Kwu Tung Station on the East Rail Line Gazetted

14 - 04 - 2022

The MTR Corporation welcomes the Government‘s publication of the railway scheme for the Kwu Tung Station on the East Rail Line in the Gazette under the Railways Ordinance (Cap.519). The Corporation will fully support and fulfil the relevant statutory procedures to commence construction as scheduled next year.

The proposed Kwu Tung Station is an underground railway station between Lok Ma Chau and Sheung Shui stations on the East Rail Line (with service soon to be extended to Hong Kong Island). The Corporation has been maintaining close communication with the local communities and will continue to listen to their views, aiming to better integrate new railway projects into the community.

The construction of the Kwu Tung Station on the East Rail Line, which will begin after scheme authorisation by the Government, is expected to commence in 2023 for completion in 2027. Upon construction completion of the Kwu Tung Station on the East Rail Line, the expected journey time between Kwu Tung North New Development Area and the Sheung Shui station is approximately 3 minutes.

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Planning and design of the Northern Link commences

15 - 07 - 2021

The MTR Corporation announces that Arup AECOM Joint Venture has been awarded a design consultancy to kick start the planning and design for the Northern Link. The scope of the consultancy includes development of the scheme into an engineering design, preparation of the construction programme, gazette plans and project cost estimate, as well as liaison with government departments and other stakeholders. Other works, including ground investigation and surveys of existing utilities, are also commenced.

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Planning and design of the Kwu Tung Station on the East Rail Line commences

22 - 04 - 2021

The MTR Corporation announces that Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited has been awarded a design consultancy to carry out the planning and design of the Kwu Tung Station on the East Rail Line. The scope of the consultancy includes development of the scheme into an engineering design, preparation of the construction programme, gazette plans and project cost estimate, as well as liaison with government departments and other stakeholders. Other works, including ground investigation and surveys of existing utilities, were commenced.

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MTR Corporation welcomes Government's decision on the Northern Link project

16 - 12 - 2020

The MTR Corporation welcomes the Government’s invitation to the Corporation to proceed with planning and design of the Northern Link project. The Corporation will commence procurement of the planning and design consultancy.

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