HK high speed rail v. Chinese high speed rail

18 December 2009

China: Peking to Canton
length: thousands of km
time: 10 hours
top speed: ?
average speed: ?
cost: 200billion people’s dollar
(source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1935188.stm)

WuHan-Canton line:
lengh: 1029km
Top speed: 400km/h
Cost: 93Billion

Hong Kong: Kowloon to Canton
length: 26 km aka a big blackhole beneath New Territories
time: ? (unclear, for passengers need to get through the border control)
topspeed: 200km/hour
average speed: 130km/h
cost: 70 billion hk dollars (i.e. a quarter of the entire length of Canton-Peking line) 2.5 billion per km, over 10 times the average of the chinese line

See also
高鐵世紀騙局 http://ka-yue.com/blog/%E5%8F%8D%E9%AB%98%E9%90%B5%EF%BC%81%EF%BC%81%EF%BC%81%EF%BC%81%EF%BC%81

Charts on HK low speed rail

高鐵工程或令米埔水位降
【明報專訊】全長26公里的廣深港高速鐵路香港段,部分會穿越國際重要濕地米埔、農地及郊野公園,民間學者兼有機菜農文思慧發現,港鐵的環評報告承認隧道工程有可能導致地下水位下降,但未有詳細評估水位下降對地面生態及農業的影響,擔心這項失誤會造成生態災難,要求今日開會審批的環諮會環評小組否決該份環評報告。…

文思慧今日會向環諮會提交廣深港環評不足的文章,要求該會環評小組認真審視是否通過報告。她引述環評的「水文地質報告」部分,指報告承認「隧道工程可能引致地下水不受控,湧入挖掘中的工地」,因而有地下水位下降的風險;地下水位下降,會引起上層土壤沉降,及破壞地面建築及設施。….

Related post
九廣高鐵成本效益
short link: http://wp.me/pHENS-1K

2 Responses to “HK high speed rail v. Chinese high speed rail”

  1. hkhongkong Says:

    ﹝南華早報報道翻譯﹞北京交通大學趙堅:香港有民主,議員應阻建高鐵

    http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1004776

    高鐵戰訊:全國一齊死 高鐵起不起?
    http://inmediahk.net/node/1005518


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