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Welcome to the homepage of Micro-Laboratory of Atmospheric Research and Geomatics Engineering (Micro-LARGE)

Last updated on August 29, 2016

 

Office Street Address and Express Delivery Address (see the map below):

Room ZS617, Block Z (Phase 8), PolyU

(A little off the PolyU Main Campus)

181 Chatham Road South

Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
P.R. China

(You can drive to the above address directly and park in front of the Building temporarily)

 

Department of Land Surveying & Geo-Informatics (LSGI)

Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
P.R. China

 

 

Electronic Address:

 

Phone: (852)2766 5961 (office) (852)5178 3176 (cell)
E-mail: lszzliu   at    polyu.edu.hk (Office)

E-mail: zzliu2   at    gmail.com (Home)

N.B. If you are going to send the email in Chinese, please use my home email address, because the office email system may not be able to display Chinese correctly.

 

Fax:  (852)2330 2994

 

Office Mailing Address:

 

Dr. George Zhizhao Liu

Department of Land Surveying & Geo-Informatics (LSGI)

Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
11 Yuk Choi Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

P.R. China

 

Access Our Office:

 

[PolyU Main Campus is 2-minute walking distance from the Hong Kong’s Hung Hom MTR (mass transportation railway) train station]

[PolyU Block Z Building is 10-minute walking distance from the Hong Kong’s Hung Hom MTR (mass transportation railway) train station]

 

(a) PolyU Block Z in Google Map

 

(b) PolyU Block Z in PolyU Campus Map

 

(c) PolyU Campus in Google Map

 

 

 

Hotels Nearby PolyU

 

1) Harbour Plaza Metropolis 

Address: 7 Metropolis Drive, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Website : www.harbour-plaza.com/hpme

Direct: (852) 3160 6890 
Fax: (852) 3160 6988 / (852) 3160 6989 
Email: 
rsvn.hpme@harbour-plaza.com

[This is where I often book rooms for my visitors. It is about 8-minute walking distance to PolyU]

Description: arbour Plaza Metropolis

2) Regal Kowloon Hotel

Address: 
71 Mody Road,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Website : 
www.regalhotel.com

Direct: (852) 2313 8637 
Fax: (852) 2311 8900 
Email: rkh.mice@regalhotel.com

Description: P International House

3) Hotel ICON

Address:

17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Website : www.hotel-icon.com

Phone: (852) 3400 1688
Fax: (852) 3400 1689 
Email: book@hotel-icon.com

 

Description: otel Icon

4) InterContinental Grand Stanford Hotel

Address: 
70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Website : 
www.hongkong.intercontinental.com

Tel: (852) 2731 2882 
Fax: (852) 2723 5121 
Email: reservation@grandstandford.com

Description: nterContinental Grand Stanford Hotel

5) Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong

Address: 50 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Website : 
www.holidayinn.com/hongkong-gldn

Direct: (852) 2315 1234 
Fax: (852) 2723 1957 
Email: Meris.lam@goldenmile.com

 

6) BP International

Address: 8 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Website : 
www.bpih.com.hk

Tel: (852) 2376 3335 
Fax: (852) 2376 1333 
Email: ivywong@bpih.com.hk

Description: nterContinental Grand Stanford Hotel


How to Get to PolyU and Hotels Nearby PolyU

 

(1)          From Hong Kong International Airport (the only Airport in Hong Kong) to PolyU

 

(1.1) Taxi: from Hong Kong International Airport to PolyU, the total taxi cost should be about HK$300 (about US$40). The distance is about 34 km and costs about 40 minutes.

 

OR  

 

(1.2) Airport Express Railway (plus a short distance Taxi): You may take the Airport Express Railway from Airport to “Kowloon station” first, which takes you about 21 minutes. The Railway ticket can be purchased at the Airport at a price of HK$90. After you get off the “Kowloon station”, you may take a taxi to PolyU, which will take you about 15-20 minute at a price of about HK$50.

 

Service Hours:

From Airport to ”Kowloon station”, the first train departs airport at 05:54 AM. The last train departs airport at 00:48AM.

