Applications invited for operation of green minibus routes

     The Transport Department (TD) published a Gazette notice today (July 5) to invite applications for passenger service licences for the operation of five packages of 12 public light bus (scheduled) routes (green minibus routes) in the New Territories, Kowloon and on Hong Kong Island.

     The five packages are:

(1) between Tsing Yi Public Pier and Princess Margaret Hospital;
     between Wong Nai Tau andWan Tau Tong;
     between Shek Mun and Wan Tau Tong; and
     between Ma Liu Shui Ferry Pier and Wan Tau Tong;

(2) between Po Lam and Chun Cheong Street;
     between Po Lam and Kowloon Bay; and
     Haven of Hope Hospital and Po Lam Public Transport Interchange (Circular);

(3) between Hung Shui Kiu (Hung Yuen Road) and Tin Shui Wai (Tin Tan Street);
     Hung Shui Kiu (Hung Yuen Road) to Long Ping Station (Circular); and
     between Yuen Long (Fung Cheung Road) and Kong Tau Tsuen;

(4) Sheung Wan (Hollywood Road) to Caine Road (Circular);

(5) between Choi Hing Court and Kai Tak.

     Application forms are obtainable free of charge from the following offices:

(a) TD New Territories Regional Office, 7/F, Mongkok Government Offices, 30 Luen Wan Street, Kowloon; and
(b) TD Hong Kong Licensing Office, 3/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Hong Kong.
     Applicants should refer to the details of the public light bus (scheduled) routes and "Guidance Notes for Applicants" attached in the application form when completing the application form.

     Completed application forms must be submitted in a plain white envelope sealed and marked on the outside of the envelope with "Application for Passenger Service Licence(s) in Respect of the Packages of Public Light Bus (Scheduled) Routes Gazetted in July 2019" and placed in the TD Tender Box located at the reception counter of the TD Headquarters at 10/F of South Tower, West Kowloon Government Offices, 11 Hoi Ting Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, before noon on August 16 (Friday). Applications by any other means or submitted late will not be considered.

Ends/Friday, July 5, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:00