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Christmas crowd control at Lan Kwai Fong

Christmas crowd control at Lan Kwai Fong

Crowd management will be enforced at Lan Kwai Fong, Central on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to facilitate public celebrations, police said.
MTR services will maintain normal operating hours and no overnight train service will be provided on Friday. Eight MTR railway lines -- other than the Disneyland Resort Line and Airport Express -- will enhance service frequency in the afternoon. Island Line, Tsuen Wan Line, Kwun Tong Line, Tuen Ma Line and East Rail Line (Hung Hom – Sheung Shui) will enhance services from December 25 to 27.

Some bus and minibus routes, as well as tram services will extend their operating hours on Christmas Eve.

Police announced that the following roads will be closed from 2pm on December 24 to 5am on December 25:

- D'Aguilar Street between Wyndham Street and Wellington Street

- Lan Kwai Fong

- Wing Wah Lane

- Wo On Lane

- Wellington Street between Wyndham Street and D'Aguilar Street

- On Lan Street.

Depending on the crowd situation, the following roads may be closed:

- Stanley Street between D’Aguilar Street and Cochrane Street

- Wyndham Street between Glenealy and Queen's Road Central

- D'Aguilar Street between Queen’s Road Central and Wellington Street

- Wellington Street between D'Aguilar Street and Cochrane Street

- Cochrane Street between Wellington Street and Stanley Street

- Lyndhurst Terrance

- Queen’s Road Central between Pedder Street and Pottinger Street.

With the traffic diversions, the crowd will be directed to queue up along Queen's Road Central, D'Aguilar Street, Stanley Street, Cochrane Street and Wellington Street. The whole section of D'Aguilar Street will be closed to vehicular traffic.

Public parking spaces in the area will be suspended.

Depending on actual traffic and crowd conditions of these areas, the above traffic arrangements and crowd safety management measures will also be implemented from 2pm on December 25 to 5am on December 28.
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