The 4,677ft Lion Rock Tunnel linking Sha Tin and Kowloon, soon after its opening. Pictures: SCMPThe 4,677ft Lion Rock Tunnel linking Sha Tin and Kowloon, soon after its opening. Pictures: SCMP
The 4,677ft Lion Rock Tunnel linking Sha Tin and Kowloon, soon after its opening. Pictures: SCMP

How Hong Kong built the Lion Rock Tunnel – reports from our archives

The 4,677ft tunnel that links Kowloon and Sha Tin opened in 1967 after a 23-month dig that averaged seven feet a day

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The 4,677ft Lion Rock Tunnel linking Sha Tin and Kowloon, soon after its opening. Pictures: SCMPThe 4,677ft Lion Rock Tunnel linking Sha Tin and Kowloon, soon after its opening. Pictures: SCMP
The 4,677ft Lion Rock Tunnel linking Sha Tin and Kowloon, soon after its opening. Pictures: SCMP
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