Olympic Station

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Olympic
奧運
MTR rapid transit station
Olympic Station Exterior view 201205.jpg
Station exterior
Location Lin Cheung Road, Tai Kok Tsui
Yau Tsim Mong District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°19′04″N 114°09′37″E / 22.3178°N 114.1602°E / 22.3178; 114.1602Coordinates: 22°19′04″N 114°09′37″E / 22.3178°N 114.1602°E / 22.3178; 114.1602
Operated by MTR Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms 2 (side platforms)
Tracks 2
Connections Bus, public light bus
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Levels 1
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code OLY
History
Opened
  • 22 June 1998 (1998-06-22)
Services
Preceding station   MTR   Following station
towards Hong Kong
Tung Chung Line
towards Tung Chung
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Olympic
Location within the MTR system
Olympic Station
Traditional Chinese 奧運
Simplified Chinese 奧运
Platform 2
Concourse (paid area)

Olympic Station (Chinese: 奧運站) is a station on the Tung Chung Line of Hong Kong's MTR. The livery is dodger blue.

The station was originally named Tai Kok Tsui in proposals outlined by the government in the Airport Core Programme during the 1990s. In 1996, however, when Lee Lai-shan won the first ever Olympic gold medal of Hong Kong in windsurfing at the Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympics and two Hong Kong sportsmen, Cheung Yiu-cheung and Chiu Chung-lun, also won Gold medals in the Paralympic Games of the same year, the (then-under construction) station was renamed Olympic on 16 December 1996, paying tribute to those achievements of Hong Kong athletes. The station is decorated with the pictures of the 1996 Summer Olympics and is named after the Olympic Movement.

Timetable[edit]

Line Destination First train Last train
Tung Chung Line Tung Chung 06:07 00:55
Hong Kong 06:07 01:05
Source: MTR[1]

Station layout[edit]

Both side platforms are parallel to each other and are at ground level. They do not share the same island platform due to the Airport Express trains running through the station, between the two platforms, without stopping.

U2
Concourse
Concourse Exits, customer service, MTRshops, Hang Seng Bank
Vending machines, automatic teller machines
G Ground Level Exit A1, Island Harbourview Bus Terminus
Street Level Lin Cheung Road, West Kowloon Highway
Platform 1      Tung Chung Line towards Hong Kong (Kowloon)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Airport Express      Airport Express does not stop here →
Airport Express      Airport Express does not stop here
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 2      Tung Chung Line towards Tung Chung (Nam Cheong)
Street Level Lin Cheung Road, Sham Mong Road
Exits Exit B, C1, C2, Olympic Station Bus Terminus

[2]

Entrances and exits[edit]

All exits are reached by pedestrian footbridges extending in different directions from the concourse, which is built in a rectangular box between West Kowloon Highway and Lin Cheung Road.

  • A1: Island Harbourview Bus Terminus
  • A2: Island Harbourview Wheelchair user access
  • B: HSBC Centre Towers 2 and 3
  • C1: Sham Mong Road Wheelchair user access
  • C2: Cherry Street
  • C3: HSBC Centre Towers 2 and 3
  • C4: HSBC Centre Tower 1
  • C5: Florient Rise
  • D1: Olympian City 2 and Park Avenue Wheelchair user access
  • D2: Lin Cheung Road
  • D3: Cherry Street
  • E: Bank of China Centre Wheelchair user access[3]

Transport connections[edit]

Bus routes[edit]

KMB
  • 2E- Kowloon City Ferry ↔ Pak Tin
  • 10- Choi Wan ↺ Tai Kok Tsui
  • 12- Hoi Lai Estate ↺ East Tsim Sha Tsui Station
  • 13D- Po Tat ↔ Island Harbourview
  • 16- Lam Tin (Kwong Tin Estate) ↔ Mong Kok (Park Avenue)
  • 18- Nam Cheong Station ↺ Oi Man
  • 31B- Shek Lei ↔ Olympic Station
  • 32- Shek Wai Kok ↔ Olympic Station
  • 33A- Mong Kok (Park Avenue) ↔ Tsuen Wan (Nina Tower)
  • 37- Kwai Shing (Central) ↔ Olympic Station
  • 43C- Cheung Hong ↔ Island Harbourview
  • 52X- Tuen Mun Town Centre ↔ Mong Kok (Park Avenue)
  • 66X- Tai Hing ↔ Olympic Station
  • 72X- Tai Po Central ↔ Mong Kok (Park Avenue)
  • 87A- Pok Hong ↔ Mong Kok (Park Avenue)
  • 87B- Sun Tin Wai ↔ Island Harbourview
  • 265B- Tin Heng Estate ↔ Mong Kok (Park Avenue)
  • 887- Sha Tin Racecourse → Mong Kok (Park Avenue) (Racing Days Only)
NWFB
  • 701- Hoi Lai Estate /Nam Cheong Station ↺ Mong Kok
  • 701S- Hoi Lai Estate /Nam Cheong Station ↺ Mong Kok
  • 971- Hoi Lai Estate ↔ Shek Pai Wan
NWFB towards Hong Kong Island
  • 904- Lai Chi Kok ↔ Kennedy Town (Belcher Bay)
  • 905- Lai Chi Kok ↔ Wan Chai Ferry
  • 914- Hoi Lai Estate ↔ Causeway Bay (Tin Hau)
  • 914X- Hoi Lai Estate → Causeway Bay (Tin Hau)
Citybus towards Airport/AsiaWorld-Expo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic Station timetable" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Olympic Station layout" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Olympic Station street map" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 28 March 2015.