Tung Chung Station

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Tung Chung
東涌
Hong Kong MTR rapid transit station
Tung Chung Station 1.jpg
Appearance of Tung Chung Station
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Location of Tung Chung Station in Hong Kong
Station location and services
Line  Tung Chung Line
Code TUC
District Islands
Area Tung Chung
Coordinates 22°17′21″N 113°56′30″E / 22.2893°N 113.9416°E / 22.2893; 113.9416Coordinates: 22°17′21″N 113°56′30″E / 22.2893°N 113.9416°E / 22.2893; 113.9416
Map
Connections Bus, Ferry, Cable Car
Service hours 0602-0043
Station design
Livery  8040C0
Structure Underground
Platforms 2
Type of platforms Island
Exits 4
Lifts 1
Shops 14
Events
Opened 22 June 1998
Rail services
Preceding station   MTR logo notext.svg MTR   Following station
towards Hong Kong
Tung Chung Line Terminus

Tung Chung Station
Traditional Chinese 東涌
Simplified Chinese 东涌

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.[1]

Location[edit]

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.[2]

Station layout[edit]

1F Footbridge footbridge connecting Citygate with Fu Tong Estate, MTRshops
G
Concourse
(Ground)
Concourse Exits, transport interchange, Ngong Ping 360 cable car station, Customer service,
MTRshops, Hang Seng Bank, vending machines, automatic teller machines,
Octopus promotion machine
L2
Platforms
Platform 1  Tung Chung Line towards Hong Kong (Sunny Bay)
Island platform, doors will open on the left or right
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.

Entrances/Exits[edit]

The Tung Chung station concourse is on ground level. There are 4 exits in total, and 2 are on each end of the concourse.

Transport connections[edit]

Bus routes[edit]

All bus routes listed below can be accessed through Exit B, which leads to the transport interchange.

Taxis[edit]

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[edit]

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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