20 June 2004
Fun with West Rail
West Rail Siu Hong Station was turned into a stage of music and fun this afternoon with hundreds of passengers gathered for celebrations of the Father’s Day.
Today’s event was the first of a series of six live shows jointly organised by the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) and Metro Showbiz to promote and enhance public awareness of West Rail and the shops of the stations. Pop singer Leo Ku was invited as a guest at the show.
KCRC Director, Property, Mr Daniel Lam said, "The events are orgainsed with an aim to attract passengers to travel on West Rail, enhance passengers’ awareness of the shops and to boost their business sales. We hope that the events help encourage passengers to shop at West Rail stations."
Five more shows, also featuring pop singers and stars, have been scheduled for the coming weekends at Siu Hong Station. Details are :
27 June 2004 (Sunday) 5:00pm-6:30pM Yumiko & Isabella
3 July 2004 (Saturday) 4:00pm-5:30pm Candy Lo
10 July 2004 (Saturday) 3:00pm-4:30pm Ekin Cheng
18 July 2004 (Sunday) 2:00pm-3:30pm Cookies
24 July 2004 (Saturday) 2:30pm-3:30pm Edmond Leung
In addition to the shows, KCRC is giving passengers the opportunity to have dinner with their favourite stars: on 23 July two hundred lucky winners will attend a gala dinner with a popular artist. From 19 June to 18 July, West Rail passengers whose cumulative purchases for that day at any shops in West Rail stations total $100 or above will be entitled to a scratch card. A hundred winners of the scratch game will receive two tickets to the gala dinner, to be held at a Chinese restaurant at West Rail Yuen Long Station. Each participant has a good chance to win many more prizes.
Passengers can also refer to the posters displayed at West Rail stations or call 3150 8706 for details.