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  1. Tunnel owner denies plans for toll rise

    Posted May 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jonathan Tam There are no plans for toll increases at the Eastern Harbour Tunnel and the Western Harbour Tunnel, a shareholder of the two privately owned tunnels said. Larry Yung Chi-kin, chairman of Citic Pacific, which owns the eastern tunnel and a 35 per cent stake in the western tunnel, said there was no rise on the company's agenda. Expensive tolls at the two harbour ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Lawmakers reject toll hike for Eastern tunnel

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 03:50pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee Arbitrators rejected a toll increase of about 40 per cent for the Eastern Harbour Tunnel on Tuesday, which means the fee will probably remain unchanged for at least the next four ... was necessary to keep its operation profitable. The company holds a 30-year franchise for the 2.2 kilometre Eastern Harbour Tunnel, and is paying the construction and on-going maintenance expenses. ...

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    Action soon on plan to cut congestion at Cross-Harbour Tunnel

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... consultation "very soon", a source said. It is intended to raise tolls in the tunnel, from Hung Hom to Causeway Bay, and reduce the cost of using the Eastern Harbour Crossing, from Quarry Bay ... to the eastern crossing, which is used by 69,000 vehicles per day. The study suggested raising the Cross-Harbour Tunnel toll for private cars from HK$20 to HK$25 and cutting the cost at the eastern ...

  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 - CITY BEAT

    Action at last on harbour tunnel woes

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... the cross-harbour and eastern tunnels, the government must be careful in selecting which vehicles to target. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said in his policy address last week he would consult the public ... and cutting those for the Eastern Harbour Tunnel. The government would compensate the owner of the eastern crossing, New Hong Kong Tunnel Co, for any loss in revenue. This came after the report ...

  6. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In yesterday's front-page story 'Drivers could be spared Eastern crossing toll rise' it was stated that Citic Pacific is the largest shareholder in the Western Harbour Tunnel and that it also has stakes in the Eastern Harbour Tunnel. It should have stated that Citic Pacific is the largest shareholder of the Eastern Harbour Tunnel and also has stakes ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Cross-harbour tunnel tolls may be tweaked to ease traffic congestion

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi-fai and Ada Lee

    ... for the Eastern Harbour Tunnel, in a plan designed to ease traffic congestion. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said he would consult the public on a plan to adjust tunnel tolls during the first half ... for private cars to use the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, from Hung Hom to Causeway Bay, from HK$20 to HK$25, and decreasing that for using the eastern crossing, from Quarry Bay to Cha Kwo Ling, from HK$25 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Cross-harbour tunnel traffic reduction plans unveiled

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 05:21pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit The government on Friday unveiled three plans to cut congestion at the Hung Hom Cross-Harbour Tunnel, aiming to reduce through traffic by 30 to 40 per cent. The plans all involve diverting traffic by raising the toll at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel and cutting it at the Eastern Harbour Crossing. Under the first plan, the private car toll in Hung Hom will increase ...

  9. Eastern Harbour Crossing tolls to rise

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.44pm: The government said on Friday tolls for cars and taxis on the Eastern Harbour Crossing (EHC) will be increased by $10 from $15 to $25, with corresponding increases for other vehicles. The new tolls for the EHC will take effect from May 1, 2005. A government spokesman said after discussion with the government, the New Hong Kong Tunnel Company, ...

  10. Anger at bid for 40pc toll rise for eastern tunnel

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Political parties have promised to do their best to block an application by the operator of the profit-making Eastern Harbour Tunnel to increase tolls by 40 per cent. ... cross-harbour tunnels,' he said. Hau said the government should seriously consider buying back 51 per cent of the Eastern Harbour Tunnel as an interim measure while planning for a fourth ...




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