25 January 2002
Additional Beijing-Kowloon and Shanghai-Kowloon Through Train tickets for Chinese New Year
 
In response to overwhelming demand, a limited quantity of tickets for the Beijing-Kowloon and Shanghai-Kowloon Through Train for the period from 5 February to 20 February 2002 is now available for sale.
The tickets for the additional coach will be first available at the Intercity Passenger Services Centre located at KCR East Rail Hung Hom Station on 27 January 2002 (Sunday) from 7:00 am onwards. Remaining tickets will be on sale at the Through Train ticket outlets at East Rail stations and the appointed ticket agents including China Railway (HK) Holdings Ltd, China Travel Service (HK) Ltd, Guangdong (HK) Tours Ltd and Gray Line Tours etc. from 28 January 2002 (Monday) onwards.
About sixty additional tickets will be available for each northbound Beijing-Kowloon and Shanghai-Kowloon Through Train while about twenty additional tickets will be available for each southbound Beijing-Kowloon and Shanghai-Kowloon Through Train during the period. Details are listed below:
DATE NORTHBOUND TRAIN NO.  
5 February 2002 K100 (Shanghai)
7 February 2002 K100  
9 February 2002 K100  
11 February 2002 K100  
8 February 2002 T98 (Beijing)
10 February 2002 T98  
  SOUTHBOUND TRAIN NO.  
15 February 2002 T97 (Beijing)
17 February 2002 T97  
19 February 2002 T97  
16 February 2002 K99 (Shanghai)
18 February 2002 K99  
20 February 2002 K99  
For enquiry about the through train service, please call KCR East Rail Intercity Passenger Services Hotline on 2947 7888.