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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Cost of high speed rail link swells to HK$80b in light of two-year delay

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com MTR is adding HK$13 billion to price tag following announcement of two-year delay, says lawmaker, and he claims estimate is optimistic High-speed rail link cost put at HK$80b The delay in the construction of the cross-border e ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

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

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

    ... the building of the new railways to the MTR Corp in the light of the current delays to its projects, Cheung said it was too early to tell. But he noted: "If [the projects were] built and run ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Light rail services halted for two hours due to equipment failure

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 10:40am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Third time in two months that electrical failure disrupted train services Light rail services across eight stations in the Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai areas ... "There have been many problems [with the Light Rail] recently," said one passenger, after the incident. "But I'm not going to stop using it. We residents of Tin Shui Wai don't ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Light-rail fire adds to MTR's troubles

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 05:07pm by Ada Lee, Clifford Lo

    ... Ada Lee and Clifford Lo Blaze comes one day after five-hour shutdown on Tseung Kwan O line; bosses face questions over use of contractors for maintenance Light-rail fire adds to MTR's troubles The MTR suffered its second setback in 24 hours yesterday when one of its light-rail trains burst into flames, sparking the evacuation of 160 rush-hour passengers. The incident, in Tin ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRANSPORT

    Macau's U-turn over light rail fails to stem criticism

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:19am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Delayed and over-budget project's re-routing by government does little to enhance its reputation Macau's U-turn over light rail fails to stem criticism Macau chief executive Fernando Chui Sai-on has bowed to public pressure and the Macau Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) over a light rail project. During his policy address on November ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR steps up escalator safety campaign

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by Jessie Lau

    ... The MTR has also launched a light-hearted video on escalator safety, which will be played across the network. The video features a range of people appearing at a Hollywood-style awards ceremony ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Taxi operators may get green light for fuel surcharge

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Government to study surcharge as way round controversy over fare rises, which benefit vehicles’ owners rather than the drivers Taxis may get green light for fuel levy The government is planning to study the feasibility of imposing fuel surcharges on taxi passengers, undersecretary for transport and housing Yau Shing-mu said yesterday. In a Legislative ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Government probes vehicle-hire apps

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Patsy Moy

    ... came in the week US-based Uber launched its private-hire service in the city. But much of the concern yesterday focused on apps that allowed passengers to book a ride in a light-goods vehicle. ... of light-goods vehicles. Under the ordinance, it is an offence to "solicit or attempt to solicit any person for hire or reward" to travel in such a vehicle. The penalty is a fine of up ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    More delays for MTR passengers just hours after lightning sparked chaos on West Rail line

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Danny Mok, Ada Lee

    ... disruptions in recent months. In May, the government warned that bosses at the corporation that they could face pay cuts if services continued to suffer. The Observatory reported 6,207 lighting ...

  10. Business - Commodities - TRANSPORT

    Melting Arctic ice paves the way for South Korean oil hub

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by BLOOM

    ... the Northern Sea Route, while six made the voyage in 2012, according to consultant IHS Maritime. The tankers carried naphtha and ultra-light crude known as condensate. "The Northern Sea Route ...




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