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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Parallel-goods trading activity remains low in Sheung Shui

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... the Sheung Shui MTR station said their stocks of infant formula had regained stability since earlier this month. Local mothers now have no problem securing the milk powder at a reasonable price ... shui front Predictions that the parallel-goods trading activities in Sheung Shui would pick up again once the Lunar New Year period ended proved false yesterday. In the vicinity of the Sheung ...

  2. Revamp of Sheung Wan MTR station begins

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Major construction work at Sheung Wan MTR station has started as part of the West Island Line project, which will extend the Island line to Kennedy Town. Three-quarters of the station will be closed until the end of the year. The pedestrian route for passengers using Exit E in the east concourse will be changed from tomorrow. The concourse is being enlarged to handle ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    45 arrested for breaking milk formula quota

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... one person was caught with two sachets of milk powder totalling 2.4kg. Travellers were earlier seen outside Sheung Shui train station repackaging cartons of baby formula in an apparent attempt ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR services disrupted for two hours between Admiralty and Sheung Wan

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by JENNIFER NGO AND ADA LEE

    ... stranded between Admiralty and Sheung Wan in the morning rush hour yesterday when a ventilation duct cover came loose and blocked the tunnel. Service on the Island Line between the two stations ... of people left Admiralty station. The MTR Corporation provided a free shuttle bus from Admiralty to Central and Sheung Wan until services returned to normal at 10.20am. It also advised Central-bound ...

  5. Race against time to reopen MTR station

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com MTR engineers and managers are in a race against time to reopen Sheung Wan station in time for tomorrow morning's rush hour as work continues- often ... the station closure- the first time since Sheung Wan started service in 1986. Despite repeated assurances from the MTR Corp, some have raised fears of a scenario in which the train service remains ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Passengers balk at new MTR weight limit

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... at Sheung Shui station said they were unhappy about the inconvenience and having to wait in the queue while MTR employees weighed bags one by one. "Hongkongers are killing their own city," ... an hour were stopped at the Sheung Shui station gate because their bags exceeded either the weight or dimension limit, the South China Morning Post observed. Some bags were as heavy as 45kg. One ...

  7. Peak-hour glitch shuts MTR stations

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... The fault occurred in a signal system at Sheung Wan at 5.40pm, closing that station. Services from Admiralty to Sheung Wan also had to be suspended. Train frequency between Chai Wan and Admiralty ... left the stations during the stoppage, jamming streets and buses. ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    MTR has strengthened baggage limit enforcement on cross-border trains

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... strengthen the by-laws inspection unit team next month. At Sheung Shui station, large signage is in place to remind passengers not to carry bulky luggage. Additional barriers are installed ... MTR monitoring stations to enforce baggage limits We would like to thank your reader Candy Tam for her letter about people travelling with bulky items on the MTR ("MTR cannot keep ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Staff and Agencies

    ... of parallel traders at stations in the northeastern New Territories. The 32 kg limit, to be enforced using electronic scales, will be focused on four stations near the border with Shenzhen- Sheung Shui, Fanling, Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau. Sheung Shui was the scene of large-scale protests against the traders, who are accused of pushing up prices and putting infrastructure under strain ...

  10. Taxi groups split on push for fixed-price routes

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu A group of New Territories taxi associations has urged the government to set up two fixed-price services from the airport to Sheung Shui and Lok Ma Chau to help boost business ... $320 from Chek Lap Kok to Sheung Shui. Mr Wong said a fixed price would set the fares lower. Opponents of the proposal said having fixed fares would be like dumping the metering system. ...




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