Mong Kok Station

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For the other MTR station in Mong Kok, see Mong Kok East Station.
Mong Kok
旺角
Mong Kok Station 2014 02 part1.JPG
Platform 4
Station statistics
Address Nathan Road/Argyle Street, Mong Kok
Yau Tsim Mong District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°19′09″N 114°10′10″E / 22.3192°N 114.1694°E / 22.3192; 114.1694Coordinates: 22°19′09″N 114°10′10″E / 22.3192°N 114.1694°E / 22.3192; 114.1694
Line(s)
Connections Bus, public light bus
Structure type Underground
Levels 2
Platforms 4 (island platforms)
Tracks 4
Other information
Opened
  • 31 December 1979 (1979-12-31) (Kwun Tong Line)
  • 10 May 1982 (1982-05-10) (Tsuen Wan Line)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code MOK
Owned by MTR Corporation
Operator MTR Corporation
Services
Preceding station   MTR   Following station
towards Central
Tsuen Wan Line
towards Tsuen Wan
Terminus
Kwun Tong Line
towards Tiu Keng Leng
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Mong Kok Station
Chinese 旺角
Literal meaning Flourishing Corner

Mong Kok, formerly Argyle after Argyle Street, is a rapid transit station on the Kwun Tong and Tsuen Wan Lines of the MTR system in Hong Kong. One of the first stations of the network to open, it is now used by more than 200,000 passengers daily. The colour scheme for Mong Kok is dim red.

Location[edit]

Mong Kok Station is located in the neighborhood of the same name in Kowloon, along Nathan Road at the intersection with Argyle Street. Important nearby places include the Grand Century Place, Langham Place, and the Pioneer Centre.[1] Mong Kok East Station is about 500 metres to the northeast.

History[edit]

Mong Kok Station opened on 31 December 1979, originally serving as part of the Kwun Tong Line. When the Tsuen Wan Line opened in 1982, this station became an interchange station of the two lines.

The station was originally named Argyle after Argyle Street, a major cross street, during the planning stage and early years of operations. The name was changed to Mong Kok on May 31, 1985 when the Island Line was opened.

Timetable[edit]

Line Destination First train Last train
Kwun Tong Line Tiu Keng Leng 06:16 00:46
Kwun Tong 01:06
Yau Ma Tei 06:10 00:48
Tsuen Wan Line Tsuen Wan 06:16 01:05
Central 06:10 00:48
Source: [2]

Station layout[edit]

Mong Kok Station serves as a cross-platform interchange for passengers travelling southbound on the Kwun Tong line for stations on the Tsuen Wan line beyond Yau Ma Tei, and northbound on the Tsuen Wan line for stations on the Kwun Tong line beyond Prince Edward. Opposite-direction interchange of the same two lines takes place at Prince Edward.

G
Ground
- Exits
C
Concourse
Concourse Customer Service, MTRshops
Vending machines, Automatic teller machines
Octopus Promotion Machine
P1
Platform
Platform 1  Tsuen Wan Line towards Tsuen Wan (Prince Edward)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 3  Kwun Tong Line towards Tiu Keng Leng (Prince Edward)
P2
Platform
Platform 2  Tsuen Wan Line towards Central (Yau Ma Tei)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 4  Kwun Tong Line towards Yau Ma Tei (Terminus)

[3]

Panorama of P2 platforms

Entrances and exits[edit]

There are five exits at Mong Kok Station, all located within one block north and south of the intersection of Nathan Road and Argyle Street. Langham Place, a major shopping mall, is accessed through a short underground passage at exit C3.[1]

Transport Connections[edit]

Minibus Routes[edit]

To Lok Mun Sun Chuen:

  • 27M (Exit B2)

To Open University of Hong Kong:

  • 27M, 28M (Exit B2)

To Waterloo Hill:

  • 5M (Exit D3)

To Wyler Gardens:

  • 28M (Exit B2)

Bus Routes[edit]

To Chun Seen Mei Chuen:

  • 9 (Exit D2)

To Kowloon Hospital:

  • 13D (Exit D2)

To Ho Man Tin Estate:

  • 18, 41, 45 (Exit B2)

MTR East Rail Line[edit]

Mong Kok East Station and Mong Kok Station are considerably far apart. To reach Mong Kok East from Mong Kok, use exit B3, walk up the Mong Kok Road Footbridge System, and go via Grand Century Plaza to reach Mong Kok East.

Gallery[edit]

Platform 1 
Exit D2 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mong Kok Station street map". MTR Corporation. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mong Kok Station timetable". MTR Corporation. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Mong Kok Station layout". MTR Corporation. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 

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