Tsuen Wan West Station

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For the area nearby, see Tsuen Wan West.
Tsuen Wan West
荃灣西
Hong Kong MTR rapid transit station
Tsuen Wan West Station 201310.JPG
Appearance of Tsuen Wan West Station
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Location of Tsuen Wan West Station in Hong Kong
Station location and services
Line  West Rail Line
Code TWW
District Tsuen Wan
Area Tsuen Wan
Coordinates 22°22′07″N 114°06′35″E / 22.3686°N 114.1098°E / 22.3686; 114.1098Coordinates: 22°22′07″N 114°06′35″E / 22.3686°N 114.1098°E / 22.3686; 114.1098
Map
Service hours 0606-0036
Station design
Livery  A81C07
Structure Underground
Platforms 2
Type of platforms Side
Exits 7
Events
Opened 20 December 2003
Rail services
Preceding station   MTR   Following station
towards Hung Hom
West Rail Line
towards Tuen Mun

Tsuen Wan West Station
Traditional Chinese 荃灣西
Simplified Chinese 荃湾西
Concourse

Tsuen Wan West (Chinese: 荃灣西站) is an underground MTR station on the West Rail Line located in Tsuen Wan, the New Territories, Hong Kong. It is located between Mei Foo and Kam Sheung Road stations. There is an emergency platform on the southern side of this station.

The construction of the station was very complex. It required the diversion of some roads, the demolition of two factories, part of a nearby park, and the relocation of a ferry pier which originally occupied the site.

There is a large bus and minibus interchange above the station, connecting it with most residential areas, factories, as well as shopping centres in the area. However, the station has had little passenger traffic since operation, prompting some to claim that it is the least used station on the system.[citation needed] At present, only a small number of residents in a few nearby residential estates and workers from nearby factories use the station. However, with the opening of the 80 storey Nina Tower (如心廣場) in 2007 [1], traffic is expected to increase.[citation needed]

Nevertheless, the waterfront promenade built along with the station's construction connected the two ends of Tsuen Wan, significantly improved the scenery of the area, and provides a leisure place for many residents of southern and western Tsuen Wan.

It should be noticed that although the station is in the same region as Tsuen Wan Station, the two stations have different fares. For example, passengers have to pay HK$1.7-4.0 more if they are going to Hong Kong Island, although it is faster and more convenient. Only out-of-system interchange is available for the pair.

Station layout[edit]

1
First Floor
Exit C Exit C2, C3, footbridge to Tsuen Wan Transport Complex
G
Ground
Exits Exit A, B, C1, D, E, transport interchange
C
Concourse
Concourse Customer services, MTRShops, vending machines
Photo-taking booth, ATMs
P
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2  West Rail Line towards Hung Hom (Mei Foo)
Platform 1  West Rail Line towards Tuen Mun (Kam Sheung Road)
Side platform, doors will open on the left
- Siding

The 2 railway tracks are located adjacent to each other. The passenger must pick the correct escalator from the concourse to reach their desired platform.

Entrances/exits[edit]

  • A1: Tsuen Wan West Station Public Transport Interchange
  • A2: Clague Garden Estate
  • B: Belvedere Garden
  • C1: Waterfront Walkway
  • C2: Waterfront Walkway
  • C3: Transport Complex Wheelchair user access(Exit D)
  • D: Tsuen Wan Pier Wheelchair user access
  • E1: Tsuen Wan West Station Public Transport Interchange
  • E2: Hoi Kwai Road

Station Vicinity[edit]

Gallery[edit]

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