Shatin to Center Link

The Shatin to Center Link is a new to build subway line between Shatin station on Kowloon Island and HK Central station on Hong Kong Island.

Project description

Contract 1121 consists of the connecting Cut and Cover tunnels at Hung Hom Station and the Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter, and in between an immersed tunnel with a length of 1.3 kilometres suitable for 2 track metro. The tunnel elements will be built in a construction dock (Shek’O) at the south side of Hong Kong Island and transported to the site in the Victoria Harbour. The Client is MTR, the public transport company of Hong Kong.

Tender process in a competitive dialogue with the Client and in two stages: 1st Stage submission is a technical bid and 2nd Stage submission is a financial bid and updated technical design.

Scope of work

TEC has been working together with MottMacDonald HK as a sub consultant for the Contractors’ JV consisting of Zublin (Germany), Samsung (South Korea), Strukton (The Netherlands) and Hsin Chong (Hong Kong).
TEC was responsible for the design of the immersed tunnel; the baseline design and several alternatives resulting in an Innovative Design.

TEC Deliverables for the Tender Bid:

  • Design Basis of Immersed Tunnel
  • Design report Immersed Tunnel
  • Design report Innovative Tunnel Design
  • Structural Drawings of baseline IMT and Innovative IMT
  • Temporary works of Immersed Tunnel
  • BIM/Revit Design
Harbour with many small boats

Project facts Shatin to Center Link

  • Client
    Harbour Crossing JV
  • Duration
  • Country
  • Project phase
  • Location 
    Hong Kong
René Kuiper - Project Manager / Senior Consultant Immersed Tunnels


Project Manager / Senior Consultant Immersed Tunnels