Chai Wan Station

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Chai Wan
柴灣
MTR
MTR rapid transit station
Chai Wan Station Platform 201303.jpg
Both platforms
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Cantonese Yale Chàaiwāan
Literal meaning Firewood Bay
General information
Location Kut Shing Street, Chai Wan
Eastern District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°15′52″N 114°14′12″E / 22.2644°N 114.2368°E / 22.2644; 114.2368Coordinates: 22°15′52″N 114°14′12″E / 22.2644°N 114.2368°E / 22.2644; 114.2368
Operated by MTR Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms 2 (island platform)
Connections Bus, public light bus
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Platform levels 1
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code CHW
History
Opened
  • 31 May 1985 (1985-05-31)
Services
Preceding station   MTR logo.svg MTR   Following station
towards Kennedy Town
Island Line Terminus
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Chai Wan
Location within the MTR system

Chai Wan (Chinese: 柴灣) is the eastern terminus of the MTR Island Line on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. It is the only station on the Island Line that is elevated. The station is located at the junction of Chai Wan Road and Island Eastern Corridor, and it serves Siu Sai Wan and Chai Wan, a primarily residential and industrial town, and the bus terminus nearby has bus and minibus routes to Siu Sai Wan and Stanley, as well as the nearby residential developments. It was also the southernmost railway station in Hong Kong, and the southernmost rapid transit station in China, prior to the opening of Lei Tung Station on the South Island Line on 28 December 2016.

There are no platform screen doors at this station, but the MTR Corporation has retrofitted automatic platform gates on both platforms.

Station layout[edit]

Track layout
to Heng Fa Chuen
to Chai Wan Depot
Eastern Corridor
Chai Wan Rd
Platforms Platform 1      Island Line towards Kennedy Town (Heng Fa Chuen)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 2      Island Line towards Kennedy Town (Heng Fa Chuen)
C Concourse Customer Service, MTRShops
Hang Seng Bank, vending machines, automatic teller machines
G Street level Exits, transport interchange
Chai Wan Station concourse
Exterior of the station

Passengers from Chai Wan going to Kennedy Town can board trains on either platforms. The platform from which a train will leave first is indicated on a display board.[1]

An overrun track is present to allow trains to stop and reverse direction if they travel beyond Chai Wan Station. However, this set of tracks is rarely used, as trains arriving at Chai Wan Station leave for Kennedy Town by pulling out of the same platform.

Entrances and exits[edit]

  • A: New Jade Gardens, Chai Wan Industrial Area, Siu Sai Wan Wheelchair user access[2]
  • B: Cheung Lee Street[2]
  • C: Public transport interchange[2]
  • D: Ning Foo Street[2]
  • E: Hing Wah Estate[2]

Transport Connections[edit]

There is a public transport interchange located beneath the station concourse, accessible by exiting the station from Exit C. Bus services to Chai Wan Pier, Stanley Pier and Siu Sai Wan can be accessed.

Transport Interchange (Exit C)[edit]

Bus Route To Island Resort:

  • 82M (Mon-Fri only), N8X(at nights only)

To Cape Collinson:

Minibus Routes To Cape Collinson:

  • 18M

To Chai Wan Pier and Hing Man Estate:

  • 20M

To Fung Wah Estate:

  • 43M

To Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital:

  • 48M

To Siu Sai Wan:

  • 47M, 44M(at nights only)

To Stanley:

  • 16X

To Chung Hom Kok:

  • 16M

Others[edit]

  • Taxi stand

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chai Wan Station layout" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Chai Wan Station street map" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 31 July 2014.