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  1. News - Hong Kong

    South Island Line reaches first major milestone

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 07:16pm

    ... Island Line (East) project was reached on Monday with a ceremony marking the structural completion of the Ocean Park Station, the first of five stations on the new line. Jay Walder, CEO of the MTR Corporation said the new rail line would unlock the south side of the island by providing a new transport connection in a fraction of the time of road access. The journey time from ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Technology keeps MTR line on track

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com New techniques mean 30pc of civil works on South Island east are done Technology keeps MTR line on track More than a third of the civil works for the new South Island Line (east) have been completed, the MTR said - with some help from new technology. The eastern section of the South Island Line which links Admiralty, Ocean Park, Wong Chuk Hang, Lei Tung ...

  3. ISLAND'S new frontier

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sheung Wan may be the end of the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) line- for the moment- but together with Western district, it's the shape of things to come on Hong Kong Island. The extension of the Island line is due to open in 2014, extending further west to Kennedy Town, and will link with a new interchange at University. From there, in time, the MTR will run south ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Wan Chai could get three more stations as part of MTR shake-up

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee and Jennifer Ngo

    ... Ada Lee and Jennifer Ngo District could get three new stations and trains might no longer run the length of Island Line Wan Chai at centre of rail expansion Three stations would be built in or close to Wan Chai if a proposal to construct a new rail line is adopted to ease congestion. Under one of two options, trains would cease running the full length of the MTR's Island Line. ...

  5. Funding approved for West Island Line

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Construction of the MTR's West Island Line is to begin next month after lawmakers approved HK$12.25 billion for the project. Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng said the project was expected to create about 3,000 jobs. Construction is expected to be completed by 2012. ...

  6. Island Lodge set for launch

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Swire to market North Point residential project in September Island Lodge, a North Point residential development due for completion in early 2009, will be marketed in September, according ... foot. Units with sea views reached HK$15,000 per square foot when the project was launched in 2005. Island Lodge is the latest residential project developed by Swire Properties after ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 5, 2012

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Projects focus on pouring concrete Living Lamma has been lobbying for community improvements on Lamma Island for the last four years. Standard design and procedures often block action to clean up an area or make it look nice. As Markus Shaw pointed out ("The government must stop 'improving' our countryside", October 30), district minor works are indeed ...

  8. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On government's plan to build flats that could house 100,000 more people in Tung Chung: Yi Long- There are always possibilities for more transport links and the [main] road is still usually empty. You can add a few more boats and buses if needed. The ...

  9. Low priority for South Island Line

    Posted Feb 13th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The long-awaited South Island Line project ranks fourth in urgency on the government's railway development agenda because a study foresees no major traffic growth in the coming 15 years, a senior official said yesterday. The MTR extension, to connect Admiralty and Ap Lei Chau, had been ranked behind the West Island Line, Hong Kong-Guangzhou-Shenzhen express link ...

  10. Deal struck on West Island rail line

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Councillors reach compromise with MTR Corp on 3km extension The MTR Corporation and district councillors have settled their differences over the planned West Island line, held up ... site in Ka Wai Man Road is about 600 metres from the planned Kennedy Town station, one of three on the 3km extension to the Island line from Sheung Wan. But the chartered surveyor and executive ...




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