19 October 2000
Ma On Shan Rail and Tsim Sha Tsui Extension
 
A spokesman for the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation said today (Thursday) that the Corporation has just received a notification from the Transport Bureau that the Chief Executive in Council has authorized the construction, under the Railways Ordinance, of the Ma On Shan Rail and the Tsim Sha Tsui Extension.
"In the circumstances, the Corporation will award contracts in time for the construction of both projects to be completed within 2004," a spokesman for the Corporation said.