LegCo committees' joint visit to West Kowloon Station of Hong Kong Section of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link

Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:
     The Legislative Council (LegCo) Bills Committee on Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (Co-location) Bill and the Subcommittee on Matters Relating to Railways conducted a joint visit today (February 27) to the West Kowloon Station of the Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link so as to better understand the facilities of the station and the co-location arrangement before its commissioning.
     Accompanied by the Secretary for Justice, Ms Teresa Cheng, SC, the Secretary for Security, Mr John Lee, the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Mr Frank Chan Fan, and representatives of the MTR Corporation Limited (MTRCL), Members visited the Hong Kong Port Area and the Mainland Port Area of the station, as well as touring along the departing and arriving passengers' routes to learn more about the co-location arrangement.  
     Members also visited the facilities and received briefings by representatives of the Government and MTRCL on the latest works progress of the station.
     Members who participated in the visit were the Chairman of the Bills Committee on Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link (Co-location) Bill, Mrs Regina Ip, the Deputy Chairman, Mr Cheung Kwok-kwan; the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Matters Relating to Railways, Mr Michael Tien, the Deputy Chairman, Mr Chan Han-pan; Committee members Mr Wong Ting-kwong, Dr Priscilla Leung, Ms Claudia Mo, Mr Wu Chi-wai, Mr Yiu Si-wing, Mr Chan Chi-chuen, Mr Kenneth Leung, Mr Dennis Kwok, Dr Fernando Cheung, Dr Helena Wong, Mr Ip Kin-yuen, Dr Elizabeth Quat, Dr Chaing Lai-wan, Dr Lo Wai-kwok, Mr Chu Hoi-dick, Mr Jimmy Ng, Dr Junius Ho, Mr Wilson Or, Dr Pierre Chan, Mr Chan Chun-ying, Ms Tanya Chan, Mr Luk Chung-hung and Dr Cheng Chung-tai.

Published on: 2018-02-27

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