 

From “Kowloon station” to Airport, the first train departs ”Kowloon station” at 05:53 AM. The last train departs ”Kowloon station” at 00:52AM. 

 

OR

 

(1.3) Some hotels have direct shuttle bus between the Airport and their hotels. But this is usually not free. The bus ticket usually is close to HK$120. From the hotels, you then get to PolyU.

 

(2)          From Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, Mainland China to PolyU

(website: http://www.it3.mtr.com.hk/B2C/frmTravelPlanningHK.asp?strLang=Big5&strPageName=HongKong)

Detailed Map from Hong Kong to Guangzhou

(2.1)  There is one train going between Hong Kong and Guangzhou directly. It takes about 120 minutes and the price is HK$190 per single trip or RMB 154 per single trip (either RMB or HK$ is accepted at the ticket count).

(2.2)  From Guangzhou, the departure station is “Guangzhou East Railway Station”. (different from the above “Kowloon Station”).

(2.3)  The destination at Hong Kong is called “Hung Hom Station”. This “Hung Hom Station” is just 50 meters from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Campus.

(2.4)  According to the Chinese customs regulation, passengers are advised to arrive at “Guangzhou East Railway Station” 45 minutes before the scheduled departure time for customs formalities. The boarding gate will be closed 10 minutes before the train departs.

(2.5)  Many countries’ visitors to Hong Kong do not need a visa. However a visa is often required to enter into China.

(2.6)  The frequency of the train is 12 times per day from Guangzhou to Hong Kong. This train has a middle stop at Dongguang station.

The train schedule is:

Guangzhou East/Dongguan(Changping) à Hung Hom

(Southbound)

Train No.

Time Schedule

Depart Guangzhou East

Depart Dongguan (Changping)

Arrive Hung Hom

T801

08:19

09:03

10:12

T807

09:03

09:47

10:56

T813

09:50

10:34

11:43

T823 (Ktt)

10:39

11:23

12:29

T817

12:12

--

14:07

T809

13:52

14:37

15:46

T825 (Ktt)

15:31

16:14

17:21

T815

16:12

16:56

18:05

T803

16:56

17:40

18:49

T819

18:15

18:59

20:08

T827 (Ktt)

20:15

20:58

22:05

T811

21:32

--

23:25

 

(3)          From Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, Mainland China to PolyU

MTR_HK_Map.jpg

(3.1) From Shenzhen to PolyU, you may take a train. This train is called “East Line MTR train”. It takes about 60 minutes from Shenzhen to Hong Kong’s destination. The destination at Hong Kong is called “Hung Hom Station”. This “Hung Hom Station” is just 50 meters from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Campus.

 

(3.2) There are more than 2 customs between Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Two customs can be accessed via Train. One is Luo-Hu customs and the other is Fu-tian customs.

 

(3.3) Option 1: from Shenzhen’s Fu-tian Customs to Hong Kong

 (Note: the Fu-tian customs is called Fu-tian customs by Shenzhen. It is called Lok Ma Chau at the Hong Kong side. It is somewhat confusing for the non-local visitors).

 

The first train leaves Shenzhen’s Fu-tian customs for Hong Kong is: 06:38 AM in the morning, Monday to Sunday.

 

The last train leaves Shenzhen’s Fu-tian customs for Hong Kong is: 22:55, Monday to Sunday

 

OR

 

(3.4) Option 2: From Shenzhen’s Luo Hu Customs to Hong Kong

(Note: the Luo Hu customs is called Luo Hu customs by Shenzhen. It is called Lo Wu at the Hong Kong side. It is somewhat confusing for the non-local visitors).

