Two local public bus routes travelling between the Macau border checkpoint on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB) and the peninsula (101X), and between the checkpoint and Taipa (102X), will start at 7 a.m. tomorrow, two hours before the commencement of the operation of the delta bridge at 9 a.m., according to a statement by the Transport Bureau (DSAT) Monday.
Route 101X, run by public bus operator TCM, will be in service 24/7, while route 102X, operated by public bus operator Transmac, will be in service between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. daily.
According to the statement, there will be a bus departing between every eight minutes and 30 minutes for route 101X depending on the time of the day, with different schedules on weekdays and weekends.
There will be a bus between every 12 minutes and 20 minutes for route 102X.
Meanwhile, the statement also said that the HZMB Macau Border Checkpoint Management Area – except the border checkpoint building – will open to members of the public at 3 p.m. today, before the mega-bridge starts operating at 9 a.m. tomorrow. The statement said that the West Car Park in the Macau Border Checkpoint Management Area will be open to the public at this time.
Traffic between the HZMB Macau Border Checkpoint Management Area and the peninsula will go via the land reclamation area officially known as Zone A – which lies off the north-eastern coast of the peninsula.
President Xi Jinping will preside over the opening ceremony of the bridge in Zhuhai this morning.