Tsim Sha Tsui Station

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Tsim Sha Tsui
尖沙咀
Tsim Sha Tsui Station 2014 03 part1.JPG
Platform 2
Station statistics
Address Salisbury Road/Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Yau Tsim Mong District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°17′50″N 114°10′20″E / 22.2973°N 114.1722°E / 22.2973; 114.1722Coordinates: 22°17′50″N 114°10′20″E / 22.2973°N 114.1722°E / 22.2973; 114.1722
Line(s)  Tsuen Wan Line
Connections  West Rail Line East Tsim Sha Tsui Station, bus, public light bus, ferry
Structure type Underground
Levels 1
Platforms 2 (island)
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 31 December 1979 (1979-12-31) (Kwun Tong Line)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code TST
Owned by MTR Corporation
Operator MTR Corporation
Services
Preceding station   MTR logo notext.svg MTR   Following station
towards Central
Tsuen Wan Line
towards Tsuen Wan
Terminus
West Rail Line
Transfer at: East Tsim Sha Tsui
towards Tuen Mun
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Tsim Sha Tsui Station
Chinese 尖沙咀
Concourse of Tsim Sha Tsui station

Tsim Sha Tsui is an MTR station on the Tsuen Wan Line. The station, originally opened in 1979 on the Kwun Tong Line, serves the area of Tsim Sha Tsui.

East Tsim Sha Tsui Station on the West Rail Line, opened on 24 October 2004, is connected to this station. The station now serves as the interchange station between the Tsuen Wan and West Rail Lines.

Tsim Sha Tsui Station was featured in a brief chase sequence featuring Brigitte Lin in Wong Kar-wai's 1994 film, Chungking Express.

Tsim Sha Tsui Station was also featured in Clifton Ko's 1987 film, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World.

Timetable[edit]

Line Destination First train Last train
Tsuen Wan Central 06:04 00:54
Tsuen Wan 06:11 00:59

[1]

Station layout[edit]

Ground - Exits/Entrances
L1
Concourse
Concourse Customer Service, MTRShops
Hang Seng Bank, vending machine
ATMs
Octopus promotion machine
Subway Subway to East Tsim Sha Tsui Station ( West Rail Line)
L2
Platforms
Platform 1  Tsuen Wan Line towards Tsuen Wan (Jordan)
Island platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 2  Tsuen Wan Line towards Central (Admiralty)

Platforms 1 and 2 share the same island platform. Out-of-system access to the West Rail Line is provided at the concourse through exits F or G and a walk along the Middle Road or Mody Road subway system respectively to reach East Tsim Sha Tsui Station.[2]

Although the stations are connected by subway, the fare gates for Tsim Sha Tsui and East Tsim Sha Tsui stations are separate. Single journey holders transferring from the Tsuen Wan Line to the West Rail Line must purchase a second ticket at East Tsim Sha Tsui Station. Octopus card users who transfer between Tsim Sha Tsui and East Tsim Sha Tsui Stations within thirty minutes without making any other transport related purchases or more than eight non-transport related purchases in between stations are considered to have taken a single journey and are charged accordingly.

Entrances/exits[edit]

Tsim Sha Tsui Station is linked with East Tsim Sha Tsui Station through the Mody Road and Middle Road Subways.

In Tsim Sha Tsui Station[edit]

In East Tsim Sha Tsui Station[edit]

Transport Connections[edit]

Bus

Many routes via roads surrounding the Station such as Salisbury Road, Chatham Road South, and Nathan Road, operated by the KMB, NWFB, and Citybus.

Ferries

Star Ferry, to Central and Wanchai

Trains

Underground pedestrian link to West Rail Line trains to Hung Hom and Tuen Mun.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "tst.pdf". MTR Corporation. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Tsim Sha Tsui Station street map". MTR Corporation. Retrieved 5 July 2014.