A Hyundai Rotem R-train EMU at Fanling station
A Hyundai Rotem R-train EMU at Fanling station
A Metro Cammell MLR EMU
KCR tickets
SP1900 EMU at Fo Tan station
Sheung Shui station platform
Chart showing net profits of KCR from 1983 to 2014
Tai Po Market station concourse
Chart showing fixed and variable annual payments made to KCRC by MTR
Sha Tin station platform
KCRC House in Fo Tan served as corporate headquarters since the building opened in 1995.
Now-defunct platform of Hung Hom station, which served as the southern terminus before the extension to Admiralty
First Class area in Hyundai Rotem EMU on the East Rail line

East Rail was the only railway line of the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) following the closure of the Sha Tau Kok Railway and before the construction of KCR West Rail (later renamed West Rail line, now part of the Tuen Ma line).

- East Rail line

In October 2004 the KCR East Rail (now the East Rail line on the MTR network) was extended from Hung Hom station to East Tsim Sha Tsui station, enabling KCR services to return to a location close to the original 1910 KCR terminus.

- Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation
A Hyundai Rotem R-train EMU at Fanling station

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A West Rail line IKK train arriving at Kam Sheung Road station in June 2008

West Rail line

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Rapid transit line that formed part of the Mass Transit Railway system in Hong Kong until 27 June 2021.

Rapid transit line that formed part of the Mass Transit Railway system in Hong Kong until 27 June 2021.

A West Rail line IKK train arriving at Kam Sheung Road station in June 2008
Long Ping station platform in December 2008
West Rail line Pat Heung Section in November 2009
Appearance of Tsuen Wan West station in January 2010
Hung Hom station Platform 2 in April 2014

The line was the second of three lines built and operated by the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC), then known as the KCR West Rail (九廣西鐵).

It was designed to suburban rail standards similar to that of KCR's first line, now the East Rail line, anticipating freight and intercity services to Mainland China, although the latter role was ultimately superseded by the Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link Hong Kong section as part of the China Railway High-speed network.

Sha Tin to Central Link

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Extension of the MTR rapid transit network.

Extension of the MTR rapid transit network.

While heavy road traffic on the surface, train tunnel is building underneath at Causeway Bay section
Expansion of City One platform with new platform gates, allowing 8-coach trains to stop
All existing SP1900 EMU trains were transferred to and now operated on the East West Corridor
The R-train will operate on the North South Corridor
The TML C-train will operate on the East West Corridor
The route of the Sha Tin to Central Link, per the 2008 revised proposal

The second section (Phase 2) extended the East Rail line from Hung Hom in Kowloon to Admiralty on Hong Kong Island and opened on 15 May 2022.

On 25 June 2002, the government announced that the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) had won its bid against the MTR Corporation (MTRC) to build and operate the Shatin to Central Link.

Kinki Sharyo SP1950 EMU running on viaduct near

Ma On Shan line

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Rapid transit line that formed part of the Mass Transit Railway system in Hong Kong.

Rapid transit line that formed part of the Mass Transit Railway system in Hong Kong.

Kinki Sharyo SP1950 EMU running on viaduct near
A Ma On Shan line train stopping at Wu Kai Sha station
Platform 2 City One station.
The concourse of the Wu Kai Sha station of the Ma On Shan line
Interior of a passenger car of Ma On Shan line SP1950 train, built by Kinki Sharyo
Walkway connecting Tai Wai station platforms <span style="color:#{{rcr|MTR|East Rail}};">2 and <span style="color:#{{rcr|MTR|Ma On Shan}};">3
Tai Wai depot. Note the KCRC logo of pre-merger times
EMU stopped at Tai Wai station

Coloured brown on the MTR map, the line acted as a branch of the East Rail line that connects the new towns of Sha Tin and Ma On Shan in the northeastern New Territories.

The railway was one of three built by the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC), which named it as Ma On Shan Rail (, abbreviated as ).

A CRRC Changchun EMU train approaching Hin Keng station

Tuen Ma Line

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Rapid transit line that forms part of the Mass Transit Railway system in Hong Kong.

Rapid transit line that forms part of the Mass Transit Railway system in Hong Kong.

A CRRC Changchun EMU train approaching Hin Keng station
Geographically accurate map of the Tuen Ma line
The sign bearing the name "EWL" (東西綫) that was found at Ho Man Tin Station during construction.
View of the new tracks of the Tuen Ma Line connecting the former Ma On Shan and West Rail lines at the southern end of Hung Hom station in 2019.

There are six interchange stations: Tai Wai and Hung Hom with the East Rail line, Diamond Hill and Ho Man Tin with the Kwun Tong line, Nam Cheong with the Tung Chung line and Mei Foo with the Tsuen Wan line.

Before the merger of the two major Hong Kong railway operators, the MTR Corporation (MTRC) and the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) rail networks in 2007, both the West Rail (opened in 2003) and the Ma On Shan Rail (opened in 2004) were operated by KCRC.

Exterior view of Austin station

Kowloon Southern Link

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Section of the MTR Tuen Ma line, linking Nam Cheong station and East Tsim Sha Tsui station.

Section of the MTR Tuen Ma line, linking Nam Cheong station and East Tsim Sha Tsui station.

Exterior view of Austin station
Map of the Kowloon Southern Link before 2021, as part of the West Rail line (in purple)
Kowloon Southern Link construction site in June 2009

The project was originally proposed and carried out by Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) to link the KCR West Rail that terminated at Nam Cheong station to the KCR East Rail at Hung Hom station.

Kowloon–Canton Railway

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Railway network in Hong Kong.

Railway network in Hong Kong.

£100 bond issued as part of a £1.5 million loan for the Chinese section
South portal of (Old) Beacon Hill Tunnel in 1910
Extract from the Hongkong Government Gazette, 7 October 1910
Chinese and British officials celebrate the laying of the foundation stone for the Chinese Section at the Canton Terminus in 1909
Early railway network of China
War Department Austerity 2-8-0 Locomotive acquired in 1947
Interior of a refurbished Metro-Cammell EMU on the East Rail line
Map of the KCR network before the railway merger (grey lines belong to the MTR network)
Interior of the SP1900 EMU, one of the newer trains on East Rail and West Rail lines
KCR Feeder Bus in service.
Opening Ceremony at Tsim Sha Tsui on 1 October 1910
Original route of KCR line in Kowloon
Acting Governor, Sir Henry May, and his wife inspect the tracks of the British Section at Lo Wu on 1 October 1910
Acting Governor, Sir Henry May, and guests at Lo Wu on 1 October 1910
One of the first two locomotives, built in 1909 by Kitson & Co.

It was owned and operated by the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) until 2007.

The railway was formally opened on Saturday, 1 October 1910, but without a terminus, this event being officially recorded by way of a notice in the following Friday's Hong Kong Government Gazette.