23 December 1999
All-night KCR East Rail service on Christmas and New Year's Eve
 
KCR East Rail will provide an all night service on Christmas and New Year's Eve (24 Dec & 31 Dec) and extend the service on Christmas Day (25 Dec) for the convenience of the travelling public.
On Christmas Eve (24 Dec), an all night service between Hung Hom and Sheung Shui stations will be provided with a frequency of 10 - 15 minutes.
On Christmas Day (25 Dec), train services will be extended.The last northbound train will depart from Hung Hom Station at 1:30 am, arriving Sheung Shui Station at 2:05 am, while the last southbound train will depart from Sheung Shui Station at 1:00 am, arriving Hung Hom Station at 1:35 am.
On New Year's Eve, an all night service will also be provided between Hung Hom and Sheung Shui stations.Train service will be maintained with a frequency of 5 minutes.From 1:30 am onwards, trains will run with a frequency of 10 - 15 minutes.
As there will be cross betting activities on the New Year's Eve at the Shatin Racecourse, train service to the Shatin Racecourse will also be provided on that day.
On New Year's Eve, to facilitate the departments of both sides of the boundary to prepare for the rollover, the last two cross-boundary trains will be cancelled.That is the last train to Lo Wu will depart from Hung Hom at 10:19 pm, arriving Lo Wu at 10:57 pm.
Posters have been displayed at all station informing passengers of the special arrangements.For more details, passengers may approach the Customer Services Centres at Hung Hom, Sha Tin, Tai Po Market, Sheung Shui and Lo Wu stations or call the KCR East Rail Customer Enquiry Hotline on 2602 7799.