Jordan Station

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Jordan
佐敦
Jordan Station 2014 03 part2.JPG
Platform 2
Station statistics
Address Nathan Road/Jordan Road, Kwun Chung, Yau Tsim Mong District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°18′18″N 114°10′18″E / 22.3049°N 114.1718°E / 22.3049; 114.1718Coordinates: 22°18′18″N 114°10′18″E / 22.3049°N 114.1718°E / 22.3049; 114.1718
Line(s)  Tsuen Wan Line
Connections Bus, public light bus
Structure type Underground
Levels 1
Platforms 2 (island platform)
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 31 December 1979 (1979-12-31) (Kwun Tong Line)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code JOR
Owned by MTR Corporation
Operator MTR Corporation
Services
Preceding station   MTR   Following station
towards Central
Tsuen Wan Line
towards Tsuen Wan
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Jordan Station
Chinese 佐敦
Jordan Station Concourse

Jordan is a station on the Hong Kong MTR Tsuen Wan Line. It has dark green and light green livery. It is named after Jordan Road.

Location[edit]

Jordan is located in Kwun Chung at the intersection of two main thoroughfares: Nathan Road and Jordan Road, the station eponymously named after the latter. The northern portion of Kowloon Park is only a few blocks south of the station and King's Park is about 250m northeast using Jordan Road.[1] A number of important hotels, buildings, and shopping centres are within walking distance of the station. These include the Novotel Nathan Road Kowloon Hong Kong, Baden-Powell International House, Eaton Hotel Hong Kong, and the Antiquities and Monuments Office.[1]

History[edit]

Jordan station opened on 31 December 1979 as part of the second phase of the MTR that extended the Kwun Tong Line from Shek Kip Mei to Tsim Sha Tsui. When the Tsuen Wan Line opened on 10 May 1982, the Kwun Tong Line was shortened and terminated at Yau Ma Tei, the first stop north of Jordan, and Jordan was transferred to the Tsuen Wan Line. In 2000, along with five other stations on the Tsuen Wan Line, Jordan became one of the first stations in the MTR network to be retrofitted with platform screen doors which aid in ventilation, crowd control and passenger safety.[2]

Timetable[edit]

Line Destination First train Last train
Tsuen Wan Central 06:03 00:52
Tsuen Wan 06:13 01:01
Source: [3]

Station layout[edit]

Jordan is laid out similarly to many MTR stations. Passengers enter on the ground level and take escalators down to the concourse, and then one more level down to the centre island with two platforms.

Ground - Exits
L1
Concourse
Concourse Customer Service, MTRShops, Hang Seng Bank, vending machine, ATMs
Octopus promotion machine
L2
Platforms
Platform 1  Tsuen Wan Line towards Tsuen Wan (Yau Ma Tei)
Island platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 2  Tsuen Wan Line towards Central (Tsim Sha Tsui)

[4]

Entrances/exits[edit]

  • A: Yue Hwa Chinese Products
  • B: Queen Elizabeth Hospital
    • B1: Novotel Nathan Road Kowloon Hong Kong / Chung Hing Hotel
    • B2: Diocesan Girls' School Wheelchair user access
  • C: Kowloon Park
    • C1: Austin Road
    • C2: Bowring Street
  • D: Austin Road
  • E: Prudential Centre/ Pruton Prudential Hotel[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jordan Station street map". MTR Corporation. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Hong Kong to retrofit platform screen doors APTA Retrieved 2009-02-24
  3. ^ "Jordan Station timetable". MTR Corporation. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Jordan Station layout". MTR Corporation. Retrieved 30 July 2014.