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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Western Harbour Crossing tolls to go up

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Western tunnel to raise tolls by up to HK$12 The Western Harbour Crossing will increase its tolls by amounts ranging from HK$2 to HK$12 from New Year's Day. ... per cent. Private cars will have to pay HK$55 to cross the harbour via the western tunnel, a HK$5 rise. Motorcycles will pay HK$25, HK$2 more. The biggest increase, HK$12, ...

  2. Tolls at indebted western tunnel go up tomorrow

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel- already chronic- is expected to worsen when tolls for drivers taking the underused, debt-ridden Western Harbour Tunnel rise tomorrow. ... in the western tunnel by about 5 per cent, raise traffic flow by 1 per cent at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel and push up usage of the Eastern Harbour Tunnel by 2 per cent. Under its franchise, the operators ...

  3. Higher tolls at Western Harbour Tunnel prompt fare rises on four minibus routes

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The fares for four minibus routes that go through the Western Harbour Tunnel will increase by 70 cents to HK$1 from January 23, a response to the partial removal of toll ... the current fares.' He said it was ridiculous to continue pushing more cars to use the already jam-packed government-run Cross-Harbour Tunnel because its tolls were cheaper than those charged ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Drivers facing three more years of jams in Cross-Harbour Tunnel

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 12:01am by Ada Lee and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... drivers face three more years of jams Drivers will have to put up with at least three more years of jams in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel after the government shelved plans to redistribute traffic ... Chai and Central will open, increasing the capacity of the Western Harbour Tunnel. The decision follows public consultation on a 2010 report which suggested increasing tolls in the Hung Hom ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Action soon on plan to cut congestion at Cross-Harbour Tunnel

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Hong Kong Tunnel Company, for any loss in revenue. But the source said there were no plans for the trial to include the third harbour tunnel- the privately run Western Harbour Crossing ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Action soon on plan to cut tunnel congestion Plans for a one-year trial aimed at cutting congestion in the Cross-Harbour Tunnel will be published for public ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour 'clean enough' without HK$30b sewage treatment upgrade

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... only marginal improvements to water quality in western Victoria Harbour and bring little benefit to near-shore pollution. They said the priority was to cut off improperly connected pipes ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Harbour 'doesn't need' sewage upgrade Hong Kong does not need a controversial HK$30 billion upgrade of its centralised wastewater ...

  7. Lower tolls set for the Eastern and Western harbour tunnels

    Posted Dec 09th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Eastern and Western harbour tunnels are lowering their tolls to $20 and $30, respectively, for private cars and taxis during the WTO ministerial conference next week. The reductions, announced by the two companies yesterday, will help ease congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, which links Kowloon to Wan Chai, during the meeting from Tuesday to December 18. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Plans for toll rises to cut queues at Cross-Harbour Tunnel revealed

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... at tunnel revealed Three options for toll increases at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel have been proposed that could ease peak-hour congestion by up to 40 per cent. The options were detailed in a government consultation document released yesterday. All three would mean toll increases at the jammed Cross-Harbour Tunnel, from Hung Hom to Causeway Bay, and toll cuts at the Eastern Harbour ...

  9. Western Harbour tunnel to increase tolls

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Western Harbour Crossing will raise gazetted tolls by more than 15 per cent from Monday, but motorists will not pay more immediately. The Western Harbour Tunnel Company said ... and the company yesterday, follows recent increases by other tunnel operators and brought renewed calls by legislators for a halt to the spiralling costs. Tolls have also increased at the Eastern Harbour ...

  10. Same tolls for tunnels can ease cross-harbour congestion

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ('Transport minister rejects tunnels buyout', October 25). This is despite the fact that congestion at the Cross-Harbour Tunnel has been a problem for decades. The Western Harbour Tunnel ... cross-harbour tunnels. Our government came up with an agreement that favoured the Western crossing operators. Therefore, the Western Harbour Tunnel Company does not have to try to attract more traffic ...




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