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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    New tram boss Emmanuel Vivant loves ring of made-in-Hong Kong label

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by Ada Lee

    ... lived in the city for two years, said. "It's very unique and it's probably the last manufacturing facility standing on Hong Kong Island." Other cities in Asia had even spoken ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com New tram boss loves ring of made-in-HK label The "ding ding" sound may be an iconic feature of Hong Kong Island's streets, but the signature trams ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Drivers of dirty vehicles face losing licences as new pollution-busting machines are unveiled

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... standard in force when the car was new, the drivers will be told to drive their cars to designated centres for a test that will cost them HK$310. Mok said Hong Kong's roadside air pollution ... Sum-yin, chief executive of the Clean Air Network, welcomed the scheme but urged the government to roll out mandatory testing schemes for all polluting commercial vehicles. Hong Kong choked on its ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    South Island Line faces more costly delays

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:36am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com MTR Corporation says long-awaited line will not be ready until late 2016- a year behind schedule South Island Line faces more costly delays The long wait for a railway to the south of Hong Kong Island will get even longer, with the opening of the South Island Line pushed back a further six months, the MTR Corporation announced yesterday. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Medieval well may be moved from To Kwa Wan station construction site

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:46am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Development minister Paul Chan Mo-po dropped the strongest hint yet that the government will take the cheapest option and move a medieval well which has delayed progress on the under-construction To Kwa Wan MTR station. ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. 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 ...




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