Tung Chung West Station

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Tung Chung West
東涌西
Hong Kong MTR rapid transit station
Station location and services
Line  Tung Chung Line
District Islands
Area Tung Chung
Station design
Structure Underground
Events

Tung Chung West Station (Trad. Chinese: 東涌西站) is a proposed MTR terminus station of Tung Chung Line at the west of Tung Chung, Lantau Island, New Territories, Hong Kong, which would follow on from Tung Chung Station. When Yat Tung Estate (Trad. Chinese: 逸東邨) in Tung Chung West was constructed, the MTR Corporation and the Hong Kong SAR Government reserved a site to build the station. Due to insufficient population there, the station has so far not been constructed.

On 18 February 2009, the government replied to the Legislative Council that a decision or timetable for the construction of Tung Chung West Station was not available for the time being.[1]

In 2013, Tung Chung West Extension was mentioned in the review and update of the Railway Development Strategy 2000, after the government launched the "Tung Chung New Town Extension Study" in 2012 to further expand and develop Tung Chung New Town.[2] The updated strategy, released in September 2014 as the Railway Development Strategy 2014 (RDS-2014), confirms that planning is indeed underway to build the Tung Chung West extension, and that the projected cost is $6 billion. An "implementation window" of 2020 to 2024 was noted.[3]

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Neighbouring stations[edit]

Preceding station   MTR   Following station
towards Hong Kong
Tung Chung Line Terminus

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