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  1. Cross-border buses give KCRC run for its money

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... The big increase in crossing numbers has instead gone to the Lok Ma Chau crossing, which you might think would be good news for the Lok Ma Chau line, except for one thing. It is mostly buses ... for that extra stop costs you an extra HK$22.80. If the KCRC now makes its fares on the Lok Ma Chau line competitive with the buses there, then it would undercut its sting on the Lo Wu crossing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/593896/cross-border-buses-give-kcrc-run-its-money
  2. Shenzhen relents on checkpoint restrictions for buses

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Shenzhen authorities yesterday introduced a temporary measure allowing short-distance cross-border buses to pick up passengers at the Huanggang checkpoint after an unexpected ban on the practice was imposed on Tuesday night. Sammy Chow Hing-wong, general secretary of the Hong Kong and Guangdong Boundary Crossing Bus Association, yesterday said operators had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/446954/shenzhen-relents-checkpoint-restrictions-buses
  3. Unauthorised cross-border buses to be legalised

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation alleged the illegal bus operators had eaten into its East Rail profits. 'The operators have eaten into the profits of taxis, minibuses and yellow buses [running ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457124/unauthorised-cross-border-buses-be-legalised
  4. Villagers in walking distance of crossing want to pass on buses

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ngai Chi-kin has been watching the construction of the new Lok Ma Chau KCR Station just a stone's throw away from his home in Ha Wan Tsuen. The village chief had looked forward to the opening of the spur line and the benefits it would bring, not leas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/593638/villagers-walking-distance-crossing-want-pass-buses
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Lo Wu closed-border quota upsets parents of children studying in city

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... cross-border pupils were unable to start school yesterday because they lacked permits that enable them to reach their school buses waiting in the boundary closed area. Their parents, who had been ... for the buses, it has been raised from 4,000 to 4,600. A representative of a parent group that has campaigned for more permits and curbs on soaring school bus fees says he and his wife have no time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1028882/lo-wu-closed-border-quota-upsets-parents-children-studying-city
  6. Parking zone error made children late for school

    Posted Sep 12th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... 5pm and 5.30pm when schools opened on September 1. 'At 8am all schools had started- what good does it serve not to let the school buses in the area until then?' The department ... children who travel across the border every day to go to school in Hong Kong said the department should also consider opening up the border for more school buses. Mrs Fong, whose daughter studies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/692244/parking-zone-error-made-children-late-school
  7. Through bus planned for border city pupils

    Posted Jun 27th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Bid to ease congestion at Lo Wu checkpoint The government is considering operating cross-border school buses for students who commute from Shenzhen to Hong Kong daily to ease ... and the needs of cross-boundary students require special consideration.' It said one plan being examined was to allow cross-border school buses to shuttle students between Shenzhen and schools ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598340/through-bus-planned-border-city-pupils
  8. Rethink on closure of Man Kam To crossing

    Posted Mar 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Wenjindu port. Clearance services for passengers, including cross-boundary buses and private cars, will be suspended, but buses carrying cross-border schoolchildren and trucks are unaffected. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707366/rethink-closure-man-kam-crossing
  9. District's residents fight for right to use border crossing

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... The two-year closure of the border crossing- due to renovations on the Shenzhen side- has angered the district's residents because it came with little warning. However, buses carrying school ... the hardest hit were the 2,600 people who used to travel by bus from Sheung Shui to Man Kam To every day. Among those affected are school children who cross the border every day. Although school buses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706759/districts-residents-fight-right-use-border-crossing
  10. Up to 100 cross-border students lack permits

    Posted Sep 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The children do not have closed-area permits, which give access to Lo Wu Station Road and public transport at the Lok Ma Chau border crossing and would have enabled them to use school buses. Many ... including children as young as eight, are without a permit. Students with permits can use school buses and reach school within six minutes of crossing the border. But those without permits face ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/978215/100-cross-border-students-lack-permits

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