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Progress Update

  • Shatin Section

    Shatin Section includes construction of a new station at Hin Keng, the reprovisioning of the New Territories South Animal Management Centre and Shatin Plant Quarantine Station, as well as the recreational facilities at Shek Mun. Modification works will also be carried out at stations along the existing Ma On Shan Line. In the vicinity of Hin Keng station, part of the alignment is on viaduct, the project's impact at ground level will be confined to piling and foundation works.

    A section of the project near the tunnel portal will be constructed by cut and cover method. Slope stabilisation works will also be carried out. The tunnel through the Lion Rock will be constructed by drill-and-blast method. For more details on the railway facilities and the construction methods, please visit "Construction – Construction Methods" by Click Here.

    For the "Shatin to Central Link (Shatin Section) Newsletter", please Click Here.

  • Hin Keng Station and Approach Structures

    (Last updated: January 2017)


    • Hin Keng Station
      Structural works for Hin Keng Station has substantially completed. Installation of building services equipment including lift, escalator and ventilation system are undergoing

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      Tracks inside the station has been laid while advertising panels in adjacent have been installed and tested.

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      Reinstatement of Hin Tin Playground has commenced outside the station.

    • Railway Tunnelling
      The structure of the viaduct and box tunnel connecting Hin Keng Station and Lion Rock Tunnel is now ready. Backfilling and greening works are being carried out for the external area.
  • Approach tunnel connecting Hin Keng Station and the Lion Rock

    (Last updated: July 2016)


    • Railway tunnel inside Lion Rock
      Major drill and blast works for the excavation of the 2.4-km Hin Keng to Ma Chai Hang tunnel were completed and the tunnel was broken through on 11 November. Tunnel lining installation is also being carried out.
  • Reprovisioning of the New Territories South Animal Management Centre and Shatin Plant Quarantine Station

    (Last updated: November 2013)


    • To Shek Street
      The reprovisioning work was completed 2 months ahead of schedule. The new facilities were handed over to Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department in November 2013.
  • Reprovisioning of recreational facilities in Tai Wai

    (Last updated: August 2015)


    • Mei Tin Road, Tai Wai
      The re-provisioning of Mei Tin Road Sitting-out Area has completed. The area is opened to public on 4 November 2015 by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
  • Reprovisioning of recreational facilities in Shek Mun

    (Last updated: April 2015)


    • On Muk Street, Shek Mun
      The re-provisioning of recreational facilities at On Muk Street had been completed. The playground had been handed over to the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and opened to public.
  • Wong Tai Sin Section

    The Wong Tai Sin Section of SCL and Diamond Hill Station will be built underground to minimise their impact on the community. The tunnel section between Hin Keng and Ma Chai Hang Recreation Ground will be drilled through the Lion Rock using the drill-and-blast method while the tunnel beneath Tsui Chuk Garden will be mined. Since the tunnel section underneath Tsui Chuk Garden will lie 40 metres below the building foundation - which is equivalent to the height of a 13-storey building, tunneling works will not affect the structural integrity of the buildings.

    For more details on the railway facilities and the construction methods, please visit "Construction – Construction Methods" by Click Here.

    For the "Shatin to Central Link (Wong Tai Sin Section) Newsletter", please Click Here.

  • Diamond Hill Station

    (Last updated: November 2016)

    To facilitate the construction of the Shatin to Central Link project, MTR has been carrying out a series of expansion and modification works at Diamond Hill Station in phases since 2013. Diamond Hill Station will be enhanced to become interchange station between Kwun Tong Line and the Shatin to Central Link and will also be transformed into a major new railway hub for East Kowloon to connect different districts in Hong Kong.

    To serve as the future interchange station, modification and enhancement works will be implemented at Diamond Hill Station including:

    • To build a new SCL concourse and platforms;
    • To install 3 new lifts to enhance barrier-free access;
      • - At Entrance A1 near Lung Poon Court
      • - At Entrance B for access to Rhythm Garden
      • - Near Entrance A2 for access to Choi Hung Road
    • To install 12 new escalators connecting concourse to platforms for both KTL and SCL;
    • To install new station public toilet facilities;
    • To provide additional Ticket Issuing Machine, Automatic Teller Machines, and shops.

