Tai Wo Hau Station

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Tai Wo Hau
Hong Kong MTR rapid transit station
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Tai Wo Hau Station
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Location of Tai Wo Hau Station in Hong Kong
Station location and services
Line  Tsuen Wan Line
Code TWH
District Tsuen Wan
Area Lei Muk Shue East and Tai Wo Hau
Coordinates 22°22′15″N 114°07′30″E / 22.3708°N 114.125°E / 22.3708; 114.125Coordinates: 22°22′15″N 114°07′30″E / 22.3708°N 114.125°E / 22.3708; 114.125
Connections Bus, Minibus
Service hours 0601/0123
Station design
Livery  9ACD32
Structure Underground
Platforms 2
Type of platforms Island
Exits 2
Escalators 2
Shops 2
Opened 10 May 1982
Rail services
Preceding station   MTR logo notext.svg MTR   Following station
towards Central
Tsuen Wan Line

Tai Wo Hau Station
Simplified Chinese 大窝口
Traditional Chinese 大窩口
Literal meaning Big den (and) mouth

Tai Wo Hau is an MTR station between Tsuen Wan and Kwai Hing stations on the Tsuen Wan Line. It serves the areas of Kwai Yin Court and Tai Wo Hau Estate in the Kwai Tsing District, and some resited villages (such as Kwan Mun Hau Tsuen) in the Tsuen Wan District of Hong Kong. These villages were originally in Tsuen Wan town centre, being moved for new town development.

Tai Wo Hau Station was one of the first railway stations in the New Territories; and the first underground one. All other New Territories stations on the Tsuen Wan Line are either at surface level or on viaducts. Lai King Station cuts through a hillside slope, and all other New Territories underground stations were opened some years later.

The station is relatively less busy in the system because of its distance to nearby bus stops and settlements.

Station layout[edit]

Ground - Exits
Concourse Customer Service, MTRShops
Vending machine, ATMs
Platform 1  Tsuen Wan Line towards Tsuen Wan (Terminus)
Island platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 2  Tsuen Wan Line towards Central (Kwai Hing)

Platforms 1 and 2 share the same island platform.