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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Eastern Harbour Tunnel tolls rise rejected by arbitrators

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  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

    ... options in a consultation document, under which tolls on the Eastern Harbour Crossing would fall while those on the Cross-Harbour Tunnel rose. The first option decreases car tolls by HK$5 ... diesel costs would be way higher than the money they save from the reduction in the Eastern Harbour Tunnel." He said private cars were to blame for congestion, as the number of trucks had ...

  3. 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

    ... time to reconsider these plans when the government regained ownership of the Eastern Harbour Tunnel from the franchise operator. It would also be the year a new waterfront bypass linking Wan ... 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 ...

  4. 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 tunnel revealed Three options for toll increases 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

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

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

    ... 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 ... adjustments provoked criticism from some drivers. The 2010 study found that cutting tolls for the eastern tunnel by HK$5 to HK$20, while increasing Cross-Harbour Tunnel tolls by the same amount ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Tate's Cairn Tunnel firm wanted 20pc rise in tolls

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    .... "It doesn't make sense to let a private company run a naturally monopolising business," he said. "When the Western Harbour Tunnel operator asked for a toll increase, it said it needed it because not many drivers used the tunnel. And then when the Eastern Harbour Tunnel asked for one, it said too many people were using it." But Frankie Yick Chi-ming, the lawmaker ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Western Harbour Crossing tolls to go up

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Western tunnel to raise tolls by up to HK$12 The Western Harbour Crossing will increase its tolls by amounts ranging from HK$2 to HK$12 from New Year's Day. ... per cent. Private cars will have to pay HK$55 to cross the harbour via the western tunnel, a HK$5 rise. Motorcycles will pay HK$25, HK$2 more. The biggest increase, HK$12, ...

  9. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    MTR wins contract for Sydney rail link

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:54am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... tunnelling and viaduct building. MTR won an HK$18.5 billion contract to run the Crossrail train line in London in July. The Sydney rail line is 36km long, much shorter than the 118km London line. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Shops at Hung Hom Station closing ahead of transfer point construction

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by BRIAN YAP

    ... to complete. "The floor area of shops will be slightly reduced after the [three phases of] modification work are completed [in 2018], as spaces would be earmarked for a tunnel connecting ... corridors, the East-West Corridor and the North-South Corridor, that cover 10 stations and a new cross-harbour section. The first phase of the modification work will run from next month to early 2016 ...




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