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Encyclopedia > Fanling (KCRC)

Fanling is a station on Hong Kong's KCR East Rail. It is located within the Fanling area. This is a list of the stations of the Hong Kong train system known as the KCR. Station names are in both English and Chinese. ... Hong Kong (香港; Cantonese IPA: ; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2; Yale: heūng góng; pinyin: Xiānggǎng; Wade-Giles: Hsiang-kang) is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (九廣鐵路公司), frequently abbreviated to KCRC or just KCR, is wholly owned by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government and based in Hong Kong. ... Opening Date 10 October 1911 Stations 14 Number of trains 34 Service Area North District, Tai Po, Sha Tin, Yau Tsim Mong, Kowloon City The East Rail is one of the three lines of the KCRC network in Hong Kong. ...

The station once served as the terminus of Sha Tau Kok Railway, which stopped its operations on April 1, 1928. The station also served as the terminus for the now defunct Wo Hop Shek branch line, which runs from Fanling station to the Wo Hop Shek cemetary. The branch line was only used for special services during the Ching Ming and Chung Yeung festivals. The Wo Hop Shek branch line was taken out of service in 1983 after the KCR electrification upgrades. (Source: Hong Kong Railway Information Centre (http://www.geocities.com/Tokyo/Bay/9585/index.html)) April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (九廣鐵路公司), frequently abbreviated to KCRC or just KCR, is wholly owned by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government and based in Hong Kong. ...

See also

Stations of Hong Kong's KCR
East Rail East Tsim Sha Tsui | Hung Hom | Mong Kok | Kowloon Tong | Tai Wai | Sha Tin | Fo Tan | Racecourse | University | Science Park | Tai Po Market | Tai Wo | Fanling | Sheung Shui | Lo Wu
West Rail Canton Road | Nam Cheong | Mei Foo | Tsuen Wan West | Kam Sheung Road | Yuen Long | Long Ping | Tin Shui Wai | Siu Hong | Tuen Mun
Light Rail Siu Hong | Kei Lun | Tsing Chung | Kin Sang | Tin King | Leung King | San Wai | Shek Pai | Ming Kum | Kin On | Ho Tin | Choy Yee Bride | Affluence | Tuen Mun Hospital | Ngan Wai | Tai Hing South | Tai Hing North | Shan King North | Shan King South | Tsing Wun | Tsing Shan Tsuen | Lung Mun | LRT Depot | Butterfly | Melody Garden | Ferry Pier | Tuen Mun | Town Centre | On Ting | Yau Oi | Fung Tei | Prime View | San Hui | Ho Fuk Tong | Pui To | Sui Lun | Goodview Garden | Tuen Mun Swimming Pool | Siu Hei | Sam Shing | Yuen Long | Tai Tong Road | Hong Lok Road | Fung Nin Road | Shui Pin Wai | Ping Shan | Tong Fong | Hung Shui Kiu | Chung Uk Tsuen | Nai Wai | Lam Tei | Tin Shui | Locwood | Tin Yiu | Hang Mei Tsuen | Tin Wing | Chestwood | Tin Shui Wai | Tin Tsz | Tin Wu | Ginza | Tin Yuet | Tin Sau | Wetland Park | Tin Heng | Tin Yat | Tin Fu | Chung Fu
Ma On
Shan Rail
Tai Wai | Che Kung Temple | Sha Kok | City One | Shek Mun | Tai Shui Hang | Heng On | Ma On Shan | Wu Kai Sha

  Results from FactBites:
Fanling (KCR) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (201 words)
It is next to Fanling Town Centre, and is only a short walk away from Fung Ying Seen Koon, a famous Taoist temple.
The Fanling Highway was built from 1983 to 1987 directly adjacent to the station.
Fanling Station is located within the Fanling area in North District, northern New Territories.
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The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC), which is fully owned by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is responsible for the network's operations.
When Hong Kong was under British rule, the section of this railway that lies within the territory of British Hong Kong was known as the "British Section" of the railway, which largely corresponded to the present-day KCR East Rail.
KCRC stations and trains are equipped with a range of facilities making rail services accessible to every member of the community, including individuals with special needs.
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