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  1. In Brief

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tour bus breaks down in tunnel Traffic in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel was disrupted briefly yesterday when a tour bus broke down in the Kowloon-bound tunnel at about 3.20pm, with smoke billowing from its rear. Tunnel staff told the 66-year-old driver to switch off the engine. No passengers were on board. Fans were turned on to blow the smoke out of the tunnel. Traffic flow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/680104/brief
  2. New harbour kit fails to please Legco

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... The options are a tunnel, a deep tunnel, a shallow tunnel, a flyover and a ground-level road. All involve varying degrees of reclamation. But the document contains no information on how much land ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/498262/new-harbour-kit-fails-please-legco
  3. Chun Wo denies making low bids for bypass project

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... billion bypass - a road and tunnel project along the north shore of Hong Kong Island - was delayed for at least eight years because of environmental protests and a judiciary review. Construction ... HK$9.7 billion for the bypass, which will connect Central with North Point with a 4.5km road and a 3.7km tunnel. In January, a consortium led by Chun Wo won a HK$4 billion contract to build ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967412/chun-wo-denies-making-low-bids-bypass-project
  4. Attempted robbery jams tunnel

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Traffic in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel was seriously disrupted yesterday when a passenger tried unsuccessfully to rob a taxi driver. The 29-year-old suspect, named Yip, allegedly threatened the driver, 60, named Chan, with a 30cm knife while the taxi was inside the tunnel shortly before noon. The cabbie had picked up the passenger in Tai Kok Tsui and been told to go to Wan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/669338/attempted-robbery-jams-tunnel
  5. Wheels turn on Central congestion

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... which links Connaught Road with the outlying ferry piers- with Hung Hing Road, the continuation of Convention Avenue used by drivers taking the Cross Harbour Tunnel, in 2017. But most of them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706722/wheels-turn-central-congestion
  6. talk back

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Western Harbour Crossing indicates that construction of the three-lane (six lanes when you consider both directions) tunnel took 47 months. While no precise construction time was provided for the Eastern Harbour Tunnel on its website, it does provide the month of the signing of the franchise, and the month of the official opening. Elapsed time: 37 months. There is a plethora of instances ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/504644/talk-back
  7. African rival forces Kenyan favourite to dig deep in half marathon

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Thomas Kiprotich found himself in unfamiliar territory as he loped up the Western Harbour Tunnel at the head of the 14,000-strong half marathon field. run Under normal ... course. 'I stepped up the pace in the Western Harbour Tunnel to drop the Zimbabwean, and he didn't respond. It was very windy when we came out of the tunnel but by then I had broken ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/669311/african-rival-forces-kenyan-favourite-dig-deep-half-marathon
  8. Letters

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... practices. Lal Daswani, Tsim Sha Tsui Scrap tolls at harbour tunnels The Legislative Council must bear a heavy responsibility for the conditions we endure in Hong Kong. This is one of the most poorly-run governments in the world with no real accountability. There are two things that could be done to make improvements. The government could buy the Western and Eastern harbour tunnels, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663307/letters
  9. Shaping Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This low-density residential road is already feeling traffic stress due to cross-harbour tunnel tailbacks, so adding a fleet of tourist coaches to the existing convoys of school buses will hardly prove ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432904/shaping-hong-kong
  10. Reporter goes the distance in memory of her mentor

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young

    ... heading towards Kwai Chung. The turnaround zone was a quick 180 and I was soon powering towards Hong Kong Island. Nearing the Western Harbour Tunnel, I had the privilege to watch and cheer ... , but it was an event that few in the world experience. Under our famous Fragrant Harbour, runners slathered in Tiger Balm and Pak Fa oil perfumed the 1,975-metre tunnel. Running through the Western Corridor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/669297/reporter-goes-distance-memory-her-mentor

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