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2021-10-22

KMB Launches Route 296D Special Departures to Detour to M+ Museum

 As the M+ Museum is set to open soon, KMB will arrange special departures of Route 296D (Sheung Tak ⇌ Kowloon Station) within certain time periods on 23 October and 12 November for detouring to West Kowloon Cultural District. Two new bus stops “Museum Drive” and “Art Park” will be added onto the original route of Route 296D to facilitate the public to visit the Cultural District.

Route 296D (Special Departure)

Date

Direction

Service Hours

23 October (Saturday)

Sheung Tak → Kowloon Station

09:00 - 17:40

Kowloon Station → Sheung Tak

10:20 - 19:40

12 November (Friday)*

Sheung Tak → Kowloon Station

09:05 - 17:55

Kowloon Station → Sheung Tak

10:20 - 21:55

*Opening date of M+ Museum

The full fare of Route 296D (special departure) will be HK$10, the same amount as the normal trips. Passengers getting on the bus from the Kowloon Union Church en-route bus stop or later are required to pay $6.8 (the sectional fare of Route 296D) only.

Interchange arrangement

Passengers can also take other KMB routes to Tseung Kwan O Tunnel Interchange or Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC) to interchange to Route 296D for M+ Museum.

1st Leg

Bus Stop for Interchange

2nd Leg

98D [Hang Hau (North) (Tseung Kwan O Hospital) → Tsim Sha Tsui East]

Tseung Kwan O Tunnel Interchange (Platform G1)

296D

297 [Hang Hau (North) (Tseung Kwan O Hospital) → Hung Hom (Hung Luen Road)]

11X [On Tai (North) → Hung Hom Station]

KITEC (Platform L1)

14X [Yau Tong (Shung Tak Wai) ─ Tsim Sha Tsui] (Circular)

213X [On Tai (South) (Hang Tai House) ─ Tsim Sha Tsui] (Circular)

215X [Lam Tin (Kwong Tin Estate) → Kowloon Station]

219X (Laguna City ─Tsim Sha Tsui) (Circular)

 

Please refer to the appendix for more information.

Passengers may call the KMB Customer Service Hotline on 2745-4466 or LiveChat with us on App1933 or the KMB website for more details.