28 November 2003
West Rail Station Open Day
The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) will organise a series of open days at West Rail stations during the weekends between 29 November and 7 December 2003 as part of its pre-commissioning West Rail familiarisation programme.
The West Rail Station Open Day Launch Ceremony will be held at 11:00am at West Rail Long Ping Station on 29 November (Saturday). Mr Y T Li, Director East Rail, Mr Jonathan Yu, Director, Light Rail and Mr Ian Thoms, Director, West Rail will officiate at the ceremony.
Commercial Radio will stage a show during the launch ceremony to introduce West Rail’s service features. Pop singers Edwin Siu, at17 and DJ Patrick Tsang will perform during the show.
The West Rail Station Open Day will provide an opportunity for the public to learn about West Rail prior to its commissioning. Programmes will include guided station tours, unlimited trial use of station facilities, the West Rail Theatre, exhibitions, game stalls, quiz, a children’s colouring corner and a photo competition.
A limited edition of West Rail Station Open Day souvenir tickets and other souvenir items will be given away to participants on a first-come, first-served basis.

The schedule for the West Rail Station Open Day is as follows:

29 Nov (Sat)  Long Ping and Yuen Long stations
30 Nov (Sun) Tsuen Wan West, Kam Sheung Road and Tuen Mun stations
6 Dec  (Sat) Tin Shui Wai and Mei Foo stations
7 Dec  (Sun) Nam Cheong and Siu Hong stations
Opening hours : 10:00am – 5:00pm


Free shuttle service to Tsuen Wan West, Kam Sheung Road and Nam Cheong stations will be provided on respective Station Open Day. Details are as follows :

West Rail Station Assembly Points for Free Shuttle Service
Tsuen Wan West Station Tsuen Wan MTR Station, Exit E
Kam Sheung Road Station Bus Terminal at Sun Yuen Long Centre
Kam Tin Rural Committee
Pat Heung Rural Committee
Nam Cheong Station Cheung Sha Wan MTR Station, Exit A1

Service hours : 9:45am – 4:15pm

Interested parties can also call the West Rail Hotline on 2684 8833 for details.