    To facilitate the construction works for the expansion and upgrading of Diamond Hill Station, a number of temporary works arrangement will be implemented in station concourse and platform including:

    • Closure of part of concourse for the construction of subways connecting to SCL concourse and platforms at the extension of Diamond Hill Station
    • Closure of part of the platform and concourse for escalators construction

    During the construction period, hoarding will be erected to separate works area from pedestrian walkways to ensure the safety of passengers. Passengers will also be informed of the special arrangement through station notices, station announcements and electronic information display system. We will take necessary measures to minimize the impact to passengers.

    Diamond Hill Station Extension was topped out on 6 June 2016. Building services works for the station are being carried out.

    To facilitate the construction of subways connecting to the SCL concourse and platform at the extension of Diamond Hill Station, the third stage of temporary traffic management scheme was implemented at Lung Cheung Road since August 2016, which is targeted to complete in 2018.

    New Lift and Escalators

    A new external lift at Entrance A1 of MTR Diamond Hill Station was opened for public use in June 2016 to provide a more convenient access for passengers heading into the station subway from Lung Poon Street. Details

    Other opened facilities also included the new lift and two additional escalators inside the Station, which provided a more convenient access between the concourse and platforms to the passengers. The new installed lift is located at the paid area of the station concourse near Entrance A while two additional escalators are located at the eastern end of the station concourse near Entrance B. Details

    The future platform of the Shatin to Central Link at Diamond Hill Station.(Photomontage)

    Three new pedestrian walkways will be provided for passengers to interchange between Kwun Tong Line and the Shatin to Central Link at Diamond Hill Station.(Photomontage)

  • New lift located at the station concourse near Entrance A

    Escalators located at the station concourse near Entrance B

    • The new lift at Entrance A1 of Diamond Hill Station.
    • The Diamond Hill Station Extension was topped out on 6 June 2016.
  • Railways tunnels from Diamond Hill Station to Ma Chai Hang

    (Last updated: June 2017)

    The first launched SCL TBM “Nu-wa” has finished its operation in April 2016. Two tunnels from Diamond Hill Station to Ma Chai hang were completed. Track laying works was completed in March 2017. E&M works are in progress.



    • “Nu-wa” is the first TBM of the Shatin to Central Link.


    • The structural works of the TBM tunnels from Ma Chai Hang to Diamond Hill was completed in September 2016. Track laying works was completed in March 2017.


    • Two tunnels from Diamond Hill Station to Ma Chai hang were completed.
  • Ma Chai Hang Playground Ventilation Building and Construction Shafts

    (Last updated: November 2016)

    The construction of a ventilation building and an emergency access is essential for air ventilation and the operation of the tunnel in accordance with fire safety requirements since the future Hin Keng and Diamond Hill Stations will be connected by a long tunnel.

    A tunnel boring machine will be used instead of open excavation for the construction of the tunnel section between Ma Chai Hang and Diamond Hill Station. Access shafts will have to be built at Ma Chai Hang Playground to allow the boring machine to be lowered into and taken out of the tunnels.



    • Construction of Ma Chai Hang Playground Ventilation Building


    To facilitate the construction of Tai Wai to Diamond Hill tunnels of the Shatin to Central Link, part of the Ma Chai Hang Recreation Ground was temporarily closed from 1 March 2013 for the construction of a ventilation building, an emergency access and a temporary construction shaft. Construction works of the ventilation tunnel is now underway

    During the works period, the following arrangements are implemented near the works area:

    • The access to Ma Chai Hang Recreation Ground opposite to the basketball court at Tin Wan Court was temporarily closed; while the access opposite to Tin Ma Court is maintained;
    • Part of the children playground facilities and the 11-a-side football pitch were temporarily closed;
    • The jogging path and the elderly fitness equipment were relocated eastward;
    • Part of lawn next to the jogging path with newly added benches and footpaths;
    • To reinforce road safety and safeguard pedestrians, a temporary footbridge was open and a section of the footpath outside the site access was temporarily closed to separate pedestrians and construction vehicles;
    • To further minimize the traffic impact, the site access was re-located southward and the bus stop at Ma Chai Hang Road was extended to the south at the same time so as to allow more bus stop space for passenger boarding and alighting;
    • Safety measures have been implemented. All vehicles would avoid crossing the Ma Chai Hang Road and traffic ambassadors are deployed to facilitate construction vehicles accessing the site;

    • Construction works of the ventilation tunnel
  • Wong Tai Sin Public Transport Terminus

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    The construction works of the Wong Tai Sin Public Transport Terminus next to Wong Tai Sin Temple is in progress.



