Ching Ming Festival Special Transport Arrangement

Ching Ming Festival Travel Guide Part B

April 5, 2017
    All the details of Ching Ming Festival Special Transport Arrangement.

    Ching Ming

    -Du Mu (Tang Dynasty)

    A drizzling rain falls like tears on the Mourning Day;

    The mourner’s heart is going to break on his way.

    Where can a wineshop be found to drown his sad hours?

    A cowherd points to a cot ‘mid apricot flowers.


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    Hong Kong Island 

    Bus Stop Arrangement

    • Mini buses can’t enter Lin Shing Road and heading for Cape Collinson Road (except making access to Wan Tsui Estate).
    • Mini buses can’t pick up/drop off passengers along the section of Wan Tsui Road between Chai Wan Road and Fei Tsui Road.

    Special Bus Services 

    NWFB route 388 (Chai Wan Station Bus Terminus – Chai Wan Cemeteries)  & NWFB route 389 (Shau Kei Wan Bus Terminus – Chai Wan Cemeteries) will provide services at:

    • 9.00 am – 2.00 pm on 14, 15, 16, 17 and 23 April
    • 9.00 am –  to 4.00 pm on 8 April
    • 8.00 am – 5.00 pm on 1, 2 and 9 April
    • 7.00 am – 6.00 pm on 4 April

    In addition,CTB routes 8X, 19 and 780, NWFB route 9 and Cross Harbour routes 118 and 606 will provide more departures.

    Bus Services Diversion 


    8.30 am – 6.00 pm  on 1, 8, 9 & 23 April

    7.00 am – 7.00 pm on 1 & 2 April

    • CTB routes 8S, 8X, 19 and 780,NWFB route 82, Cross Harbour routes 106, 118, 606, 606X, 802 and A12 to / from Siu Sai Wan will omit Wan Tsui Road and operate along Chai Wan Road;
    • NWFB route 81, after departure from its terminal point at Hing Wah Estate Bus Terminus, will be diverted via the section of Wan Tsui Road north of Fei Tsui Road and Chai Wan Road;
    • Route 81 towards Hing Wah Estate Bus Terminus, will operate via Chai Wan Road and Wan Tsui Road;
    • Cross Harbour routes 682 and 694 after departure from their terminal points at Chai Wan and Siu Sai Wan respectively, will be diverted via Chai Wan Road.

    Bus Stop Arrangement


    8.30 am – 6.00 pm  on 1, 8, 9 & 23 April

    7.00 am – 7.00 pm on 1 & 2 April

    • Bus stops on Wan Tsui Road (both directions) will stop services;
    • Temporary bus stop on
      • Chai Wan Road outside Hong Man Industrial Building for bus routes towards Chai Wan or Siu Sai Wan;
      • Wan Tsui Road opposite to Hing Wah Estate Stage I Multi-storey Carpark for NWFB route 81 towards Lai Tak Tsuen;
      • Chai Wan Road outside Wah Tai Mansion for bus routes heading for Shau Kei Wan;
      • Lin Shing Road near Wah Ha Street for NWFB routes 388 and 389;
      • Shek O Road near the entrance of Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution for NWFB route 9;
    • Bus stop on Shek O Road near Cape Collinson Road will stop service.

    GMB services

    • 18M towards Chai Wan Station will operate via Cape Collinson Road west of Lin Shing Road, Shek O Road, Tai Tam Road and Chai Wan Road, omitting Lin Shing Road and Wan Tsui Road from 8.30 am – 6.00 pm  on 1, 8, 9 & 23 April;
    • 18M will stop service from 7.00 am – 7.00 pm on 1 & 2 April;
    • 43M towards Chai Wan Station will run via Wan Tsui Road northbound, Chai Wan Road, Hong Man Street, Cheung Lee Street, Kut Shing Street, Chai Wan Road and Island Eastern Corridor slip road. On journeys to Fung Wah Estate, it will be re-routed via Lee Chung Street, Hong Man Street, Chai Wan Road and Wan Tsui Road. Affected periods: 8.30 am – 6.00 pm  on 1, 8, 9 & 23 April ; 7.00 am – 7.00 pm on 1 & 2 April
    • End of route 43M at Chai Wan Station will change to Lee Chung Street;
    • Stop of route 66 on Wan Tsui Road westbound outside Chak Tsui House will move 40 metres westward to a point near the junction of Fei Tsui Road.

    Pok Fu Lam  & Aberdeen

    Special Bus Services

    • CTB route 347 [Admiralty Station (West) to Chinese Christian Cemetery / Aberdeen (circular)] will increase departures from 8.00 am – 3.30 pm on 2 April, from 7.30 am – 4.30 pm on 4 April;
    • NWFB route 971R [Cyberport to Mong Kok (circular)] will increase departures from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm on 2 and 4 April;
    • Special departures of NWFB route 971R [Mong Kok (Shanghai Street before Bute Street) to Cyberport] will increase departures from 9.00 am to 10.00 am on 2 and 4 April .

    In addition, CTB route 43M and NWFB route 971 will be strengthened subject to passenger demand.

    Happy Valley 

    The tram stop on Wong Nai Chung Road northbound opposite to the Hong Kong Jockey Club will change to about 30 metres northward from 7.00 am – 7.00 pm. on 1, 2 and 4 April .

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    You can browse the following website for details of the opening hours of the public cemeteries, crematoria, columbaria and Gardens of Remembrance:

    Food and Environmental Hygiene Department


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