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23 August 2018Operating arrangements announced for Hong Kong Section of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link
25 July 2017Government announces co-location arrangement
9 July 2017Transcript of remarks by CE (Chinese only)
9 July 2017CE views XRL train delivered to Hong Kong
6 July 2016Transcript of remarks by STH 2
6 July 2016Transcript of remarks by STH 1 (Chinese only)
6 July 2016THB responds to LegCo Select Committee Report on XRL Hong Kong Section
4 May 2016Transcript of remarks by STH on Express Rail Link project
3 May 2016THB responds to media enquiries on train schedule of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link
25 April 2016THB responds to media enquiries on Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link
29 February 2016Transcript of remarks by STH on Hong Kong Section of the XRL project
29 February 2016Transcript of remarks by STH on Hong Kong Section of the XRL project
27 February 2016Transcript of remarks by STH on additional funding application of XRL project (Chinese only)
2 February 2016Transcript of remarks by STH on Express Rail Link project
2 February 2016Transcript of remarks by STH on Express Rail Link project
29 December 2015THB clarifies news report on XRL short-haul stations
13 December 2015LegCo Subcommittee on Matters Relating to Railways visits construction site of West Kowloon Station of HK Section of Express Link (with photos)
27 July 2015LegCo Members' visit to pedestrian connection facilities between West Kowloon Station of Express Rail Link and adjoining developments (with photos)
30 June 2015Transcript of STH's meet-the-media session on XRL Hong Kong Section (1)
30 June 2015Transcript of STH's meet-the-media session on XRL Hong Kong Section (2)
30 January 2015THB responds to Report of XRL Hong Kong Section Independent Expert Panel
30 January 2015Report of XRL Hong Kong Section Independent Expert Panel released
15 December 2014CE receives XRL Hong Kong Section Independent Expert Panel report
2 November 2014Transcript of remarks by STH
11 August 2014THB's response to media enquiries
16 July 2014Government's response to first Report by Independent Board Committee on Express Rail Link
19 May 2014Transcript of remarks by STH at media session
19 May 2014The opening remark of STH at the Special meeting of the Subcommittee on Matters Relating to Railways (Chinese version only)
16 May 2014Acting CE speaks on appointment of Independent Expert Panel (with video)
16 May 2014Mr Justice Hartmann to head XRL HK section Independent Expert Panel
8 May 2014Transcript of remarks by STH at media session
8 May 2014Transcript of remarks by STH at media session
3 May 2014Transcript of remarks by STH at media session
3 May 2014Transcript of remarks by STH at media session
2 May 2014THB's response to media enquiries on the independent expert panel to examine the delay of the works of the Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL Hong Kong Section)
28 April 2014LegCo Subcommittee on Matters Relating to Railways visits construction site of XRL West Kowloon Station (with photos)
28 April 2014THB's response to media enquiries on XRL West Kowloon Station
16 April 2014Transcript of remarks by STH at media session (Chinese version only)
24 January 2011Government had not recovered Choi Yuen Tsuen's structures by force up to now
18 January 2011Phase I works of Express Rail Link at Choi Yuen Tsuen to commence soon
11 January 2011Over 80% of land in Choi Yuen Tsuen recovered
24 November 2010LC Urgent Question: Land resumption at Choi Yuen Tsuen
19 November 2010Government regrets over obstructions to clearance operation at Choi Yuen Tsuen
18 November 2010Press release: Land resumption at Choi Yuen Tsuen to be conducted in a humane way
16 November 2010Affected Choi Yuen Tsuen farmer consented to land resumption
4 November 2010Phased clearance at Choi Yuen Tsuen completed smoothly
5 May 2010Government approves rehousing assistance applications from XRL affected villagers
4 March 2010TD's response on temporary traffic arrangements for the construction of the Hong Kong Section of the XRL project
28 February 2010Deadline for the registration in Choi Yuen Tsuen (Chinese vesion only)
22 February 2010Agricultural resite policy allows farmers to live in clusters
15 February 2010THB approves rehousing assistance applications from XRL affected villagers
29 January 2010Transcript of USTH's remarks on Express Rail Link (Chinese version only)
18 January 2010Government meets Choi Yuen Tsuen villagers to explain compensation packages
18 January 2010Transcript of STH's remarks on Express Rail Link
16 January 2010STH's transcript on the Express Rail Link (Chinese only)
16 January 2010Financial Committee endorses rail funding
20 October 2009ExCo approves implementation of high-speed rail link
22 April 2008Green light for local section of Express Rail Link
 
7 September 2018Pre-sales of Tickets for High Speed Rail (Hong Kong Section) will Commence on 10 September
2 September 2018Visitors Enjoy Fun and Memorable Experiences at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station Public Open Days
23 August 2018High Speed Rail Service Operated by MTR Corporation Starts on 23 September 2018
23 August 2018Hong Kong West Kowloon Station Public Open Days Free Ticket Distribution on Saturday
16 August 2018Smooth Completion of Trial Operation marks New Milestone for Service Commencement of High Speed Rail (Hong Kong Section)
26 July 2018New Cross-boundary Railway Service Brings Brand New Travelling Experience to Passengers
18 July 2018MTR Conducts High Speed Rail Joint Exercises With Emergency Services
17 July 2018Hong Kong West Kowloon Station of High Speed Rail as New Gateway to Mainland China
23 June 2018High Speed Rail Exercise on Passenger Journey Simukation
