KCR - Kowloon Canton Railway ( British Section) [1910-2007]
Detailed planning and negotiations for construction and financing of the Kowloon-Canton Railway (“KCR”) commenced in 1905. The KCR (British Section), operating as a Hong Kong Government Department, was completed and formally opened on 1st October 1910. The Chinese Section ( “CKR”) running from the border at Lo Wu to Canton was completed a year later opening on 5th October 1911.
KCR ceased to exist as separate entity on 1st December 2007 , only two months after its 100th anniversary, having been absorbed into the Mass Transit Railway ( MTR”) network.