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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Surprise new MTR line planned for Kwun Tong

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by FANNY FUNG, Phila Siu

    ... the geographical challenges would make it impossible. The planned East Kowloon Line was not one of the routes included in a public consultation last year, but with an estimated cost of HK$27.5 billion, ... at Anderson Road and Anderson Road quarry, in Sau Mau Ping. Nearly 18,000 public flats and 7,500 private flats will be built, bringing an additional population of 73,000 by 2026 to an area now home ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Coastal Tsuen Wan-Tuen Mun railway not worth the cost, minister says

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... not be able to establish economic or financial benefits," Cheung said yesterday. "I know there are some disappointed people in the districts. They are very concerned about whether the West ...

  3. 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

    ... feedback during public consultation and examining further the transport needs of the Kwun Tong north area". His bureau arrived at the Railway Development Strategy 2014 after a public ...

  4. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    MTR wins contract for Sydney rail link

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:54am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... Australia's largest public transport project, which is worth A$8.3 billion in total. The contract awarded to the consortium by the government of the state of New South Wales was an "operations, ... Chartered, HSBC Holdings, ING, Plenary Group said. The Sydney contract is a public-private partnership covering the major parts of the design, construction and financing of the North West Rail Link, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR director rules out pay cut for failing managers

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung MTR director rules out pay cut for failing managers Making senior management pay for the delay in the high-speed cross-border rail project won't make the MTR more accountable to the public, a key non-executive director of the train corporation told the South China Morning Post. Instead, Frederick Ma Si-hang, who heads an independent committee ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Disabled woman angry over mistreatment by KMB driver

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by SARAH KARACS

    ... left the bus. The Equal Opportunities Commission is campaigning to make certain access requirements- like low-floor buses- a standard provision on public transport. Senior officer Mariana Law ... system." He said that the Equal Opportunities Commission "cared more about the infrastructure than educating the public" and recommended the Transport Bureau also take responsibility ...

  7. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    China to offer 300 billion yuan of railway contracts until end of the year

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:33am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... for people's livelihood and economic development," said Yang Liang, chief financial officer of China Railway Group. Yu Tengqun, secretary of the board of directors of the state-owned railway firm, ...

  8. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Smooth ride for MTR in London

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:14am by SIULAN LAW

    ... The Overground was named London's public transport operator of the year in 2011 and 2012. Having passed the test of the London Olympics in 2012, when passenger numbers were 25 per cent higher than ... public transport authority, to award MTR the new Crossrail contract came as further recognition of this superior performance. The Crossrail line, dubbed the biggest construction project in Europe ...

  9. News - China - TRANSPORT

    China sets the pace on bike sharing

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

    ... Bloomberg In seven years the mainland has gone from no public bicycles to 650,000 as it tackles pollution China sets pace on bike sharing Back in the summer of 1965, a group of self-styled ... As the craze swept east, China grew dominant, but India struggled. In seven years, China, the world's most populous nation, went from no public bikes to 650,000- dwarfing France's fleet ...

  10. 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

    ... amount to thousands of official vehicles from August 6 to 21 as world leaders gather in the Chinese capital for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation’s third senior officials’ meeting. "To ... and governmental offices and municipal state-run enterprises would stop running,” an official government notice said. The notice also urged Beijing residents to take public transport, cycle or walk instead ...




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