Transport Department - Traffic Notices

Traffic Advice

Trial for Service Adjustment of N.T. GMB
Route No. 609 (Yuen Long Stadium to Pok Oi Hospital (Circular))

        Members of the public are advised that the service adjustment in respect of N.T. GMB Route No. 609 and its supplementary service Route No. 609B will be implemented with effect from 1 October 2017 for a trial period of six months as follows:

(a)  Route No. 609 (Yuen Long Stadium to Pok Oi Hospital (Circular))

To introduce a short-working service plying between Long Shin Estate and Yuen Long Town (Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long) near house no. 34) daily with details as follows:

(i) Operating hours:

From 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at headway of 10 minutes daily

(ii) Routeing:

Yau Shin Street, Yau Chuen Street, Yau Shin Street, Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long), Yat Sun Street, Fau Tsoi Street, Yau Sun Street, Kin Lok Street, Fung Cheung Road, Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long)*, Long Yat Road, Yuen Long Station (North) Public Transport Interchange, Long Yat Road, Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long), Au Tau roundabout, Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long) and Yau Shin Street

[*Remark: Special service is extended to operate via Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long), unnamed access road to Pok Oi Hospital, Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long), Au Tau roundabout and terminates at Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long) from 12:30 p.m. to 1.30 p.m.]

(iii) Fare: $4.7 (Same as route no. 609)

(b)  Route No. 609B (Long Shin Estate to Yuen Long Station (Circular))

To adjust the timetable and routeing as follows:

(i) Operating hours:

Advance the operating hours from 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. on Mondays to Saturdays (except Public Holidays)

(ii)  Routeing:

Yau Shin Street, Yau Chuen Street, Yau Shin Street, Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long), Long Yat Road*, Yuen Long Station (North) Public Transport Interchange, Long Yat Road, Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long), unnamed access road to Pok Oi Hospital, Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long), Au Tau roundabout, Castle Peak Road (Yuen Long) and Yau Shin Street

[*Remarks: For departures from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. on Mondays to Saturdays (except Public Holidays), the service is extended from Long Yat Road to operate via Long Lok Road, the northernmost bay at Yuen Long Station (North) Public Transport Interchange and Long Yat Road before resuming its original routeing]

(iii)  The frequency and fare will remain unchanged.

        Advance notices will be displayed by the GMB operator at the concerned GMB stops and inside vehicle compartments to inform passengers of the above arrangements.