Hong Kong leader to ‘unveil plans for new rail link’ with Qianhai in policy address

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is expected to announce the construction of a rail link connecting the northern New Territories and Shenzhen’s burgeoning Qianhai economic zone in her policy address next month, the Post has learned.The rail project, estimated to cost billions of dollars, will serve as an extension of a planned HK$62 billion Northern Link to cater for the newly announced eightfold expansion of Qianhai.Sources on Thursday said Beijing had planned the construction of a…