2021-03-10 :Ching Ming Festival 2021 Traffic Notices

March 10, 2021

Transport Department Notice

Special Traffic and Transport Arrangements in Tsang Tsui, Tuen Mun for
Ching Ming Festival 2021

        Notice is hereby given that the following special traffic and transport arrangements will be implemented in Tsang Tsui, Tuen Mun during the Ching Ming Festival in 2021: 

(A)       Road Closure

The section of Nim Wan Road between Yung Long Road and the access road to Tsang Tsui Columbarium will be designated as closed road from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm daily on 20, 21, 27 and 28 March, 2 – 6, 10, 11, 17 and 18 April 2021.  Except for the following vehicles, all other vehicles and pedestrians will be prohibited from entering the above road section:

  •  Emergency vehicles;
  •  Franchised buses;
  •  Taxis;
  •  Vehicles heading for West New Territories Landfill and T ▪ PARK;
  •  Vehicles with permits issued by the Commissioner for Transport; and
  •  Vehicles permitted by the Police on site. 

(B)       Public Transport Arrangements 

KMB will operate a special service Route No. 56S between Tuen Mun Station and Tsang Tsui on 20, 21, 27 and 28 March, 2 – 6, 10, 11, 17 and 18 April 2021.  The operating hours are as follows: 

Route No. 56S 

From Tuen Mun StationFrom Tsang Tsui
From 7.30 am to 5.00 pmFrom 8.45 am to 7.00 pm

Grave sweepers heading for Tsang Tsui Columbarium are advised to check the bus service headway through KMB’s website or mobile application. 

Motorists are not allowed to let vehicles (except franchised buses or vehicles approved by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department) stand or wait on the passages inside Tsang Tsui Columbarium.

 (C)       Attention and Appeal 

        Members of the public are advised that during the Festival, congestion may take place on the roads leading to Tsang Tsui Columbarium, namely Lung Mun Road and Lung Kwu Tan Road.  Any vehicles found illegally parked on these roads might be towed away by the Police without prior notice.  Motorists should exercise tolerance and patience.  Police officers will be on-site to guide motorists, road closures, traffic control and public transport diversions will be made at the time depending on conditions in the area.  The public transport operator will display notices to advise passengers of the above temporary arrangements. 

        Grave sweepers are advised that walking or driving to Tsang Tsui Columbarium are not allowed, and they have to take KMB special route no. 56S or taxi to/from Tsang Tsui Columbarium.  They may also consider heading for Tsang Tsui Columbarium early or on other days outside the road closure period.  Other than the above-mentioned road closure period, grave sweepers heading for Tsang Tsui Columbarium using private cars should also observe the opening hours of the Columbarium.  The opening hours can be found at the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department’s website: https://www.fehd.gov.hk/english/cc/introduction.html 

        Members of the public may enquire 1823 Call Centre, browse Transport Department’s website www.td.gov.hk or HKeMobility mobile application for more details about the latest special traffic and transport arrangements.

 LAW Shuk-pui, Rosanna Commissioner for Transport

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