26 May 2003
KCRC appoints new through train ticketing agent
 
The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) today announced that Swire Travel Ltd has been appointed as one of the ticketing agents for its through train services. Starting from today, through train tickets between Hong Kong and various stops along the routes of Guangdong, Beijing and Shanghai are available at Swire Travel Ltd.
Ms Carmen Li, General Manager, Intercity Passenger Services of KCRC said, "KCRC has been actively expanding sales network for its through train tickets. With the appointment of Swire Travel Ltd as our ticketing agent, a more convenient sales service can be provided to passengers."
Currently, passengers can purchase the through train tickets between Hong Kong and all stops along the routes of Guangdong, Beijing and Shanghai at the Intercity Passenger Services Centre located at Hung Hom Station, the ticket offices of Mong Kok, Kowloon Tong and Shatin stations; the Light Rail Customer Services Centre at Tuen Mun Ferry Pier Terminus and Tin Yiu Stop or at the appointed ticketing agents including Swire Travel Ltd, GZTC International Tour Co Ltd., Hua Min Tourism Co., Ltd, Norray Travel Company Ltd, Farrington American Express Travel Services Ltd, Gray Line Tours of Hong Kong Ltd, JTB (Hong Kong) Ltd, HYFCO Travel Agency Ltd, Westminster Travel Ltd, China Travel Service (HK) Ltd, Guangdong (HK) Tours Ltd and China Railway (HK) Holdings Ltd. Besides, passengers can also purchase through train tickets between Hong Kong and Guangdong through the Tele-Ticketing and Enquiry Hotline on 2947 7888 with credit cards.
 
The KCRC appoints Swire Travel Ltd as one of KCRC’s appointed ticketing agents for selling through train tickets.
Ms Carmen Li, General Manager - Intercity Passenger Services of KCRC (second left) and Mrs Dorothy Yeung, General Manager – Corporate Travel of Swire Travel Ltd (second right) at the signing ceremony today.