The first train leaves Shenzhen’s Luo Hu customs (i.e. Lo Wu called by Hong Kong) for Hong Kong is: 05:55 AM in the morning, Monday to Sunday

 

The last train leaves Shenzhen’s Luo Hu customs (i.e. Lo Wu called by Hong Kong) for Hong Kong is: 00:30 AM in the morning, Monday to Sunday

 

From PolyU to Mainland China (e.g. Guangzhou, Shenzhen, etc)

 

(1)          From PolyU to Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, Mainland China

MTR_HK_Map.jpg

(1.1) From PolyU to Shenzhen, you may take a train. This train is called “East Line MTR train”. It takes about 60 minutes from Hong Kong to Shenzhen’s customs. The departure station at Hong Kong is called “Hung Hom Station”. This “Hung Hom Station” is just 50 meters from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Campus.

 

(1.2) There are more than 2 customs between Hong Kong and Shenzhen. Two customs can be accessed via Train. One is Luo-Hu customs and the other is Fu-tian customs.

 

(1.3) Option 1: from Hong Kong to Shenzhen’s Fu-tian Customs

 (Note: the Fu-tian customs is called Fu-tian customs by Shenzhen. It is called Lok Ma Chau at the Hong Kong side. It is somewhat confusing for the non-local visitors).

 

The first train from Hong Kong’s Hung Hom MTR station Shenzhen’s Fu-tian customs (i.e. Lok Ma Chau called by Hong Kong) is 05:35AM, Monday to Sunday

 

The last train from Hong Kong’s Hung Hom MTR station to Shenzhen’s Fu-tian customs (i.e. Lok Ma Chau called by Hong Kong) is 21:35, Monday to Sunday

 

 

OR

 

(1.4) Option 2: From Hong Kong to Shenzhen’s Luo Hu Customs

(Note: the Luo Hu customs is called Luo Hu customs by Shenzhen. It is called Lo Wu at the Hong Kong side. It is somewhat confusing for the non-local visitors).

 

The first train from Hong Kong’s Hung Hom MTR station to Shenzhen’s Luo Hu customs (i.e. Lo Wu called by Hong Kong) is 05:30AM, , Monday to Sunday

 

The last train from Hong Kong’s Hung Hom MTR station to Shenzhen’s Luo Hu customs (i.e. Lo Wu called by Hong Kong) is 23:07, , Monday to Sunday

 

(2)          From PolyU to Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, Mainland China

Detailed Map from Hong Kong to Guangzhou

(2.1)  There is one train going between Hong Kong and Guangzhou directly. It takes about 120 minutes and the price is HK$190 per single trip.

(2.2)  From Hong Kong, the departure station is “Hung Hom Station” (different from the above “Kowloon Station”). This “Hung Hom Station” is just 50 meters from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Campus.

(2.3)  The destination at Guangzhou is called “Guangzhou East Railway Station”

(2.4)  According to the Train company’s website notice (http://www.it3.mtr.com.hk/B2C/frmNotice.asp?strLang=Eng) , passengers are advised to arrive at “Hung Hom Station” 45 minutes before the scheduled departure time for customs formalities. The boarding gate will be closed 10 minutes before the train departs.

(2.5)  Many countries’ visitors to Hong Kong do not need a visa. However a visa is often required to enter into China.

(2.6)  The frequency of the train is 12 times per day from Hong Kong to Guangzhou. This train has a middle stop at Dongguang station.

The train schedule is:

Hung Hom àDongguan (Changping)/Guangzhou East

(Northbound)

Train No.

Time Schedule

Depart Hung Hom

Arrive Dongguan (Changping)

Arrive Guangzhou East

T812

07:25

08:36

09:20

T824 (Ktt)

08:18

09:26

10:09

T820

09:24

10:35

11:19

T804

10:42

11:53

12:37

T808

11:28

--

13:23

T814

12:14

--

14:09

T826 (Ktt)

13:10

14:18

15:01

T818

14:47

15:58

16:42

T810

16:35

17:46

18:29

T828 (Ktt)

17:50

18:58

19:41

T816

18:35

19:46

20:30

T802

19:24

20:35

21:19

 

Some extra information about transportation

 

(1) From Shenzhen Airport to the Shenzhen customs (Shenzhen-Hong Kong boundary)

 

(1.1) Take the Shenzhen Airport's train (directly at the airport) directly to the Shenzhen’s Luo Hu costoms. It will take about 60 minutes.

