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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR chief Jay Walder to exit a year early in wake of cross-border rail link delay

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:04pm by Ada Lee

    ... of the delay as soon as possible, suggesting an upcoming Legislative Council meeting later that month. But no announcement was made at that meeting, even though Chew appeared to have become ... with [the project]. But I have totally failed," Chew wrote in another e-mail to the general manager, also in November. "As you know, many of our planned targets and production rates have ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR faces HK$15m fine over Yuen Long derailment

    Posted May 18th 2013, 06:38pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... accident," he said. "It's of great concern to the MTR. I apologise to everyone." Walder said the company would also report the matter to the Legislative Council on Friday. The operator had conducted special inspections of 19 other light-rail carriages from the same production batch as the one that derailed and all were deemed safe, an MTR spokeswoman said. The batch ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Proposed MTR fare hike may be halved, says Michael Tien

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... by 3.2 per cent in June. The formula takes into account changes in the consumer price index and wages in the transport sector. The sum of the two increases is divided by two, and a productivity ... profit of HK$14.7 billion for 2011. Some critics have suggested giving the Executive Council the final say over the rate of increase, while the government has promised that the new formula ...

  4. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Iron silk road delivers trade edge

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... provided a short cut for transporting made-in-China products to Europe since the service was launched on July 18. It is part of a growing trend, with an increasing number of manufacturers ... products and leather goods produced in the provinces of Henan, Shandong, Fujian, Zhejiang and Guangdong. Before the freight train began running, manufacturers and logistics companies had ...

  5. Business - Economy - TRANSPORT

    Fast track to big economic benefits

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... raising productivity," the report said. Take, for example, the 2,298-kilometre Beijing-Guangzhou service, one the world's longest high-speed rail lines, which opened in December last ... together as a return trip within a day will be within reach." Ollivier said the resulting economic exchanges, accessibility and productivity gains would be significant and extend beyond ...

  6. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    China's port operators to increase rail links to inland cities

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Ho Lap-kee, executive director of the Hong Kong Shippers' Council, said that "so far the Chinese government has not given containerised rail a priority". But he added ... their products to Europe rather than relying solely on ocean freight where transit times had lengthened as lines cut ship speeds to save fuel and money. ...



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