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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Plans for HK$110b expansion of Hong Kong rail network unveiled

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:45pm by Phila Siu

    ... by 2031.   "The taking forward of individual proposed railway projects set out in this strategy will be subject to the outcome of detailed engineering, environmental and financial studies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594670/plans-hk110b-expansion-hong-kong-rail-network-unveiled
  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR to review storm protection after disruption

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Railway operator will also look at passenger announcements after West Rail delays MTR to review storm protection after disruption The MTR Corporation will review its thunderstorm protection system and how it keeps passengers informed after lightning caused hours of delays on the West Rail Line on Tuesday. The troubled rail operator announced the review ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557679/mtr-review-storm-protection-after-disruption
  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Electric car drivers get 100 new chargers to plug into

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Ernest Kao

    ... to the Environmental Protection Department. "Charging at all stations will be free for now. But as to whether users will have to pay in the future, we'll have to see," said principal environmental protection officer Fong Kin-wa. Fong said charging spots at the car parks would mostly be reserved for electric vehicles unless they were nearing capacity. Starting this Friday, medium ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562118/electric-car-drivers-get-100-new-chargers-plug
  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR will review policy after death of dog on tracks sparks outrage

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:42pm by Lai Ying-kit, Brian Yap and Shirley Zhao

    ... asked the Food and Environmental Hygiene department and the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department about its whereabouts but neither could give him a clear answer. An MTR spokeswoman said the company had called the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department on Wednesday and followed its instructions to pack the body, label the package and put it in a refuse-collection centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579207/mtr-will-review-policy-after-death-dog-tracks-sparks-outrage
  5. News - China - TRANSPORT

    China sets the pace on bike sharing

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:37am by BLOOM

    ... serving the public. Canada's Public Bike System, the supplier to New York and Washington, filed for bankruptcy protection in January, citing almost US$50 million in debt. In New York, new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580363/china-sets-pace-bike-sharing
  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Fury after dog killed on MTR tracks because rail bosses refused to halt services

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:57pm by Bryan Harris and Gloria Chan

    ... event to mourn the dog is scheduled to take place tomorrow at Sheung Shui station. The MTR said last night it supported animal protection and that staff had attempted to coax the dog to safety. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578399/death-dog-hit-train-could-have-been-prevented-mtr-animal-welfare
  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Government told to devise new plan to protect ancient relics

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:35pm by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com MTR's relic 'solution' fails to convince Officials were told yesterday to come up with alternative proposals to protect relics uncovered ... the relics- some dating to the 960-1279AD Song era- to protect them from vibration from the site of the To Kwa Wan Station on the Sha Tin-Central link. Construction manager Peter Ip Ho-ching told ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1521154/mtr-told-rethink-plan-protect-ancient-relics
  8. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Brake time: Beijing bans 70pc of government cars to ease smog during Apec meeting

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:12pm by Kathy Gao

    ... environmental monitoring centre. Vehicle exhaust is a big factory in air pollution. The Apec has 21 member countries, comprising approximately 55 per cent of the world’s GDP and 44 per cent of the world ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1566951/brake-time-beijing-ban-70pc-government-cars-amid-apec-preparations
  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Staff shortage hits MTR's project to bore through mountain for Sha Tin-Central link

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Ada Lee

    ... Construction of the shaft is going ahead after measures to protect the relics, including a well and other structures, were put in place. Wong said the MTR was studying plans to amend the design of the station in case the relics were to be preserved in situ. He hoped the government could come up with a preservation plan soon after excavation was completed in September. Protective pilings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562948/staff-shortage-hits-mtrs-project-bore-through-mountain-sha-tin
  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Experts urge action before harsh weather ruins relics found at new MTR site

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:48am by FANNY FUNG

    ... unearthed at the To Kwa Wan MTR site and urge prompt action to protect them. The concern was raised at the Antiquities Advisory Board meeting yesterday as members discussed how to strike a balance ... it be backfilled- refilled with the material dug out of it- for protection. "It has been almost a month since it was dug out. Recently, the archaeological team has observed that the underground water ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1525451/experts-urge-action-harsh-weather-ruins-relics-found-new-mtr-site

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