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KMB to resume Border Route and strengthen services in North District to tie in with the border reopening arrangements

The Government announced the reopening of certain border control points. The Kowloon Motor Bus Co. (1933) Ltd. (“KMB”) believes there will be an increase in passenger demand and is prepared to resume service of Route B1 [Tin Shui Wai (Tin Tsz) ⇋ Lok Ma Chau Station] connecting the Lok Ma Chau Spur Line Control Point. Some routes in North District will also be strengthened to meet passenger needs.

Border Route B1 to resume service in conjunction with the reopening of Lok Ma Chau Spur Line Control Point

Hong Kong is reopening its border with the Mainland very soon and KMB has made preparations, including route training for bus captains and maintaining a close communication with the Transport Department to strengthen services of current routes and resume certain routes. In conjunction with the reopening of Lok Ma Chau Spur Line Control Point on 8 January (Sunday), KMB is also resuming the service of Route B1 [Tin Shui Wai (Tin Tsz) ⇋ Lok Ma Chau Station] to facilitate passengers from Tin Shui Wai and Yuen Long to travel back and forth the Mainland via the Futian Port. Route B1 also observes Castle Peak Road – Yuen Long, where passengers going to Shenzhen from other locations can enjoy an interchange discount by taking designated KMB routes to Yuen Long and interchange to Route B1. KMB will closely monitor the patronage and strengthen services of Route B1 and other routes via Castle Peak Road – Yuen Long listed below, when necessary.




Yuen Long (West) ⇋ Tsuen Wan Station


Hung Shui Kiu (Hung Fuk Estate) ⇋ Mong Kok (Park Avenue)


Long Ping Station ⇋ Kwun Tong Ferry


Hung Shui Kiu (Hung Fuk Estate) ⇋ Jordan (West Kowloon Station)


Yuen Long (West) ⇋ Causeway Bay (Tin Hau)


Services of North District routes to be strengthen to facilitate passengers going to the Mainland

Man Kam To Control Point is also reopening on the same day as Lok Ma Chau Spur Line Control Point. Together with the coming Chinese New Year holiday, KMB expects the passenger demand for travelling to and from North District will increase. Thus, KMB is extending the service hours of Route W3 [Sheung Shui ⇋ Jordan (West Kowloon Station)] starting from 9 January (Monday).


From Sheung Shui


From Jordan
(West Kowloon Station)



Mondays to Fridays (except Public Holidays)


45 mins


30 mins


30 mins


The service of Route W3 will be enhanced to most of the daytime after the extension of service hours. Passengers departing from Jordan, Tai Kok Tsui, Sha Tin and Tai Po may choose Route W3 for a direct and express service towards Sheung Shui. In addition, Route W3 is observing Fanling Highway Bus-bus Interchange (“BBI”) starting from the same day, where passengers may interchange to designated KMB routes with a “top-up” offer enjoyed there or at Tsing Sha Highway BBI for various districts with the discount up to $13.3.

KMB will also increase the headway of several North District routes following the passenger demand for connecting with the urban area at Sheung Shui Station to ease the flow of passengers at border control points. These routes include:




Sheung Shui ⇋ Tsim Sha Tsui East (Mody Road)


Sheung Shui ⇋ Olympic Station


Sheung Shui (Tin Ping) ⇋ Lam Tin Station


Fanling (Luen Wo Hui) ⇋ Lam Tin Station


Fanling (Luen Wo Hui) ⇋ Tsing Yi Station


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