Wong Chuk Hang Station
|Hong Kong MTR rapid transit station|
Wong Chuk Hang Station under construction in April 2013
Location of Wong Chuk Hang Station in Hong Kong
|Station location and services|
|Line||█ South Island Line (East)|
|Area||Wong Chuk Hang|
|Livery||█ Dark Brown|
|Type of platforms||Island|
|Expected open||June 2016|
Wong Chuk Hang is an elevated station on the proposed South Island Line built on the old site of Wong Chuk Hang Estate. It is named after Wong Chuk Hang area. It will serve residents in the Wong Chuk Hang area, as well as connect to a Public Transport Interchange to be built on a widening of Heung Yip Road. A network of footbridges will be built to serve future commercial and residential areas, and the station will exist as a hub to the Shum Wan region as a whole. A new MTR Depot will also exist next to the station to service South Island Line Trains. Commissioned by the MTR Corporation, Aedas, as part of the engineering team led by Atkins, were the architect for the station.
|Platforms||Platform 1||→ █ South Island Line (East) towards Admiralty (Ocean Park) →|
|Platform 2||← █ South Island Line (East) towards South Horizons (Lei Tung)|
|Concourse||Concourse||Customer Service, MTRShops|
|Footbridge Connection to Various Areas of Shum Wan|
|Ground||-||Exits, Public Transport Interchange|
|Depot||Wong Chuk Hang Depot|
A footbridge connection to various areas of Shum Wan will be provided. An exit will also connect the station to the planned Sheung Yip Road Public Transport Interchange, for passengers to connect to other modes of public transport.
Wong Chuk Hang Depot
While the main station will take up the North of the former Wong Chuk Hang Estate site, a depot, sunken below ground, will be built in the south. This depot will service and maintain South Island Line trains. The depot will be completely sealed, and will exist on sunken ground, to avoid noise pollution to surrounding areas.