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Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link

Old habits die hard in rural road row

What Tsoi Yuen villagers have suffered makes a great human interest story. Two years ago, their houses were flattened to make way for a cross-border high-speed railway link. They stayed united and vowed to rebuild a new village elsewhere. With government compensation and the help of the Heung Yee Kuk, the powerful rural affairs body, they thought their new homes would be ready by now.

Thursday, 21 March, 2013, 2:50am

Paper talk

Cracks have been found in dozens of village houses at Pat Heung, Yuen Long, probably caused by the drilling and blasting involved in excavating tunnels for the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link.

16 Mar 2013 - 2:40am

Rail project still up in the air

Uncertainly hangs over the launch date for high-speed train services between Guangzhou and Shenzhen after months of delay amid rumours of mounting safety concerns.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Workers killed on HK rail link

Two workers were killed and 14 others were buried when the steel frame of a tunnel being built for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed rail link collapsed.

Workers were reinforcing the tunnel's walls in Huanggang Park in the Futian district of Shenzhen on Thursday morning when the frame buckled, reports said.

3 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

MTR takes its tried and tested construction model to Shenzhen

The MTR Corporation is looking to turn the mainland's heavily subsidised railways into a profitable business with the launch of its first metro line in Shenzhen yesterday.

17 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Activists bound over for damaging fences

22 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Villagers protest against express rail link

Residents of Tsoi Yuen village in Shek Kong met Undersecretary for Transport and Housing Yau Shing-mu yesterday to object to land resumption in the area to make way for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link.

13 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Workers stranded in Guangzhou unable to obtain permits for tours

Migrant workers stranded in Guangzhou by the transport chaos before the Lunar New Year did not join discount tours to Hong Kong because travel-permit applications had to be made in their hometowns, China Travel Service said yesterday.

14 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Lawmakers angry at indecision on express rail link

Lawmakers attacked the government yesterday for its lack of progress in building a long-awaited express railway line to link Hong Kong and Guangzhou.

6 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

STOPS ALONG ROUTE TO DOMINATE TALKS

The government will push ahead with finalising the route for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong express rail link immediately after the National People's Congress next month, sources say.

A government source said yesterday the routing would be a key subject of the next round of negotiations with mainland authorities following a recent consensus over the technology.

26 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

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