For the week-long break, which started on National Day on October 1, on average about 73,000 commuters took the rail link each day. Photo: Dickson Lee

Has cross-border high-speed rail created new pool of visitors to Hong Kong as ‘golden week’ arrivals jump 20 per cent?

Data shows traffic at major checkpoints largely unchanged over seven-day holiday, but visitor numbers rise to 1.5 million

Topic |   Hong Kong high-speed rail

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For the week-long break, which started on National Day on October 1, on average about 73,000 commuters took the rail link each day. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Cannix Yau

Cannix Yau

Cannix joined the Post in 2014 after many years in journalism and some years working for legislators. She is interested in issues related to social justice and won SOPA's Excellence in Reporting Award in 2005.