    • The contractor is carrying out construction works of Public Transport Terminus and emergency access at works site next to Wong Tai Sin Temple.
  • Improvement Works on Pedestrian Link Facilities in Tsz Wan Shan

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    The Government entrusted the MTR Corporation to carry out improvement works on pedestrian facilities in Tsz Wan Shan to enhance the connectivity between the district and SCL Diamond Hill Station. The improved pedestrian links can also facilitate barrier free access for nearby residents. The pedestrian improvement works which comprise 15 new pedestrian walkway systems have been completed in October 2017.

    Pedestrian links facilities have been open for use:

    The footbridge, lifts, escalators, travellators and staircases on Wan Wah Street

    The footbridge connecting Tsz Lok Estate and Tsz Wan Shan Shopping Centre

    Covered walkway on Po Kong Village Road (Eastern walkway)




    The lifts and footbridge between Ching Ming House and Ching Hong House of Tsz Ching Estate

    The escalator and staircase at Yuk Wah Street near Tsz Wan Shan Shopping Centre

    The covered walkway on Po Kong Village Road (western walkway) and the lifts near Tsz Lok Estate Ancillary Facilities Block




    Two lifts at the junction of Po Kong Village Road and Fung Tak Road

    The lift and staircase adjacent to existing footbridge at Lung Poon Street

    Covered walkway on Fung Tak Road (Northern walkway)




    Lift adjacent to Lok Shun House of Tsz Lok Estate

    Footbridge across Yuk Wah Street

    Covered walkway on Fung Tak Road (Southern walkway)




    Covered walkway adjacent to Hong Tim House of Tsz Hong Estate

    Lifts adjacent to Hong Sau House of Tsz Hong Estate

    Lifts adjacent to Tsz Man Estate Carpark





  • Kowloon City Section

    Works of this section includes the construction of the stations at Kai Tak, To Kwa Wan and Ma Tau Wai; rail tunnels and related railway facilities.

    The twin tunnels between Sung Wong Toi Station and Ho Man Tin Station via To Kwa Wan Station will be excavated by 2 tunnel boring machines in order to minimise the project's impact on the local community. The stations will be constructed by cut-and-cover method.

    For more details on the railway facilities and the construction methods, please visit "Construction – Construction Methods" by Click Here.

    For the "Shatin to Central Link (Kowloon City Section) Newsletter", please Click Here.

  • To Kwa Wan Station and related railway facilities

    (Last updated: October 2017)


    • Ma Tau Wai Road


      The structural works of To Kwa Wan Station has been completed. Fitting out works, E&M works and building services works are in full swing. Track-laying works for both upper and lower platform has also been completed. Installation of track-related works continues.

    • Kiang Su Street

      Structural works for entrance at Kiang Su Street is underway. The section of Kiang Su Street between Maidstone Road and Ma Tau Wai Road will be temporarily closed again to facilitate underground utilities reinstatement, upon the re-open of Lok Shan Road in first half of 2018 tentatively.

    • Lok Shan Road

      The section of Lok Shan Road between Maidstone Road and Ma Tau Wai Road has been temporarily closed. Vehicles via Lok Shan Road heading to Ma Tau Wai Road previously will be diverted temporarily to Kiang Su Street.

    • Ma Tau Wai Road/ San Shan Road Amenity PlotStructural works of the emergency access for the railway tunnels near Tam Kung Road continues.

