Hong Kong high-speed raili

Latest news, in-depth features and opinion on Hong Kong's high-speed rail service, which runs from West Kowloon to Shenzhen and Guangzhou in mainland China.


Commission of inquiry may have ruled that Sha Tin-Central link will be safe to use, but the railway giant has to be held accountable and punished along with the contractor responsible for shoddy works

Stations are being turned into battlegrounds amid increasing violence and, despite services returning to normal fairly quickly, some people are thinking twice about going by train.

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Resumption of services from Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau will not clash with commuters during the morning rush hour, MTR Corp’s head of cross-boundary operations says.

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority has put up for tender a property to be developed into three commercial buildings with office, retail, dining and entertainment components.


Falling demand and strong competition from other modes of transport, especially high-speed rail link, signal end of service after more than 110 years of operation.

The area is set to see new office buildings open in the next few years, including the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) Tower – new home to the Asian headquarters of auction house Phillips.

The cuts are another example of how policymakers are pressuring the nation’s biggest state-owned financial groups to reduce salaries and costs to support China’s recovery from the pandemic.

Judicial review raised debate on whether decisions made by nation’s top legislative body were binding on Hong Kong even without a formal interpretation of the Basic Law.

Lawmaker questions security at West Kowloon terminus and accuses MTR of cover-up after incident which happened in early December comes to light. Transport chief says man missed his stop at Shenzhen North but handed himself in to police after leaving station through emergency exit.

Rail giant estimates Hung Hom-Admiralty section of Sha Tin-Central rail link will be delayed until early 2022 from previously revised fourth quarter of 2021.