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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR jams caused by local workers, not mainland tourists, says government adviser

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:04am by Ada Lee

    ... Hong Kong] has risen by more than 100,000 over the past two years," executive councillor Cheung Chi-kong said. Cheung, who was speaking during a forum yesterday, said people who blamed mainland visitors for the city's crowded trains were reaching the "wrong conclusion". Hong Kong's unemployment rate stands at only 3.1 per cent. Government documents showed ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR redesign in HK$4.1 billion plan to display relics at rail link

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by Fanny W. Y. Fung and Olga Wong

    ... The future To Kwa Wan MTR station will be redesigned to accommodate archaeological finds up to 1,000 years old under the government's latest heritage conservation proposal. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Worry over high-speed rail contingency fund

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 06:45am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... 10 per cent more than the original estimate, according to the MTR. It is expected to be completed in 2017. But Professor Chau Kwong-wing, head of the University of Hong Kong's Department ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Open Sha Tin-Central rail link in stages, lawmaker says

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 04:58am by TIMMY SUNG, FANNY FUNG, S HIRLEY ZHAO

    ... The MTR's 10-station Sha Tin-Central Link could be opened in stages to get around project delays caused by the discovery of thousands of relics in To Kwa Wan, where one of the stops is being built, a lawmaker says. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR West Island Line to open by end of year- but will skip Sai Ying Pun

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 06:09pm by TIMMY SUNG

    ... with Kennedy Town and University of Hong Kong stations, at the end of December," the MTR's acting chief executive Lincoln Leong said. He said an exact date for the line's opening would ... discount machines near the station, if they then board at the Sheung Wan or University of Hong Kong stations. The promotion will continue until the Sai Ying Pun station opens. Commuters will also ...

  6. 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

    ... Hong Kong Island north of the current line, Southern District, Tung Chung, Tuen Mun, Hung Shui Kiu and planned new towns in the northeastern New Territories region of Kwu Tung. The most ... consultation in May last year. Both the timetable and cost projections are at preliminary stages. On Hong Kong Island, a new South Island line (West) will extend railway coverage to Aberdeen, Wah Fu, ...

  7. News - China - TRANSPORT

    High-speed rail opens up line of prosperity

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:04am by He Huifeng

    ... Delta, Hong Kong and Fujian province. More than 21.4 million people live in the areas of Chaozhou and Shantou (known collectively as Chaoshan). Many Hongkongers, including Hong Kong ... per cent rise in the number of tourists from Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta. Authorities have not provided any official estimates on the project's cost, but mainland media estimate ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Legislators warned high-speed rail project could face further delay

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 04:13am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... "If the construction costs rise further because of politics at Legco, it would not be in the interest of Hong Kong people. There would be an even bigger problem if the construction was forced ...

  9. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    Shares suspended in train makers China CNR and CSR amid merger talk

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 05:42am by Chim Sau Wai

    ... two biggest train makers China CNR and CSR as well as their listed subsidiaries were suspended from trading yesterday in both Hong Kong and on the mainland, triggering expectations ... said in stock exchange filings. Shares of CSR's indirect subsidiaries, including Hong Kong-listed Zhuzhou CSR Times Electric, Shanghai-listed Zhuzhou Times New Material Technology ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Tourist coaches and cabs hit a red light in Discovery Bay

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 06:07am by SARAH KARACS, ALEC CHEUNG

    ... and ferry services, increasing our residents' options. "As businesses on Hong Kong Island start investing more resources in Discovery Bay, we aim to turn it into the top Hong Kong travel ... and that it was the government that decided on tunnel tolls. But not all residents were unhappy. "It has been difficult travelling between Discovery Bay and Hong Kong Island. The taxis will make our lives a lot ...




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