Chai Wan Station

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Chai Wan
柴灣
Chai Wan Station Platform 201303.jpg
Both platforms
Station statistics
Address Chai Wan Road, Chai Wan, Eastern District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°15′52″N 114°14′12″E / 22.2644°N 114.2368°E / 22.2644; 114.2368Coordinates: 22°15′52″N 114°14′12″E / 22.2644°N 114.2368°E / 22.2644; 114.2368
Line(s)  Island Line
Connections Bus, public light bus
Structure type Elevated
Levels 1
Platforms 2 (island platform)
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 31 May 1985 (1985-05-31)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code CHW
Owned by MTR Corporation
Operator MTR Corporation
Services
Preceding station   MTR logo notext.svg MTR   Following station
towards Sheung Wan
Island Line Terminus
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Chai Wan Station
Traditional Chinese 柴灣
Simplified Chinese 柴湾
Literal meaning Firewood Bay
Chai Wan Station concourse

Chai Wan is the eastern terminus of MTR Island Line on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. It is the only station on the Island Line that is elevated. The station is located at the junction of Chai Wan Road and Island Eastern Corridor, and it serves Siu Sai Wan and Chai Wan, a primarily residential and industrial town, and the bus terminus nearby has bus and minibus routes to Siu Sai Wan and Stanley, as well as the nearby residential developments. It is also the southernmost railway station in Hong Kong, and the southernmost rapid transit station in China.

There are no platform screen doors at this station, but the MTR Corporation has retrofitted automatic platform gates on both platforms.

Timetable[edit]

Line Destination First train Last train
Island Sheung Wan 05:55 00:35

[1]

Station layout[edit]

Platforms Platform 1  Island Line towards Sheung Wan (Heng Fa Chuen)
Island platform, doors will open on the right for platform 1 and left for platform 2
Platform 2  Island Line towards Sheung Wan (Heng Fa Chuen)
Concourse Concourse Customer Service, MTRShops
Hang Seng Bank, vending machines, automatic teller machines
Ground - Exits, transport interchange

Passengers from Chai Wan going to Sheung Wan can board trains on either platforms. The platform from which a train will leave first is indicated on a display board.

An overrun track is present to allow trains to stop and reverse direction if they travel beyond Chai Wan Station. However, this set of tracks is rarely used, as trains arriving at Chai Wan Station leave for Sheung Wan by pulling out of the same platform.

Entrances/exits[edit]

  • A: New Jade Gardens Wheelchair user access
  • B: Cheung Lee Street
  • C: Public transport interchange
  • D: Ning Foo Street
  • E: Hing Wah Estate[2]

Transport Connections[edit]

There is a public transport interchange located beneath the station concourse, accessible by exiting the station from Exit C. Bus services to Chai Wan Pier, Stanley Pier and Siu Sai Wan can be accessed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "chw.pdf". MTR Corporation. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Chai Wan Station street map". MTR Corporation. Retrieved 1 July 2014.