A security guard cycles through the new Tate’s Cairn Tunnel, in 1991. Photo: SCMP

How Hong Kong got the Tate’s Cairn Tunnel

  • The tunnel opened in 1991, with 39,000 vehicles passing through its 4km in the first 21 hours of service
  • The multibillion-dollar project cut travel time from Sha Tin to Central from an hour to 25 minutes
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A security guard cycles through the new Tate’s Cairn Tunnel, in 1991. Photo: SCMP
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