    • Ma Tau Wai Road/ To Kwa Wan Road GardenStructural works for the station entrance has been completed at Ma Tau Wai Road/ To Kwa Wan Road Garden. Installation of E&M facilities, building services and fitting out works have commenced.
  • Temporary Traffic Management Scheme (TTMS)

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    To facilitate the construction of To Kwa Wan Station and its entrances, temporary traffic arrangement on Ma Tau Wai Road will continues. As the new phase of works in To Kwa Wan Station begins, the section a northbound lane of Ma Tau Wai Road between Lok Shan Road and Chi Kiang Street was resumed on 16 September 2017.

    Structural works of To Kwa Wan Station have been completed; reinstatement including underground water mains and drainage pipes under Ma Tau Wai Road will be followed in phase. During the course of works, the alignment of two northbound and two southbound traffic lanes on Ma Tau Wai Road will be adjusted to cope with the works.


    • To Kwa Wan Station Construction
      Caring for the Community Minimizing Impacts

      (Last updated: April 2017

      Excavation works for the four station entrances, which are located on Lok Shan Road, Kiang Su Street, Ma Tau Wai Road (outside To Kwa Wan Market) and the junction between Chi Kiang Street and Ma Tau Wai Road, were completed and the structural construction works are underway. The Corporation and the contractor are carrying out a series of measures to enhance monitoring regime, optimize works procedures, and minimize the construction impacts on the community.


      • Excavation works of the station is being carried out underground. The openings on the ground are enclosed by acoustic noise enclosure which is effective in reducing the construction noise.
  • Sung Wong Toi Station

    (Last updated: October 2017)


    • Kai Tak Development Area

      The works progress of structural works of Sung Wong Toi Station is in good shape. It is expected the main station structural works will be completed in the end of 2017.

    • Olympic Garden


      As entrusted by the government, installation of lifts and stair case cover at the two subways of Katherine Building and Argyle Street Playground are underway. Four existing subways connecting Olympic Garden will stay temporarily closed or full closure. While the new subway inside Olympic Garden has been temporarily opened for pedestrian diversion.

    • TTMS at Kowloon City Interchange


      Kowloon City Interchange and its slip road were reinstated on 20 and 21 September 2017. Pedestrians could now use the two existing subways connecting Olympic Garden and Nam Kok Road to access the vicinity. The two temporary footbridges linking between Olympic Garden and Nam Kok Road and Olympic Avenue are under removal.

    • Nam Kok Road

      Structural works for the adit connecting with the entrance at Nam Kok Road has been substantially completed. Installation of E&M facilities and building services works are in progress.
    • Kai Tak Station and Associated Tunnels

      (Last updated: October 2017)


      • Kai Tak Development Area


        Structural works for the station entrance of Kai Tak Station has been substantially completed, while fitting out and E&M works are progressing inside the station.
  • Hung Hom Section

    SCL works in the Hung Hom Section include the construction of Hung Hom Station approach tunnels, modification of Hung Hom Station, construction of stabling sidings, reprovisioning of International Mail Centre, as well as tunnelling works at Hung Hom foreshore. The approach tunnels are to be built using the cut-and-cover method.

    For more details on the railway facilities and the construction methods, please visit "Construction – Construction Methods" by Clicking Here.

  • Hung Hom Station Modification

    (Last updated: July 2017)

    MTR Hung Hom Station will be transformed into a major railway hub under the SCL project, Hong Kong’s next generation rail connection. Two new platform levels and a range of new and enhanced facilities will be provided at the station where SCL’s East West and North South corridors will converge to allow for the seamless interchange of passengers heading to and from every corner of Hong Kong.

    To serve as a new railway hub and interchange for the SCL North South and East West corridors, Hung Hom Station will be upgraded with the following new facilities:

    • Two levels of new SCL platforms to serve the North South Corridor and East West Corridor
    • New station connection between mid-level walkway and station concourse to enhance access to Hung Hom, Tsim Sha Tsui and Cross-Harbour Tunnel areas
    • Concourse refurbishment and enhanced air conditioning
    • Stylish new design for mezzanine level
    • Additional Ticket Machines, and Ticket Gates


    The ceiling colour will turn from green to white, while the mezzanine floor at the concourse will be linked with the stylish wavy design.