OR

(1.2) Take Shenzhen Airport's shuttle bus (bus ticket is RMB20 and can be purchased just at Airport). It is shorter than 60 minutes.

OR

(1.3) Take a taxi.

 

(2) From Hong Kong International Airport to Guangzhou by Bus

 

(2.1) Passengers can take bus directly from Hong Kong International Airport to Guangzhou with a 3-hour trip.

(2.2) Similarly, passengers can take bus directly from Guangzhou to Hong Kong International Airport with a 3-hour trip.

 

(3) From Hong Kong to Wuhan (Wuhan Univeristy)

 

(3.1) Take flight from Hong Kong International Airport to Wuhan International Airport. It takes about 2 hours.

 

OR

 

(3.2) Take a Train from Hong Kong to Shenzhen’s Fu-tian customs (described above). Then take the Shenzhen’s subway directly at Fu-tian customs to the “Shenzhen North Station” (Taking taxi is not a good option. It is not faster but more expensive). From “Shenzhen North Station”, take the High-speed train from “Shenzhen North Station” to “Wuhan Station”. It takes about 4.5~5 hours. The 2nd class ticket is RMB540 per single trip.

Disclaimer: The train schedule information is for your reference only. Train schedules change without notice. Ticket price is calculated from the ticket price table. Actual price may vary. Please contact local stations to confirm all the data.

TrainNo

Orgin-Destination

From (in Chinese)

DeptTime

To (in Chinese)

ArrTime

Distance (km)

Total Time (hh:mm)

Seat (RMB)

Hard Sleeper (RMB)

Soft Sleeper (RMB)

G1012

Shenzhen North - Wuhan

Shenzhen North (深圳北)

07:00

Wuhan (武汉)

11:50

-

04:50

- / -

- / - / -

- / -

G1014

Shenzhen North - Wuhan

Shenzhen North (深圳北)

08:30

Wuhan (武汉)

13:31

-

05:01

- / -

- / - / -

- / -

G1002

Shenzhen North - Wuhan

Shenzhen North (深圳北)

10:00

Wuhan (武汉)

14:13

-

04:13

- / -

- / - / -

- / -

G1016

Shenzhen North - Wuhan

Shenzhen North (深圳北)

11:15

Wuhan (武汉)

16:03

-

04:48

- / -

- / - / -

- / -

G1018

Shenzhen North - Wuhan

Shenzhen North (深圳北)

12:36

Wuhan (武汉)

17:26

-

04:50

- / -

- / - / -

- / -

G1004

Shenzhen North - Wuhan

Shenzhen North (深圳北)

14:00

Wuhan (武汉)

18:11

-

04:11

- / -

- / - / -

- / -

G1020

Shenzhen North - Wuhan

Shenzhen North (深圳北)

14:30

Wuhan (武汉)

19:41

-

05:11

- / -

- / - / -

- / -

G1006

Shenzhen North - Wuhan

Shenzhen North (深圳北)

16:00

Wuhan (武汉)

20:13

-

04:13

- / -

- / - / -

- / -

G1022

Shenzhen North - Wuhan

Shenzhen North (深圳北)

17:00

Wuhan (武汉)

21:52

-

04:52

- / -

- / - / -

- / -

G1024

Shenzhen North - Wuhan

Shenzhen North (深圳北)

18:01

Wuhan (武汉)

22:48

-

04:47

- / -

- / - / -

- / -

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Wuhan—>Shenzhen North High-speed train timetable

Train Number

Departure Time

Arrival Time

Duration

G1011

07:26

12:16

04:50

G1001

09:00

13:13

04:13

G1013

09:58

14:50

04:52

G1015

11:10

15:50

04:40

G1017

12:10

17:06

04:56

G1003

14:00

18:13

04:13

G1005

15:00

19:17

04:17

G1019

15:37

20:36

04:59

G1021

16:25

21:15

04:50

G1023

17:25

22:20

04:55