffic is smooth on Kowloon side. 5pm ... University. 7.30pm Cross-harbour traffic returns to normal. ...

  4. Cross Harbour traffic returns to normal: spokesman

    Posted May 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The spokesman said 160 fewer vehicles used the Cross-Harbour Tunnel between midnight and 3pm on Friday- down two per cent- compared with a normal Friday for the same period. The Western Harbour Crossing ... as more goods vehicles gradually resumed their usual services after the mainland's Golden Week holidays ended. He said the department would continue to monitor the cross-harbour traffic ...

  5. Study on congestion, cross-harbour tolls

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The government will commission a consultancy study this month to study how the issues of congestion and different tolls at the three cross-harbour tunnels can be addressed. The chief executive said simply adjusting the tolls of the three crossings would not solve the congestion problem; good road links to the crossings, including the delayed Central-Wan Chai bypass ...

  6. Start date for cross-harbour rail line set; costs up 60pc

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... yesterday. The Sha Tin-Central link- the city's fourth cross-harbour railway- will connect the people of East Kowloon and the Northeast New Territories to Hong Kong Island. Work on the line ... employment. The section of the new line between Tai Wai and Hung Hom was to have been finished by 2015 but is now expected to be ready in 2017. The cross-harbour section between Hung Hom and Admiralty ...

  7. Cross-harbour swim revival can't be rushed

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Imagine the worth to Hong Kong of a video showing competitors in a cross-harbour swimming competition. Within a few frames, thoughts of Hong Kong being a place that cared little for its ... interest in cross-harbour swimming. There is still work to be done. Conspicuously absent from the clean-up effort are typhoon shelters. Waste from boats and drains flowing into them is trapped, ...

  8. Tolls at indebted western tunnel go up tomorrow

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel- already chronic- is expected to worsen when tolls for drivers taking the underused, debt-ridden Western Harbour Tunnel rise tomorrow. ... compared with 121,700 in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel and 68,300 in the Eastern Harbour Tunnel, the Transport Department says. The department estimates the toll increase will reduce traffic ...

  9. Tunnel operator 'open to ideas' to avoid toll rise

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... The company is studying a temporary toll reduction for commercial vehicles- as proposed in a government consultant's report on balancing traffic flows among the three cross-harbour tunnels ... The Cross-Harbour Tunnel should simultaneously raise tolls to HK$25 from HK$20. This, the government consultant argues, will divert more traffic away from the heavily congested Cross-Harbour Tunnel and give ...

  10. Minibus, taxi fares may rise two weeks after increase in tunnel toll

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... by HK$5 to HK$50 and HK$45, respectively. The Transport Department expects the toll rise to push about 2,600 vehicle trips a day to the already congested Cross-Harbour Tunnel and Eastern Harbour ... raised about two years ago. The government said in March that the Cross-Harbour Tunnel's toll- the cheapest of the three crossings- may have to be adjusted. More than 120,000 vehicles use ...




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