    The station facilities will be re-laid out to create more unpaid area for commuters.


    Platform screen doors will be installed at the new platforms and the air-conditioning system at concourse and platforms will also be improved, to provide a more comfortable travelling environment for the passengers.

    The mid-level walkway will be directly connected to the station concourse by escalators and lifts.

    Stage one of the southern Concourse modification works were completed in March 2016, while Stage two of the northern Concourse modification works were completed and re-opened in February 2017. Stage three concourse modification works, including installation of new lifts and escalators connecting the concourse and the new platforms were in progress. The station will maintain its operation during the course of works. Temporary arrangements are as follows,

    1. Relocation of station facilitaties at the centre concourse, including Ticket Issuing Machines, Add Value Machines,Customer Service Centre, Tourist Services, as well as Automatic Teller Machines is underway.

    During the works period, the works areas will be fenced off full height to minimise disturbance to the public. Information will be provided to passengers through station notices and public announcements.

  • Construction of Hung Hom Station New Platforms and Stabling Sidings

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    Hung Hom Station will become an interchange station for the “North South Corridor” and the “East West Corridor” of the SCL. Two levels of new platforms, one above ground and the other underground, will be built. The former Hung Hom Freight Terminal will be also converted into SCL stabling sidings for parking, deployment, cleaning and inspection of trains.

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      Works site under Hung Hom Station Podium - Construction of new platforms
      Structural works of the new platforms have been completed. E&M works, building services and fitting out works are in full swing.
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      Works site under Hung Hom Station Podium

      Building services, E&M and fitting-out works are now underway.

    Tracklaying works and installation of the noise enclosures at the north of Hung Hom Station Podium and underneath the Cheong Wan Road Flyover connecting the "East-West Corridor” and stabling sidings have been completed.

  • Construction Works of Hung Hom North Approach Tunnel

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    Two railway tunnels are being constructed in Hung Hom, namely a section of the North South Corridor tunnel from the south of the petrol station at Princess Margaret Road to take the East Rail Line across the harbour to Hong Kong Island, and a section of the East West Corridor tunnel from Ho Man Tin Station to Hung Hom Station to connect with the West Rail Line.

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      Work sites near Winslow StreetThe tracklaying works for the railway tunnel connecting Ho Man Tin Station and Hung Hom Station have been completed. Installation of track side facilities are in progress. The work site will be reinstated upon the completion of works.
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      Works sites along Chatham Road North
      Structural works of “East-West Corridor” under Chatham Road North have been completed. Installation of track side facilities are in progress.
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      Works sites near Oi Sen Path

      Installation of the pre-fabricated units of the noise enclosure near East Rail Line and Oi Sen Path have been completed in April 2017.
  • Temporary Traffic Management Scheme

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    Temporary traffic diversions have been implemented in Hung Hom District from 2013. All affected roads and most of the affected footpaths will be reprovisioned before implementation of the diversion measures, and will be restored to their original condition upon completion of the construction works.

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      Temporary Traffic Management Scheme at Chatham Road North
      The reinstatement of temporary traffic arrangements were undergoing by phase. Reinstatement of westbound of Chatham Road North and eastbound have been re-opened in early December 2016 and June 2017 respectively. Eastbound of Hong Chong Road slip road towards Chatham Road North have also been reinstated in August 2017. While the rest sections of traffic lane will be re-opened in first half of 2018 upon completion of works.
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      Temporary Pedestrian Diversion at Oi Sen Path

      Reinstatement of Oi Sen Path is underway and is anticipated to be completed by 2017.
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      Temporary Pedestrian Diversion at Winslow Street

      The reinstatement works of the permanet staircase linking between Winslow Street and Chatham Road North have been completed in September 2017.
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      Temporary Pedestrian Diversion at Chatham Road Interchange
      The footpath at Chatham Road Interchange has been closed since mid-July 2013.
  • Ho Man Tin Station

    Located at the ex-Valley Road Estate site, Ho Man Tin Station will be an interchange station between the SCL and the Kwun Tong Line Extension (KTE). The SCL platforms will be located above those of the KTE and both lines will share some railway facilities, including the concourse and entrances of Ho Man Tin Station. Construction of the SCL facilities at Ho Man Tin Station such as platforms and accesses was entrusted to the KTE Project. Please visit "Advance Works" for the project progress.

