14 August 2004
West Rail – Huanggang Direct Coach Fare Package at $25
 
The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) today announced that West Rail passengers using Octopus to interchange with a cross boundary bus route between Huanggang and West Rail Kam Sheung Road Station will enjoy a fare package at $25.
The package will be available starting from 16 August (Monday). The first cross boundary bus from West Rail Kam Sheung Road Station to Huanggang and from Huanggang to West Rail Kam Sheung Road Station will depart at 12:30pm and at 1:45pm respectively.
West Rail passengers for Huanggang will need to get a validation code for their Octopus card at the Fare Adjustment Office of Kam Sheung Road Station before leaving the exit gate. They have to present the same Octopus card at the cross-boundary bus service counter at Kam Sheung Road Station for a ride on the bus to Huanggang.
On the return journey, passengers only have to validate their Octopus card at the cross-boundary bus service counter in Huanggang and follow the normal procedure to validate Octopus card at West Rail stations.
Mr Michael Lai, General Manager, Marketing, said, "This is the latest promotional initiative to attract passengers to travel on West Rail and to boost patronage."
For details, passengers may call the KCRC hotline at 2929 3399 or the All China Express hotline at 2380 8198.