15 June 2018The MTR Corporation Welcomes the Passage of the Co-location Bill by the Legislative Council
28 May 2018MTR Completed Investigation on the 3rd April Incident at Express Rail Link Shek Kong Stabling Sidings
26 May 2018Student Artists Showcase Talent on “My Vision of The High Speed Rail” at Hong Kong West Kowloon Station
5 May 2018Hundreds of Trees Planted at High Speed Rail Station to provide a Green Oasis in the community
14 April 2018High Speed Rail Roving Exhibitions Showcase an Incredible New Cross-boundary Travel Experience
1 April 2018High Speed Rail Exercise on Passenger Journey Simulation
23 March 2018Completion of Main Works of Express Rail Link Project and Announcement of High Speed Rail Train name
23 March 2018Hong Kong High Speed Rail Trains to be Named "動感號 Vibrant Express"
25 January 2018Join the High Speed Rail Train Naming Competition and Win Wonderful Prizes
15 December 2017Structural Works for Major Roads in West Kowloon Substantially Completed under Express Rail Link Project
13 September 2017Express Rail Link (XRL) Train Open Days
25 July 2017The MTR Corporation Welcomes the Government’s Announcement on the Proposed Co-location Arrangement
9 July 2017Third High-Speed Train for the Express Rail Link Arrives in Hong Kong via Huanggang
23 September 2016First High-Speed Train for the Express Rail Link Arrived in Hong Kong
6 July 2016MTR Corporation Rejects Allegation made by Select Committee
3 June 2016UK Minister of State for Transport Rides on MTR’s Airport Express and Visits Works Site of West Kowloon Station of Express Rail Link
1 February 2016MTR Independent Shareholders Approve XRL Agreement and Special Dividend
13 December 2015Breakthrough of 26-km Tunnels Marks New Milestone For Express Rail Link Project
30 November 2015MTR Signs Agreement with Government on Proposed Arrangements on Additional Funding for Completion of XRL Project
23 March 2015Successful Completion of all Drill-and-Blast Tunnel Excavation For Express Rail Link Project
30 January 2015Report of the Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link Independent Expert Panel
26 November 2014Excavation of the Mai Po to Ngau Tam Mei Tunnels of the Express Rail Link Project Successfully Completed
28 October 2014MTR Board of Directors Accepts Recommendations of Second IBC Report on XRL
24 October 2014Excavation of the Mei Lai Road to Hoi Ting Road Tunnels of the Express Rail Link Project Successfully Completed
11 August 2014Latest Estimate of Cost to Complete for Express Rail Link Project
16 July 2014MTR Board of Directors Accepts Findings and Recommendations from Independent Board Committee on XRL
15 July 2014XRL Contract 823A TBM ‘Fan-li-hua’ Resumes Operation
17 May 2014MTR Kicks off Second “Worker Health and Well-being Month”
5 May 2014Statements from the Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of MTR Corporation on the Hong Kong Section of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link Project
4 May 2014MTR Board Committee on XRL Project Pledges to Uphold Objectivity
2 May 2014MTR Submits Full and Comprehensive Report on Construction and Commissioning of Express Rail Link Project to LegCo Railway Subcommittee
29 April 2014MTR Board Sets Up Independent Committee to Review Management of XRL Project
15 April 2014Revised Programme for Hong Kong Section of Express Rail Link Project
3 April 2014Tunnel Breakthrough Marks New Milestone For Express Rail Link Project
6 November 2013Hong Kong High-Speed Trains Ready for Track Testing
18 September 2013MTR Values Construction Excellence from Contractors Lays a Solid Foundation for Sustainable Development of Construction Industry
29 June 2013Career Expo for Railway Construction Starts Today Over 2,400 Jobs on Offer
26 June 2013Over 2,400 Job Vacancies on Offer at “Career Expo for Railway Construction” on 29/30 June
3 May 2013MTR Kicks Off "Worker Health and Well-being Month", Launches On-site Health Screening for Construction Workers
28 March 2013MTR Awards Contractors for Excellence in Quality, Safety, Environmental Management and Stakeholder Engagement
2 October 2012MTR Advocates Excellence in Project Quality, Safety, Environmental and Stakeholder Engagement
9 March 2012MTR Awards Outstanding Contractors in New Railway Projects
6 February 2012Governor of Guangdong Province Visits MTR
15 October 2011Over 1,500 jobs offered in MTR Job Fair
3 October 2011Job Fair for the Construction Industry to be held on 15-16 October 2011
14 September 2011MTR Awards Outstanding Performance in Quality, Safety and Environmental Management in Railway Projects
10 August 2011The First Tunnel Boring Machine Launched for the Express Rail Link
12 July 2011Over 15,000 Public Members Joined to Name the Tunnel Boring Machines for the Express Rail Link Project
15 March 2011MTR Awards to recognise Quality, Environmental and Safety Excellence
26 February 2011Job Fair Offers a Brighter Future in the Construction Industry
21 February 2011Job Fair Offers a Brighter Future in the Construction Industry
10 February 2011Name a Tunnel Boring Machine and win a $2,000 MTR Malls Coupon
30 December 2010Three-level Depressed Road System will Improve Transport Network in West Kowloon
4 October 2010MTR says “Please Excuse Us” Pledges Caring Attitude in Building Railway
21 September 2010Celebrating Mid-autumn Festival with Tai Kok Tsui Seniors
14 September 2010MTR Awards to recognise Quality, Environmental and Safety Excellence
17 August 2010West Kowloon Station to Feature People-Oriented
20 October 2009MTR Welcomes Authorisation of the Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link
9 October 2009International High Speed Rail Experience Shared at the High Speed Rail Symposium
22 April 2008MTR Corporation welcomes Government's decision on Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link
 

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