11 August 2003
Sale of tickets for intermediate stops tickets of Beijing-Kowloon and Shanghai-Kowloon Through Trains temporarily suspended
 
The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) today announced that at the request of the Mainland railway authorities, the sale of tickets for the intermediate stops of Beijing-Kowloon and Shanghai-Kowloon Through Trains which depart from 1 September onwards is suspended with effect from today (11 August 2003). Passengers who have purchased the tickets for the intermediate stops of Beijing-Kowloon and Shanghai-Kowloon Through Trains of 1 September onwards can call the Intercity Passenger Services Hotline at 2947 7888 for details of the refund arrangements.
Beijing-Kowloon Through Train and Shanghai-Kowloon Through Train operate on alternate days. The intermediate stops of Beijing-Kowloon Through Train include Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou, Hankou, Wuchang, Changsha, Shaoguan, Guangzhou East and Dongguan (Changping); while the intermediate stops of Shanghai-Kowloon Through Train include Hangzhou East, Shaoguan, Guangzhou East and Dongguan (Changping).