Protests Cripples Hong Kong City as China marks 70 years of Communist rule

Protests cripples Hong Kong city as China marks 70 years of Communist rule. Most of the businesses are closed fearing violence and police warning.

This video is shot at Causeway Bay area, one of the key protest areas in Hong Kong.

There were few violence incidents were reported during the protest in Hong Kong. Following video compiled some of these incidents.

Hong Kong transportation department official 1556 Special Traffic News altered public in the morning about protest and its impact on public transportation systems. Following MRT stations were closed:

The following MTR stations are closed:

HK Island Line
– Sai Ying Pun
– Admiralty
– Wan Chai
– Causeway Bay

Tseun Wan Line
– Tsim Sha Tsui
– Jordan
– Yau Ma Tei
– Mong Kok
– Prince Edward
– Sham Shui Po
– Kwai Fong
– Kwai Hing
– Tai Wo Hau
– Tseun Wan

Kwun Tong Line
– Yau Ma Tei
– Mong Kok
– Prince Edward
– Lok Fu
– Wong Tai Sin
– Diamond Hill

Ma On Shan Line
– Che Kung Temple

East Rail Line
– Sha Tin

West Rail
– Tseun Wan West
– Tuen Mun

Major Roads in Hong Kong are closed due to road situation, the following road sections are temporarily blocked / closed to all traffic:

Hong Kong Island:

– The Shek Tong Tsui exit of Western Harbour Crossing

– Paterson Street

– Kingston Street

– Cleveland Street

– Great George Street

– Lee Garden Road

– Tang Lung Street

– Irving Street

– Yee Wo Street

– Hennessy Road

– Percival Street

– Garden Road (North bound)

– Des Voeux Road Central (East bound), east of Pedder Street

– Harcourt Road (East bound), east of Cotton Tree Drive

– Gloucester Road (West bound), west of Tonnochy Road flyover

– Canal Road (North bound), slip road to Gloucester Road

– Queensway

– Des Voeux Road Central

Kowloon:

– Cheung Sha Wan Road (South bound) near Maple Street

– Lung Cheung Road near Wong Tai Sin Plaza

– Nathan Road (South bound) near Argyle Street

New Territories:

– Lion Rock Tunnel Road between Che Kung Miu Road and Shatin Centre Street

– Man Lam Road

– Man Lai Road

– Shatin Centre Street

– Wang Pok Street

– Yuen Wo Road between Wang Pok Street and Sha Tin Rural Committee Road

– Pak Hok Ting Street

– Yi Ching Lane

– Tam Kon Po Street

– Sha Tsui Road

– Yeung Uk Road (West bound)

– Pai Tau Street

– Sheung Wo Che Road

– Tuen Mun Road between Tsing Tin Road and Hoi Wing Road Due to road situation, the following public transport services have been adjusted temporarily as follows:

The following bus routes are suspended:

Hong Kong Island Routes: 2, 5X, 8H, 11, 12, 12A, 12M, 13, 15B, 15C, X15, X15R, 23, 25, 26, 40M, 260, 590, 702, 789

Cross Harbour Routes: 103, 113, 117, 671, 904, 905, 930, 930X, 948, 970, 970X, 973, H1, W1

North Lantau Shuttle Routes S1, S52, S52A, S56, S64 MTR Shuttle Service: K51

The following bus routes are truncated/ diverted:

Hong Kong Island Routes: 1, 2, 2A, 2X, 5B, 6, 6X, 7, 8, 8P, 10, 11, 15, 25A, 30X, 37A, 37B, 38, 40, 40M, 42, 70, 71, 72, 72A, 75, 77, 81, 90, 90B, 91, 96, 97, 701, 720, 722, 780, 788

New Territories Route: B3, B3M, B3X, 52X, 60M, 60X, 61X, 72A, 80M, 86, 89, 249X, 282, 263, 259D, 796C. 798 Cross Harbour Routes: H2, 101, 102, 104, 106, 107, 108, 109, 111, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 118, 170, 171, 182, 307, 601, 603, 619, 671, 673, 680, 681, 690, 904, 905, 914, 930, 930X, 934, 936, 948, 960, 961, 962B, 962X, 967, 968, 969, 971, 973, 978 Airport / North Lantau External Routes: A11, A12, A20, A33X, A41, E11, E11A, E21, E21A, E22, E22A, E23, E23A, E32, E33, E33P, E34A, E34B, E41, E42

MTR Shuttle Service: 506, K52 Residents’ Services 88R, NR331, NR331S

Tram service: Tram services between North Point and Sheung Wan are suspended.

All all public transportation modes were severely affected. Since police has send the warning messages yesterday, most residents preferred to stay closer to home and avoided unnecessary travel.

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