Wong Chuk Hang Station

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Wong Chuk Hang
黃竹坑
Hong Kong MTR rapid transit station
Wong Chuk Hang Station under construction in April 2013
Wong Chuk Hang Station under construction in April 2013
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Location of Wong Chuk Hang Station in Hong Kong
Station location and services
Line  South Island Line (East)
Code WCH
District Southern
Area Wong Chuk Hang
Coordinates 22°14′53″N 114°10′05″E / 22.2480°N 114.1681°E / 22.2480; 114.1681Coordinates: 22°14′53″N 114°10′05″E / 22.2480°N 114.1681°E / 22.2480; 114.1681
Station design
Livery  Dark Brown
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2
Type of platforms Island
Exits 2
Events
Expected open June 2016[1]
Rail services
Preceding station   MTR   Following station
towards Admiralty
South Island Line (East)
  Proposed  
South Island Line (West) Terminus

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.[2]

Station layout[edit]

Platforms Platform 1  South Island Line (East) towards Admiralty (Ocean Park)
Island platform, doors will open on the right
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

Entrances/exits[edit]

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[edit]

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.

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