Network Improvements

Slope Improvement Works

Overall view of the slope near Hung Hom Station

Overall view of the slope near Tai Po Market Station.
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Project Description

The Corporation conducts routine maintenance and improvement works to slopes along the East Rail Line. The works has been conducted in phases since 2004. The scope of works undertaken comprises of slope reinforcement works, installation of water drains and surface protections. Elements of greening such as surface planting were also adopted to provide a better environment to the public.

Implementation of Phase I improvement works on four slopes located near Hung Hom, Mong Kok East, Fo Tan, University and Tai Po Market were completed in 2008.

Phase II improvement works on another four slopes located near Hung Hom, Tai Po Market and Tai Wo Stations were completed in May 2011.

Phase III A improvement works on four slopes located near Kowloon Tong, Tai Wai, North of University and Tai Wo Stations were completed in May 2013.

Phase III B improvement works on another four slopes located near Ho Man Tin, Shatin, south of University and Tai Po Market Stations were completed in August 2015.

Phase V A improvement works on slopes located near Tai Wai, Shatin and Tai Po Market Stations will be completed in the 1st half of 2018.

Phase V B improvement works on slopes located near Tai Po Market and Tai Wo Stations are under planning and will be implemented in stages in the 2nd half of 2018.