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DATE

September 20 , 2021


Hong Kong leader to ‘unveil plans for new rail link’ with Qianhai in policy address

South China Morning Post 
16 September, 2021 (Hong Kong)

  • Project will serve as an extension of planned HK$62 billion Northern Link to cater for eightfold expansion of Qianhai
  • Source says order for a new rail link came from Beijing and chief executive is expected to roll out study on it as soon as possible

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is expected to announce the construction of a rail link connecting the northern New Territories and Shenzhen’s burgeoning Qianhai economic zone in her policy address next month, the Post has learned.

The rail project, estimated to cost billions of dollars, will serve as an extension of a planned HK$62 billion (US$8 billion) Northern Link to cater for the newly announced eightfold expansion of Qianhai.

Source
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/3149055/hong-kong-leader-unveil-plans-new-rail-link-qianhai-policy

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