  • Cross Harbour Section

    The SCL will extend East Rail Line from Hung Hom to Admiralty Station. The Cross Harbour Section includes the construction of the 4th cross harbour railway tunnel to connect Hung Hom and Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter (CBTS). This section of tunnel will be mainly built by immersed tube method (IMT).

    For the section of tunnel at the Hung Hom offshore and its connecting tunnel on land is being built by open excavation method.

    According to the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance (PHO), all reclamations (including temporary reclamations) must have an overriding public need.

    To demonstrate there is an overriding public need for the reclamation works under the SCL project, the Corporation organised a series of public consultations with members of the public, District Councils, professional bodies and harbour protection organisations from June to December 2009. In July 2010, a report on “Cogent and Convincing Materials to Demonstrate Compliance with the Overriding Public Need Test” was prepared to show that the proposed reclamation satisfies the requirements of PHO.

    Please click Cogent & Convincing Materials Report for further information for the report.

    For more details on the railway facilities and the construction methods, please visit "Construction – Construction Methods" by Click Here.


    Tunnel construction works near Hung Hom seashore

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    A section of tunnel near the Hung Hom seashore and its connecting tunnel on land is being built by open excavation method.

    • Hung Hom offshore
      The excavation for this section of cross-harbour tunnel and its connecting tunnel on land has been completed. The contractor is carrying out structural works inside the tunnel.


    Tunnel construction works inside Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    Since the SCL will pass through the CBTS with the SCL tunnel running above the Central-Wan Chai Bypass(CWB) tunnel, the Corporation has entrusted to the CWB project some parts of the temporary reclamation works and the construction of a 160m long SCL tunnel overlapping with the CWB, in order to minimise the extent of reclamation in accordance with the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance. The 160m long SCL tunnel was completed in June 2014. For more details on the Protection Works at Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter, please visit "Progress Updates – Protection Works" by Click Here.

    The Corporation will work closely with the CWB project for the works to vacate spaces for the SCL works within the CBTS, with a view to minimize the possible impacts to the CBTS users. To facilitate the construction of the SCL’s cross harbour tunnel, the vessels within the CBTS are being relocated in phases.

    • Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter
      The Contactor is removing the temporary pipe pile walls and carrying out the reinstatement of the breakwater. At the same time, the Contractor is demolishing the diaphragm walls of the existing tunnel in the South-west corner of the Typhoon Shelter to facilitate the installation and connection of the eleventh Immersed Tube Tunnel unit.

    Immersed tube pre-cast unit casting yard

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    A casting yard for the immersed tube pre-cast units is set up at former Shek O Quarry.

    • Immersed tube pre-cast unit casting yard
      The fabrication of the 11 immersed tunnel units has been completed. The former Shek O Quarry is re-watered, the towing out of tunnel unit is now being carried out one by one.
  • Hong Kong Island Section

    SCL works in the Hong Kong Island Section include construction of Exhibition Centre Station, railway tunnels connecting between the Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter and Admiralty Station and the ventilation facilities, SCL facilities for Admiralty Station, as well as the reprovisioning of Harbour Road Sports Centre and Wan Chai Swimming Pool, Police Officers’ Club as well as postal facilities of Fleet Arcade.

    The railway tunnel between the former Causeway Bay Police Officers' Club and Exhibition Centre Station, as well as the tunnel from Fenwick Pier Street to Admiralty Station, are constructed by tunnel boring machines. Exhibition Centre Station and the tunnel from Exhibition Centre Station to Fenwick Pier Street are constructed by the cut-and-cover method.

    Construction of the SCL facilities at Admiralty Station and a 200-metre overrun tunnel section to the south of Admiralty Station was entrusted to the South Island Line (East) project and has been completed . The construction of South Island Line is now completed, while the remaining SCL works at Admiralty Station and the construction of the remaining overrun tunnel by drill and blast method have been taken over by the SCL project.

