Itinerary (Please see the attached location map):
09:15 am – Gathering and Registration at MTR Austin Station Visitor Centre reception
09:30 am – Presentation of the XRL Project
10:10 am – Visit to XRL Terminus model room
10:30 am – View the XRL Austin Terminus Site (walk from MTR Austin Station to Kowloon Station via the Jordan Road Footbridge)
11:30 am – Dismiss at MTR Austin Station
(The scheduled time may be changed so as to suit the actual conditions on the date of the visit.)
(Successful registration will receive details of the visit.)
The Hong Kong Section of the Express Rail Link runs from the terminus in West Kowloon, heading north to the Shenzhen/Hong Kong Boundary, where it connects with the Mainland Section. The Terminus will be located to the north of the West Kowloon Cultural District and will be linked to Austin Station and Kowloon Station by footbridges and subways.
Before viewing the XRL Austin Terminus site, the speakers will brief the following aspects:-
- XRL Project background, construction techniques and challenges;
- Short videos on tunneling machine and terminus design;
- Contractual arrangement and Procedures for dealing with claims/disputes.