Passengers pass clearance for the first outbound trains to Guangzhou. Photo: Sam Tsang
Passengers pass clearance for the first outbound trains to Guangzhou. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s high-speed rail link resumes short-haul service 1 week shy of Lunar New Year, after 3 years of coronavirus curbs

  • First passengers catch train to Guangzhou, with MTR Corp holding relaunch ceremony at 6am
  • West Kowloon terminus is latest control point in city to reopen, with some 6,500 travellers arriving or departing from station as of 6pm on Sunday

Passengers pass clearance for the first outbound trains to Guangzhou. Photo: Sam Tsang
Passengers pass clearance for the first outbound trains to Guangzhou. Photo: Sam Tsang
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