The construction of the Hong Kong Section of the Express Rail Link is over 90% complete. All track-laying works have been completed, and the installation of glazing panels at the West Kowloon Station Entrance Building is targeted for completion in the 3rd quarter of 2017.
The first batch of XRL trains has undergone comprehensive tests and inspection, and is commensurate with international safety standards and national regulations. They have arrived in Hong Kong, and are ready for cross-boundary dynamic tests.
Simon Tang, General Manager – Express Rail Link of MTR Corporation has brought Jacqueline Wong to the core of the Express Rail Link project to learn about the progress of the works. They have also boarded the new trains to experience the exclusive comfort of the high-speed ride.