30 August 2001
KCRC appoints new through train ticket agent
 
The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) today announced that Farrington American Express Travel Services Limited has been appointed as one of the ticket agents for its Through Train services. Staring from 1 September 2001, Through Train tickets from Hung Hom to various stops along the routes of Guangdong, Beijing and Shanghai will be available at Farrington American Express Travel Services Limited.
Mr Maurice O’Brien, Director of KCR East Rail (Acting) said, "KCRC has been actively expanding the sales network for its Through Train tickets. With the appointment of Farrington American Express Travel Services Limited as our ticket agent, KCR could provide a more convenient sales service to the 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 office of Mong Kok, Kowloon Tong and Shatin stations; the Light Rail Tuen Mun Ferry Pier Terminus Customer Services Centre or at the appointed ticket agents including Gray Line Tours of Hong Kong Ltd, Japan Travel Bureau Inc (HK) Ltd, HYFCO Travel Agency Limited, Westminster Travel Ltd, China Travel Service (HK) Ltd, Guangdong (HK) Tours Ltd, China Railway (HK) Holdings Ltd and MTR Travel Services Centre. Besides, passengers can also purchase Through Train tickets from Hong Kong to Guangdong through the Tele-Ticketing and Enquiry Hotline on 2947 7888 with credit cards.