Guangzhou East Railway Station

Glitch delays Guangzhou trains

A Guangzhou-Kowloon train arrived at Hung Hom at 9pm last night having been held up for more than 31/2 hours by a technical fault. A train that left Guangzhou for Hung Hom at 5pm was also held up. Two other trains were cancelled. About 1,500 passengers were affected.

Thursday, 17 April, 2008, 12:00am

Stranded travellers see light at end of the tunnel

Guangzhou-Beijing services resume after five days but weather still threatens

As train services on the Guangzhou-Beijing railway route finally resumed on Wednesday after being paralysed for five days, hundreds of thousands of travellers who had lost hope of returning home for the Lunar New Year finally saw a glimmer of light.

1 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

New ticketing system will be more customer-friendly

I refer to the letter from Robert Thio (Sunday Morning Post, January 7) commenting on Guangzhou through (KTT) trains.

14 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

High costs hammer Guangshen Railway

Fierce competition and increased operating expenses have taken their toll on Guangshen Railway Co - operator of the Guangzhou and Shenzhen rail line - which said net profit dropped 23 per cent to 830.28 million yuan (about HK$772.74) last year.

Final payout was 12 fen, and with no interim payout declared, dividend for the full year was down 20 per cent on the previous year.

21 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Driver dies as coach ploughs into lorry

A Hong Kong driver died and his 10 passengers were injured when their tour coach collided with a dump truck on a busy Guangdong highway yesterday.

Some witnesses said the coach appeared to be running out of control before it ploughed into the dump truck in front.

18 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Train travellers' big welcome

Hong Kong people catching the first through-train to Guangzhou on July 1 may get a surprise at their destination with bouquets, souvenirs and hugs from senior officials.

The activities have been organised by the Guangzhou municipal Government to mark the handover.

7 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

High-speed launch winds up on slow track

A VIP trip to show off the 'new era of the high-speed through-train' ended up a public relations debacle yesterday.

About 20 senior Kowloon-Canton Railway staff and journalists, along with another 500 passengers who had paid $50 extra for the first trip of the faster service, were kept waiting for more than half an hour as the locomotive stood firmly at the platform.

29 Jul 1996 - 12:00am