    For more details on the railway facilities and the construction methods, please visit "Construction – Construction Methods" by Click Here.

  • Construction of railway tunnel of the Hong Kong Island Section

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    • Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter temporary reclaimed land works site and former Police Officers’ Club works site
      Internal structural works are now underway inside the excavated railway tunnels between the former Police Officers’ Club and Exhibition Centre Station. Excavation for the ventilation shaft at the former Police Officers’ Club works site is in progress and removal of the temporary reclaimed land will commence progressively in end of 2017.
    • Tunnel Approach Rest Garden works site


      Reinstatement works of the box culvert and channels continue in the amenity area.
    • Fenwick Pier Street works site



      The Tunnel Boring Machine has commenced the down-track tunnel boring in September 2017 and is expected to be completed in end 2017. Meanwhile, the cut-and-cover sections of railway tunnel between Exhibition Centre Station and Fenwick Pier Street works site are underway.
    • Admiralty South Overrun Tunnel
      Installation of waterproof membrane and tunnel lining are underway and expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2018.
  • Exhibition Centre Station

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    • Former Wan Chai Ferry Pier Public Transport Interchange works site
      The construction of diaphragm walls and pipe piling works of Exhibition Centre Station at this area have been completed, and excavation works are underway.
    • Works site under the atrium of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
      Tunnel excavation works continue.
    • Former Harbour Road Sports Centre (HRSC) works site

      Foundation works for the Exhibition Centre Station are in progress.
  • Admiralty Station SCL Related Works

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    • Extension works of Admiralty Station

      The structural works and building service installation are underway in the extended part of Admiralty Station.
  • Reprovisioning of Harbour Road Sports Centre and Wan Chai Swimming Pool

    (Last updated: July 2017)

    The Exhibition Centre Station will be located under the former Wan Chai Ferry Pier Public Transport Interchange, the former Wan Chai Swimming Pool (WCSP) and the former Harbour Road Sports Centre (HRSC). As the station is to be constructed using the cut-and-cover method, the HRSC and WCSP have already been permanently relocated to the former public hourly car park in the south to vacate areas for station construction. The old facilities have been demolished following the completion of the reprovisioning works.

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      The reprovisioning works for the new Wan Chai Swimming Pool were completed. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department took over the management and operation of the reprovisioned facility in October 2015.
    • hki_img3 Harbour Road Sports Centre
      The reprovisioning works for the new sports centre were completed. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department takes over the management and operation of the reprovisioned facility in end April 2017.
  • Temporary Traffic Management Scheme (TTMS)

    (Last updated: October 2017)

    During the works period, temporary traffic arrangements are being implemented in the vicinity of Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter and Wan Chai North, including roads around Tunnel Approach Rest Garden, Hung Hing Road, Convention Avenue, Expo Drive, Expo Drive East, Fenwick Pier Street, Supreme Court Road, Fleming Road and Tonnochy Road, etc.

    • Gloucester Road(around Tunnel Approach Rest Garden)
      To facilitate the remaining road reinstatement works, next stage of temporary traffic arrangements will be implemented in end 2017.
    • Temporary Wan Chai North Public Transport Interchange
      For the construction of Exhibition Centre Station, former Wan Chai Ferry Pier Public Transport Interchange was temporarily relocated to new reclaimed area on 17 May 2015 until the completion of the SCL. For the convenience of bus passengers, temporary bus stops are provided at Convention Avenue, Fleming Road, Harbour Road and Expo Drive East. Besides, a temporary footpath connecting the temporary Public Transport Interchange and Wan Chai Ferry Pier has opened since mid-April 2017.
    • Junction of Convention Avenue,Fleming Road and Expo Drive East
      To facilitate the construction of the Exhibition Centre Station, Convention Avenue westbound has been shifted northward since 23 April 2017, while the junction of Convention Avenue , Fleming Road, Expo Drive East and Road P2 has been further shifted eastward. Associated bus stops have been relocated accordingly. The U-turn of Fleming Road northbound has shifted northward to Expo Drive East.
    • Tonnochy Road

      To facilitate the construction of the Exhibition Centre Station, a section of Tonnochy Road between Harbour Road and Convention Avenue and its junction have been shifted eastwards since July 2016.
    • Supreme Court Road

      To facilitate the construction of Admiralty South Overrun Tunnel, a section of Supreme Court Road has been shifted and two-way traffic is maintained since July 2016.

