AsiaWorld–Expo Station

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AsiaWorld–Expo
博覽館
MTR
MTR rapid transit station
AsiaWorld-Expo Station 2013 08 part1.JPG
Platform 1
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 博覽館
Simplified Chinese 博览馆
Literal meaning Exhibition hall/pavilion
General information
Location AsiaWorld–Expo, Airport Expo Boulevard, Chek Lap Kok, Lantau Island
Islands District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°19′18″N 113°56′28″E / 22.3218°N 113.9412°E / 22.3218; 113.9412Coordinates: 22°19′18″N 113°56′28″E / 22.3218°N 113.9412°E / 22.3218; 113.9412
Operated by MTR Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms 1 (1 side platform)
Connections Bus
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Platform levels 1
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code AWE
History
Opened
  • 20 December 2005 (2005-12-20)
Services
Preceding station   MTR logo.svg MTR   Following station
towards Hong Kong
Airport Express Terminus
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
AsiaWorld–Expo
Location within the MTR system

AsiaWorld–Expo is a station on the Airport Express of the Hong Kong MTR. It serves the AsiaWorld–Expo on the northeast corner of Chek Lap Kok, the island on which the Hong Kong International Airport is located.

AsiaWorld–Expo is an exhibition centre designed to host large scale trade fairs, exhibitions, conventions and concerts. It is located adjacent to Hong Kong International Airport. To better serve the travelling needs of exhibitors and visitors, the Airport Express was extended with a new station at AsiaWorld–Expo. The station opened on 20 December 2005, in time for the opening of the new exhibition centre on the same date. The extension provides rail access to the exhibition centre from the central business district and other stations on the MTR network. Its platform screen doors are different from the other stations of the Airport Express (shown below), as the screen doors are designed for the trains of Tung Chung Line as well, so those trains can also be used to run services from and to the station in order to increase passenger flow when large exhibitions or concerts are being held.

Station layout[edit]

Sometimes, when large events are being held at AsiaWorld–Expo, some Tung Chung Line trains go onto the Airport Express track after Sunny Bay and terminate at this station. However, these Tung Chung Line trains do not stop at Airport.

L1 Concourse Exits (AsiaWorld-Expo), Customer Service, automatic teller machines
G Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1      Airport Express towards Hong Kong (Airport)
Island platform, not in service
Platform 2 No regular service

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Entrances/exits[edit]

  • A: AsiaWorld–Expo East Entrance[1]
  • B: AsiaWorld–Expo West Entrance[1] (opens only during large-scale events)
AsiaWorld-Expo Station Exit A

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "AsiaWorld–Expo Station layout" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 18 February 2015.