Racecourse Station (MTR)

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This article is about the MTR Station serving Sha Tin Racecourse. For other uses, see Racecourse railway station (disambiguation).
Racecourse
馬場
Hong Kong MTR rapid transit station
Racecourse Station 2013 10 part3.JPG
Racecourse Station platform 2
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Location of Racecourse Station in Hong Kong
Station location and services
Line  East Rail Line
Code RAC
District Sha Tin
Area Fo Tan
Coordinates 22°24′01″N 114°12′10″E / 22.4004°N 114.2029°E / 22.4004; 114.2029Coordinates: 22°24′01″N 114°12′10″E / 22.4004°N 114.2029°E / 22.4004; 114.2029
Map
Service hours On race days only
Station design
Livery  33AA99
Structure Ground level
Platforms 2
Type of platforms Island
Exits 2
Escalators 0
Lifts 0
Shops 0
Events
Opened 1 October 1983
Rail services
Preceding station   MTR logo notext.svg MTR   Following station
towards Hung Hom
East Rail Line
towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau

Racecourse Station (MTR)
Simplified Chinese 马场
Traditional Chinese 馬場

Racecourse Station is a station on the East Rail Line of Hong Kong. It was opened in 1983 and is only used on race days and special days held in the Sha Tin Racecourse. There are single journey tickets to the station available separately. It is linked with Sha Tin and University stations, and is situated parallel to Fo Tan.

Station layout[edit]

Concourse Concourse Exits/Entrances, Customer Service
Footbridges To Sha Tin Racecourse
Ground/
Platforms
Depot tracks No passenger service
Platform 1  East Rail Line towards Hung Hom (Sha Tin)
 East Rail Line towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau (University)
Island platform
Platform 2  East Rail Line towards Hung Hom (Sha Tin)
 East Rail Line towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau (University)

Racecourse only has one island platform, and signs do not indicate which direction the trains are going (e.g. Lo Wu/Lok Ma Chau). Therefore, passengers need to follow directions of MTR staff and the electronic display for the direction of trains which pass Racecourse station every 10–15 minutes.

Entrances/Exits[edit]

  • Racecourse Grandstand

There are three footbridges that link the platform to the station concourse near the grandstand. There are no other entrances to access the station.

Gallery[edit]