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HyD requests MTRCL to give detailed account of excavation works incident at SCL Exhibition Centre Station

     The Exhibition Centre Station is an underground station of the Hung Hom to Admiralty Extension Section of the Shatin-Central Link (SCL). During construction of the station, the contractor has to build temporary supporting structures for the carrying out of excavation works. 

     The MTR Corporation Limited (MTRCL) is entrusted by the Government as the project manager of the SCL works, it has the responsibility to ensure the safety and quality of the construction works.

     Regarding media enquiries today (June 17) on the excavation works of the Exhibition Centre Station, the Highways Department (HyD) had not received notification from the MTRCL before. The HyD has immediately followed up the matter today and requested the MTRCL to give a detailed account of the incident in writing within 48 hours. The HyD will not comment on the matter at this stage.

Ends/Sunday, June 17, 2018