7 June 2000
KCR East Rail announces new appointed Through Train ticket agent
KCR East Rail announced today that Westminster Travel Limited has been appointed as one of the appointed ticket agents for its Through Train services. With immediate effect, Through Train tickets from Hung Hom to various stops along the routes to Guangdong, Beijing and Shanghai will be available at Westminster Travel Limited.
Ms Carmen Li, General Manager, Intercity Passenger Services said, "KCR East Rail has been actively expanding the sales network for its Through Train tickets in order to facilitate passengers in the purchase of ticket. With Westminster Travel as the appointed ticket agent, we believe the sales service for corporate accounts can be strengthened. Currently, passengers can purchase the Through Train tickets from Hong Kong to all stops along the routes to Guangdong, Beijing and Shanghai at the Intercity Passenger Services Centre located at Hung Hom Station, the ticket office of Mong Kok, Kowloon Tong and Shatin stations; or at the appointed ticket agents including Westminster Travel Ltd, China Travel Service (HK) Ltd, Guangdong (HK) Tours Ltd, China Railway (HK) Holdings Ltd and MTR Travel Services Centre. Besides, passengers can also purchase Through Train tickets from Hong Kong to Guangdong through the Teleticketing Hotline on 2947 7888 with the use of credit cards."
"In addition to offering a comprehensive sales network of Through Train tickets, KCR East Rail has also made much effort in providing better customer service by the opening of the Intercity Passenger Services Centre last year. With its outstanding performance in passenger service, the Guangzhou-Kowloon Through Train has been named the "Official Rail" of the International Travel Expo Hong Kong (ITE), the largest international travel exhibition in Hong Kong to be held from 8 to 11 June at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre", she added.