15 January 2001
KCRC welcomes invitation to bid for new railway projects
Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) spokesman today (Monday) welcomed Government’s invitation to the Corporation to submit proposals to build the Kowloon Southern Link and to bid for the Sha Tin to Central Link.
"We are very pleased that the Corporation will be able to participate in the planning, design and construction of new railway projects identified in the Railway Development Strategy 2000.
"On the back of our experience with West Rail, Phase I, and East Rail Extensions, we are confident that we can take on any new railway projects that the Government will entrust upon us.
"In anticipation of the invitation, we have been making preparations with a view to submitting our proposals to the Government within the specified time frame," the spokesman said.