  • Bus stops on Convention Avenue (eastbound) relocated and Convention Avenue shifted northward

    To facilitate the construction of the Exhibition Centre Station, the bus stops on Convention Avenue (eastbound) have been relocated eastward on 16 April 2017. The Convention Avenue (westbound) has been shifted northward on 23 April 2017 and the bus stops have also been relocated accordingly, arrangements are as follows:


    *The above bus routes may be adjusted due to the services arrangement of bus operators. For latest information, please browse the websites of the relevant bus operators.

  • Advance Works

    Advance Works at Ho Man Tin Station

    Ho Man Tin Station will be the interchange station for the Kwun Tong Line and the SCL. The Kwun Tong Line platforms are located underneath those of the SCL and both lines will share some railway facilities (e.g. concourse and entrances) at Ho Man Tin Station.The construction works for these facilities which have been completed were carried out simultaneously as part of the Kwun Tong Line Extension project to shorten the overall construction time and minimise disturbance to the environment, road traffic and community.

  • Advance Works in Admiralty

    The existing Admiralty Station is extended under Harcourt Garden to become the interchange station for the Island Line, Tsuen Wan Line, South Island Line (SIL) and the future SCL. Harcourt Garden will be transformed into a new elevated garden that provides improved pedestrian connectivity upon completion of the works.

    Since the SCL and SIL will share some of the new railway facilities at Admiralty Station and these facilities will be built at the same location or adjacent to each other, the extension works which have been completed were carried out simultaneously as part of the SIL project to shorten the overall construction time and minimise disturbance to the environment, road traffic and community.

  • Reprovisioning of International Mail Centre

    To make way for the tunnel works for the SCL, the International Mail Centre originally situated at the south of Hung Hom Station has been reprovisioned at Wang Chin Street, Kowloon Bay, the new Centre has been in service since 2014.

  • Protection Works

    Protection Works at Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter

    Like the CWB, the SCL will pass through the Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter (CBTS) with the SCL tunnel running above the CWB tunnel at the western side of the CBTS. Both projects will require temporary reclamations for constructing their tunnels.

    Construction of the CWB inside the CBTS commenced in the 3rd quarter of 2010, prior to the commencement of the SCL project. To minimise the extent of reclamation in accordance with the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, the Corporation has proposed to entrust to the CWB project the construction of a 160m long SCL tunnel overlapping with the CWB. This will enable future extension of the SCL tunnel at both ends without damaging the CWB tunnel or affecting its operation, as well as minimising disturbance to the community. In order to maintain the size of the anchorage area within CBTS, dredging works will be carried out at the south-east corner of the typhoon shelter to provide a temporary anchorage area. The 160m long SCL tunnel was completed in June 2014.

    In order for the CWB to carry out the SCL protection works without delaying its target completion date, the temporary reclamation for the SCL protection works was gazetted in July 2010 under the Foreshore and Sea-bed (Reclamations) Ordinance. The scheme has been authorised by the Chief Executive in Council on 12 April 2011. For more details, please refer to the information below:

    Hong Kong Government Press Release

    Government Notice

    Related Gazette Plan

  • Protection Works at Wan Chai Development Phase II

    At Wan Chai North the SCL will pass under the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Phases I and II and the water channel between them. This area is also part of WDII, which will accommodate large water mains for supplying freshwater to Hong Kong Island and cooling water mains that will serve the major buildings in the surrounding area. These water mains will cross the SCL and start to operate before the SCL works begins.

    To avoid impact on these water mains, the Corporation has arranged for the contractor of WDII to build a 70m long concrete shell under the water mains. The concrete shell will support the water mains when the SCL works begins underneath in the future. This arrangement eliminates the need to carry out excavation twice; it also eliminates the need to divert the water mains or road traffic, thus minimising the project's impact on the neighbourhood. The works have been completed.

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