Panel on Transport

Subcommittee on Matters Relating to Railways

Meeting on
Friday, 11 January 2008, at 8:30 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting and matters arising
(8:30 am - 8:32 am)

LC Paper No. CB(1)301/07-08
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1)302/07-08 on 21 November 2007)

-Minutes of meeting held on 9 November 2007

II.Information paper issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(1)545/07-08(01)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1)520/07-08 on 7 January 2008)

-Administration's letter on progress update on matters arising from the Rail Merger Bill, including a progress update on Shatin to Central Link provided by the Administration (Annex 1) and a paper from MTR Corporation Limited on the progress of the related matters (Annex 2)

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting scheduled for 7 March 2008
(8:32 am - 8:35 am)

LC Paper No. CB(1)520/07-08(01)
(issued on 7 January 2008)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(1)520/07-08(02)
(issued on 7 January 2008)

-List of follow-up actions

*IV.South Island Line
(8:35 am - 10:30 am)

File Ref.: THB(T)CR 17/1016/99
(issued on 19 December 2007)

-Administration's paper on the Mass Transit Railway South Island Line (Legislative Council Brief)

LC Paper No. CB(1)520/07-08(03)
(issued on 7 January 2008)

-Administration's paper on land use planning in Southern District and projected patronage of South Island Line (East) and assessment of impact of South Island Line (East) on other public transport modes

LC Paper No. CB(1)521/07-08
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1)520/07-08 on 7 January 2008)

-Paper on Mass Transit Railway - South Island Line prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat (Background brief)

V.Any other business
(10:30 am onwards)

*Members of the Panel on Economic Development, members of the Panel on Development and all other Hon Members are invited to join the discussion on the item.

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
7 January 2008