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  1. Varying tunnel tolls could ease jams: study

    Posted Jul 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel and the Eastern Harbour Tunnel during the morning southbound and evening northbound rush hours if the Cross-Harbour Tunnel charged between $40 and $80 at these times, diverting ... and early morning, since there would be no congestion. At present, the Cross-Harbour Tunnel charges $20 per private car, the Eastern Harbour Tunnel $25 and the Western Harbour Tunnel $40. Even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/557676/varying-tunnel-tolls-could-ease-jams-study
  2. Apple Daily worker charged

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin An Apple Daily photographer was charged yesterday with assaulting a man near the entrance to the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. Davies Cheung Chi-wah, 32, who was identified ... Kwok-wai near the entrance of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel on June 5 this year. The case has been adjourned to Friday. On June 5, traffic became gridlocked on both sides of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558351/apple-daily-worker-charged
  3. Tunnel protest is a right, Long Hair tells court

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Maverick legislator Leung Kwok-hung told a court yesterday that his protest against toll fee increases that obstructed traffic at the Eastern Harbour Tunnel in April last year ... thing,' he said. 'But why didn't the Eastern Harbour Tunnel listen to the voice of the people, or try to tolerate demonstrations?' He said he had held similar protests three times ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/540387/tunnel-protest-right-long-hair-tells-court
  4. Rush-hour fire shuts both sides of tunnel

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But and Benjamin Wong Traffic became gridlocked on both sides of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel during rush hour last night after a motorcycle erupted in flames in the Kowloon-bound tube ... reopened at about 7.30pm. Congestion remained heavy on roads around the tunnel for some time, however, with the Transport Department urging motorists to use the eastern and western crossings. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551692/rush-hour-fire-shuts-both-sides-tunnel
  5. Transport watchdog backs bypass tunnel

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A tunnel that would need 15.5 hectares of land reclaiming from Victoria Harbour and cost $20 billion to build is the preferred option of the transport watchdog ... said committee chairwoman Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah. Under the preferred option, the tunnel will be built under the rock anchors of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, run underwater to the east ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/549290/transport-watchdog-backs-bypass-tunnel
  6. Calm sailing tipped for harbour plan

    Posted Oct 07th 2006, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... and the Central-Wan Chai bypass would be the last reclamation of Victoria Harbour. He said independent experts had confirmed a 'no-reclamation' option to solve the traffic problem in the area ... be introduced. Mr Leung believed the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance would protect the harbour from reclamation that had no 'overriding public need'. Paul Zimmerman, convenor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/566792
  7. Rush-hour fire closes both sides of tunnel

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But and Benjamin Wong Traffic became gridlocked on both sides of the Cross-Harbour Tunnel during rush hour last night after a motorcycle erupted in flames inside the tunnel ... time, however, with the Transport Department urging motorists to use the eastern and western crossings. Diversions were made on major roads leading to the tunnel to direct traffic away from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551694/rush-hour-fire-closes-both-sides-tunnel
  8. Peak charges 'would bring confusion'

    Posted Jul 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... to our tunnel problem is to increase the toll for the Hunghom tunnel and use the extra revenue to cut the price of the eastern and western harbour crossings. 'People will only change ... Quinton Chan Transport groups and a veteran traffic consultant said charging higher tolls during peak hours at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel would be difficult to implement, despite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/557682/peak-charges-would-bring-confusion
  9. 'Long Hair' appeals over jail term for toll protest

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Harbour Tunnel last April. But the three immediately filed an appeal following the verdict and were released on bail of $1,000 each. Magistrate Josiah Lam Wai-kuen told Eastern Court ... In fact, the toll rise at the tunnel has caused lasting traffic congestion of a much more serious scale at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. Should the tunnel company be punished for that?' he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/541448/long-hair-appeals-over-jail-term-toll-protest
  10. Court sees no wrong in award of harbour contract

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... China Harbour was the only firm to do this, with the price of the tunnel accounting for 34.21 per cent of the total. It argued the price stipulation was binding and it should have been awarded ... Nick Gentle The government did not act unfairly when it awarded the contract for the Central and Wan Chai harbour reclamation to a firm that did not meet one of the conditions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/539321/court-sees-no-wrong-award-harbour-contract

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