Tung Chung Station
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|Hong Kong MTR rapid transit station|
Appearance of Tung Chung Station
Location of Tung Chung Station in Hong Kong
|Station location and services|
|Line||█ Tung Chung Line|
|Connections||Bus, Ferry, Cable Car|
|Type of platforms||Island|
|Opened||22 June 1998|
|Tung Chung Station|
Tung Chung is a railway station on the Tung Chung Line of the MTR rapid transport system in Hong Kong. The western end of the Tung Chung Line, it is also a transfer point of those wishing to use the Ngong Ping Cable Car. As with all other MTR stations, Tung Chung has a unique colour scheme used throughout the station, in this case lavender. Architecture firm Aedas was the architect for this station.
Tung Chung station is located in the neighbourhood of the same name on the northern shore of Lantau Island, one of the inhabited locations on the island. The surrounding area is predominantly residential in nature, with the majority of buildings in the station's catchment area being residential towers and schools.
|1F||Footbridge||footbridge connecting Citygate with Fu Tong Estate, MTRshops|
|Concourse||Exits, transport interchange, Ngong Ping 360 cable car station, Customer service,
MTRshops, Hang Seng Bank, vending machines, automatic teller machines,
Octopus promotion machine
|Platform 1||█ Tung Chung Line towards Hong Kong (Sunny Bay) →|
|Platform 2||█ Tung Chung Line towards Hong Kong (Sunny Bay) →|
Both platforms share the same island platform underground. A "First Train" indicator is provided along the platform indicating to passengers which train to board.
The Tung Chung station concourse is on ground level. There are 4 exits in total, and 2 are on each end of the concourse.
- A: Fu Tong Estate
- B: Ngong Ping 360
- C: Citygate Outlets
- D: Fu Tong Street
All bus routes listed below can be accessed through Exit B, which leads to the transport interchange.
An Urban (Red) Taxi stand is found outside Exit A. A Lantau (Blue) Taxi Stand at Exit D providing taxi services to Lantau Island.
Ngong Ping Cable Car
Opened on September 18, 2006, the MTR-owned Ngong Ping Cable Car connects Tung Chung and Ngong Ping where the Po Lin Monastery and Tian Tan Buddha are located. The Tung Chung Cable Car Terminal is about 200 metres away from Exit B of Tung Chung station.
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