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Hong Kong Railway Museum Fun Day

Rail transport has become an essential part of our daily life in Hong Kong. Do you want to know more about its history and interesting trivia such as how the locomotives were operated in the past? Then come to the Hong Kong Railway Museum Fun Day on 10 December 2017 (Sunday)! There will be lots of informative and fun things to do – see the special programmes listed below.

Date:

10 December 2017 (Sunday)

Venue:

Hong Kong Railway Museum, 13 Shung Tak Street, Tai Po Market, Tai Po, N.T.

 

"A Chat with a Retired Train Driver"

Mr. Fong Wing Wah used to be a train driver before he retired. He will have many anecdotes to tell about operating different types of trains and transition from diesel electric engines to electrified trains. A must for train-lovers!

Time 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Place Historical Coach No. 223
Speaker Mr. Fong Wing Wah
Language Cantonese
Quota 100 seats. First come, first served.
Admission Free
 

Photo Corner

A photo booth is set up for you to take a picture with the Diesel Electric Engine No. 51, star exhibit of the Hong Kong Railway Museum!

Time 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Place Next to Diesel Electric Engine No. 51
Quota First come, first served. (Please note that in fairness to all who stand in queue, only ONE photo is allowed each time, whether as an individual or as a group. If you want another taken, you need to queue again.)
Admission Free
 

Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble "The Rhymes of Tea"

Jointly presented by local tea connoisseur, Miss Zoe Lau, and the Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble, this is a programme that combines music with Chinese tea culture designed for the general public. Participants will learn more about the culture of tea appreciation and be immersed in the beauty of music at the same time. For more details, please click here.
 

Time 1st Session: 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
2nd Session: 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Venue Open space in front of Old Tai Po Market Station Building
Quota First come, first served.
Admission Free
 

A Talk on Conservation of Railway Relics in Hong Kong's Public Museums

Do you want to know what challenges there are for displaying and conserving the railway relics in outdoor spaces? Join this session to get insights from the conservators.

Time 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Venue Historical Coach No. 223
Speaker Staff from Conservation Office, Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Language Cantonese
Quota 100 seats. First come, first served.
Admission Free


All programmes are subject to change without any prior notice