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  1. Tunnel makes life easier

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Ip Discovery Bay's accessibility has improved dramatically with the completion of the tunnel to Sunny Bay. Also, 24-hour buses to the airport make Discovery Bay popular with pilots- some 700 pilots from Cathay Pacific and Dragonair call it home. Other developments include the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Express Line and the future Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, which ...

  2. Light at the end of through-train tunnel

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Christopher Cheung Wah-fung, the chairman of Christfund Securities, the biggest mainland brokerage in Hong Kong, expects the on-again, off-again plan to allow mainland investors to invest directly in Hong Kong stocks to materialise this summe ...

  3. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Link spanning Pearl River Delta from Shenzhen to Zhongshan approved

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Bridge and tunnel spanning 55km will cut travel time from Shenzhen to Zhongshan on western side of river to less than 30 minutes Pearl delta super link finally wins approval Guangdong authorities have finally approved a 55-kilometre bridge-and-tunnel project to provide Shenzhen a direct route to the western side of the Pearl River Delta. ...

  4. Tunnel bid could sink cross-delta bridge plan

    Posted Feb 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Underwater link between Zhongshan and Shenzhen backed by Guangdong An underwater tunnel between Zhongshan and Shenzhen has been endorsed by the Guangdong ... into the feasibility and funding of the tunnel, but were waiting to gauge the central government's reaction to the project- even though Beijing's approval is not needed- and its decision ...

  5. Bridge: ask the public?

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should the government consult the public on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge - for instance, whether there should be a road or rail link, a tunnel instead of reclamation on Lantau, and on the impact of the project on the environment and population? Share your views: write to us. ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Western tunnel toll increase defies logic I read with interest the report ('Toll rises see western tunnel traffic drop 10pc', August 3) following the toll increase at the weekend. The increase was ostensibly to raise revenue for the Western Harbour Tunnel Company so that it can service its debt. Clearly, those managers responsible for determining toll levels ...

  7. Smugglers busted using cross-border pipe

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai An elaborate smuggling syndicate which used a tunnel stretching for more than half a kilometre across the border with the mainland has been busted by a cross-border ... goods believed to be bound for the mainland. According to Shenzhen customs officers, the gang had dug a tunnel 12cm wide and 600 metres long at a depth of 6 metres, and had evaded regular border ...

  8. Congestion fee best way to clear roads

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... need to take to them. It is a model Hong Kong's government refuses to implement despite serious congestion on access roads leading to the Cross Harbour Tunnel and deteriorating conditions ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... per cent thought it was not working well in Hong Kong. Macau plans cross-harbour tunnel A cross-harbour tunnel project is back on the Macau government's agenda after being shelved ...

  10. A bridge too far?

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of everyone in every car coming into Hong Kong? Before we rush headlong into this project, we should at least study other options. Instead of a bridge, would a tunnel not achieve the same goal? A tunnel will certainly be less damaging to the marine environment. A train tunnel will also have less impact on Hong Kong's transport system. And it will be less likely to have to be closed ...




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