Road and rail traffic connecting Hong Kong to the airport has resumed after having been severed for over an hour.

At 8:15pm, the MTR Corporation suspended train services on the Airport Express Line, with train services reduced on the Tung Chung Line.

Photo: Wong Wai Kit, via Facebook.

An unofficial MTR Twitter feed pointed to a boat collision.

The Transport Department urged passengers to take ferry to Discovery Bay and change bus to the airport.

[#本港新聞 23/10] [#即時消息] 21:42東涌綫青衣站現場情況 1/3採訪主任: Ava Chan天晴新聞 – RMHKNEWS#23102015rmhknew

Posted by 香港天晴媒體 Record Media Hong Kong RMHK on Friday, 23 October 2015

Photo: HKFP.

Road traffic was reopened at 9:40pm. As of 9:47pm, MTR access was restored.

Correction 11:00am October 27: The bridge collided should be Kap Shui Mun Bridge, not Tsing Ma Bridge.

Tom Grundy

Tom is the editor-in-chief and founder of Hong Kong Free Press. He has a BA in Communications and New Media from Leeds University and an MA in Journalism from the University of Hong Kong. He has contributed to the BBC, Euronews, Al-Jazeera and others.