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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Lantau ferry route to close next month after losses

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:36am by Phila Siu, Ada Lee

    ... Phila Siu and Ada Lee Lantau ferry route to close after losses Ferry services between Discovery Bay and Mui Wo will end next month as the operator forgoes its licence extension, bemoaning a business environment made tougher by the government's proposed safety measures. Peng Chau Kaito will allow its licence for the 25-minute route between the two Lantau towns to expire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1394263/lantau-ferry-route-close-next-month-after-losses
  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay developer wins permission for taxis and coaches

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Developer wins permission to introduce new services to hotel zone of Lantau residential enclave, but residents have their reservations Discovery Bay braces for taxis, coaches The once vehicle-free tranquillity of Discovery Bay will be eroded further after the developer won consent to have taxis and coaches come into the Lantau residential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1527053/discovery-bay-developer-wins-permission-taxis-and-coaches
  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Uber taxis: they may be luxurious, but not everyone's hailing them

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 05:28pm by DANNY LEE, Jeremy Blum

    ... are focused on Hong Kong island, although cars are also available for trips around urban Kowloon. Free wi-fi and water are provided in its Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Cadillac Escalade cars. Uber's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555606/luxury-taxi-service-uber-expects-do-huge-business-hong-kong
  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    More woe for MTR as work on South Island Line lags behind schedule

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:53am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Fears grow South Island Line will be late amid delays at Admiralty- and lawmakers worry the focus will be on troubled cross-border link More woe for MTR as station work lags Fears are growing that another new railway will be delayed, after the government admitted that work on the South Island Line had fallen behind schedule. The new line linking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1517376/more-woe-mtr-work-south-island-line-lags-behind-schedule
  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay to Mui Wo ferry operator reduces weekday services

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by ADA

    ... times, commuters will have to make an hour-long bus trip via Tung Chung on Lantau's north coast, or take a ferry to nearby Peng Chau and change to New World First Ferry's inter-island ... risen from HK$1.70 a litre in 2003 to HK$6.50 a litre. Islands district councillor Rainbow Wong Fuk-kan said the arrangement was acceptable because the operator would maintain the two round ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1025692/discovery-bay-mui-wo-ferry-operator-reduces-weekday-services
  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR admits its train service has been bad

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Ada Lee

    ... construction projects, all of which have been delayed. They are the South Island Line, the Kwun Tong Line extension, the high-speed cross-border railway, the Sha Tin-Central link and the West Island ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545999/mtr-admits-its-train-service-has-been-bad
  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR delays: government like 'child in front of giant': lawmaker

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Ada Lee

    ... projects up in the air include a line parallel to the Island Line, a link between the Hong Kong and Shenzhen airports, and one serving planned new towns in the northeastern New Territories. Legco ... that are facing delays are the South Island Line, the Kwun Tong Line extension, the high-speed cross-border railway, the Sha Tin-Central link and the West Island Line. Yau said the government would review ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535145/mtr-delays-government-child-front-giant-lawmaker
  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    We'll do better next time, transport minister Anthony Cheung says

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:15am by Ada Lee

    ... challenges could be tougher because of other infrastructure projects the city might carry out. Proposed railways include a line parallel to the Island Line, a link between the Hong Kong and Shenzhen ... Island line, to run between Admiralty and South Horizons. The West Island line, due to open by the end of the year, and the first phase of the Sha Tin-Central link, supposed to be finished ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531976/well-do-better-next-time-transport-minister-anthony-cheung-says
  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR chiefs apologise over two more rail project delays

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 06:52pm by Ada Lee

    ... of its railway-building projects face delays, meaning that all its five projects may open late. The MTR said the Kwun Tong line extension and the South Island line would be six months late. ... that the opening of the cross-border high-speed railway would be postponed by two years. It also admitted that the West Island line, scheduled to open by the end of the year, and the first phase of the Sha ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530919/mtr-chiefs-apologise-over-two-more-rail-project-delays
  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Concrete cracks spotted on rail supports; MTR says they're safe

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:21am by LO WEI

    ... a Chinese-language newspaper observed more than 30 cracks on the concrete and suggested they might have been caused by construction work for the South Island Line. Minor cracks and imperfections ... repairs, the company said. It said the excavation had not triggered any problems that affected railway safety. The South Island Line, to link Southern district to the MTR network, is to open next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528862/concrete-cracks-part-and-parcel-railway-lines-mtr-corp-says

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