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HZMB welcomes 59,000 passengers on first Saturday after opening

(People's Daily Online)    17:26, October 29, 2018

An aerial view of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. At 55 kilometers, the bridge is the world's longest sea-spanning structure. [Photo/HZMB AUTHORITY]

The Hong Kong port of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) served 59,000 passengers on Oct. 27, the first Saturday since it opened, according to data released by the Hong Kong Immigration Department.

On Oct. 27, the total number of people to pass through the new bridge's Hong Kong port reached 58,710, of which 26,804 were entries and 31,906 exits. It was the largest figure recorded since the bridge opened last Wednesday, exceeding the estimation of 55,850.

By noon of Oct. 28, 889 vehicles had passed through the toll gates of the HZMB, 423 of which were heading to Hong Kong.

According to the HZMB authorities, the number of shuttle buses and cross-border buses running on the bridge reached 590, the largest among all types of vehicle. 

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(Web editor: Bianji, Hongyu)

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