Shanghai-Kowloon Through Train

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Shanghai-Kowloon Through Train at the Shanghai Railway Station

The Shanghai-Kowloon Through Train is an intercity railway service between Kowloon Station (also known as Hung Hom Station) in Hong Kong and the Shanghai Railway Station, jointly operated by the MTR of Hong Kong and China's national rail service (Shanghai Railway Bureau). The numbers of this train service is T99B (being away from Shanghai) and T100B (being towards Shanghai). Services operate along the East Rail Line in Hong Kong, crossing the boundary between Hong Kong and mainland China at Lo Wu and then continuing along China's railway network via the Guangshen railway, Jingguang railway and the Hukun railway to Shanghai. The Through Train runs every other day. The journey time is approximately 20 hours.

The stops on the route are Guangzhou East, Zhuzhou and Jinhuaxi Railway Station. The passengers taking T99B/100B cannot get off the train on these stops, but the passenger taking T99A/T100A (Shanghai-Guangzhou East) can.

Train carriages[edit]

Shanghai-Kowloon Through Train uses 25T class train carriages. The train has 18 carriages in total. But only 11 carriages go to Hong Kong because other 7 carriages serve T99A/T100A, they are separated(for T99B go to Hong Kong) at the Guangzhou East Railway Station.

Carriage number 1 2 3-6 7-9 10 11 12-14 15-17 18
Type of carriages XL25T
Baggage car
(Chinese:
行李车)
YW25T
Hard sleeper
(Chinese:
硬卧车)
YW25T
Hard Sleeper
RW25T
Soft sleeper
(Chinese:
软卧车)
RW19T
Luxury Soft Sleeper
(Chinese:
高级包厢软卧车)
CA25T
Dining car
(Chinese:
餐车)
YW25T
Hard Sleeper
YZ25T
Hard seat
(Chinese:
硬座车)
YW25T
Hard Sleeper
Notes Carriages No.1-11 go to Hong Kong(T99B/T100B) Carriages No.12-18 only serve passengers taking T99A/T100A

Timetable[edit]

Shanghai-Kowloon Through Train
T99[1] Stops T100[2]
Arrive Depart Arrive Depart
17:09 Shanghai 11:10
20:17 20:19 Jinghuaxi 07:55 08:03
23:08 23:16 Yingtan
(Not for passenger transport)
05:01 05:09
03:33 03:45 Zhuzhou 00:41 00:53
10:19 10:58 Guangzhou East 17:23 18:10
13:05 Kowloon 15:16

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