The Northern Link Project

February 2016

The Transport and Housing Bureau invited the MTR Corporation to submit a proposal for the Northern Link under the ownership approach.

March 2017 to May 2020

The MTR Corporation submitted the proposal for the Northern Link project and was in discussions with the Government on the project details.

December 2020

The Government invited the MTR Corporation to proceed with planning and design of the Northern Link project.

Throwback Photo
During the construction of the Lok Ma Chau Spur Line of the East Rail Line in Kwu Tung in 2003.

The Northern Link

July 2021

Commencement of planning and design by the MTR Corporation

Q4 2021

Commencement of environmental impact assessment (EIA) study by the MTR Corporation

Q2 2022

Public consultation and collection of stakeholder views

2025

Commencement of construction works

Kwu Tung Station on the East Rail Line

April 2021

Commencement of planning and design by the MTR Corporation

Q3 2021

Public consultation and collection of stakeholder views by the MTR Corporation

April 2022

Gazettal under Railways Ordinance by the Government

2023

Commencement of construction works

2034

Completion of construction works

2027

Completion of construction works

The Northern Link Project

February 2016

The Transport and Housing Bureau invited the MTR Corporation to submit a proposal for the Northern Link under the ownership approach.

March 2017 to May 2020

The MTR Corporation submitted the proposal for the Northern Link project and was in discussions with the Government on the project details.

December 2020

The Government invited the MTR Corporation to proceed with planning and design of the Northern Link project.

Throwback Photo
During the construction of the Lok Ma Chau Spur Line of the East Rail Line in Kwu Tung in 2003.

Kwu Tung Station on the East Rail Line

April 2021

Commencement of planning and design by the MTR Corporation

Q3 2021

Public consultation and collection of stakeholder views by the MTR Corporation

April 2022

Gazettal under Railways Ordinance by the Government

2023

Commencement of construction works

2027

Completion of construction works

The Northern Link

July 2021

Commencement of planning and design by the MTR Corporation

Q4 2021

Commencement of environmental impact assessment (EIA) study by the MTR Corporation

Q2 2022

Public consultation and collection of stakeholder views

2025

Commencement of construction works

2034

Completion of construction works