Che Kung Temple Station

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This article is about the rapid transit station in Hong Kong. For the rapid transit station in Shenzhen with the same Chinese name, see Chegongmiao Station.
Che Kung Temple
MTR rapid transit station
Che Kung Temple Station 2012 part3.JPG
Platform 1
Location Near Chun Shek Estate, Che Kung Miu Road, Tai Wai
Sha Tin District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°22′29″N 114°11′10″E / 22.3748°N 114.1861°E / 22.3748; 114.1861Coordinates: 22°22′29″N 114°11′10″E / 22.3748°N 114.1861°E / 22.3748; 114.1861
Owned by KCR Corporation
Operated by MTR Corporation
Platforms 2 (2 side platforms)
Tracks 2
Structure type Elevated
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code CKT
  • 21 December 2004 (2004-12-21)
Preceding station   MTR logo.svg MTR   Following station
towards Wu Kai Sha
Ma On Shan Line
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Che Kung Temple
Location within the MTR system
Che Kung Temple Station Exit B

Che Kung Temple Station is a station on Hong Kong's Ma On Shan Line. It is located on Che Kung Miu Road in Sha Tin in the New Territories. Its position was Sha Tin Tau Temporary Housing Area, so it was provisionally called "Sha Tin Tau Station" before the Ma On Shan Line opened.

It is located near the Che Kung Miu temple. On the third day of the first month in the Chinese calendar (also known as the third day of the Lunar New Year) many people use the station to get to the temple. The station is always crowded during those days.

Che Kung Temple station serves residential areas such as Chun Shek Estate, Fung Shing Court and Sha Tin Tau New Village. It also serves five schools, three churches and three temples. Although it is called "Che Kung Temple Station", Tai Wai Station is nearer to Che Kung Miu (the temple) than this station.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Exits E and F
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1      Ma On Shan Line towards Tai Wai (terminus)
Platform 2      Ma On Shan Line towards Wu Kai Sha (Sha Tin Wai)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
C Concourse Exits A to D, shops, washrooms
Customer Service

Other than Tai Wai, Che Kung Temple is the only Ma On Shan Line station with side platforms. Passengers must choose the right escalator to go to the corresponding platform.

Nearby attractions[edit]

Hong Kong Heritage Museum (Exit A)[edit]

The Hong Kong Heritage Museum can be seen on the left on a northbound Ma On Shan Rail train as it approaches the station. The museum itself can be reached by leaving Che Kung Temple station through Exit A and turning left and crossing the bridge over the Shing Mun River.

Che Kung Temple (Exit B)[edit]

The Che Kung Temple can be reached by exiting the station through Exit B and turning right. The temple can be seen after a short 300m walk south along Che Kung Miu Road. It should be said, though, that Che Kung Temple is actually closer to Tai Wai Station than Che Kung Temple Station.

Transport interchange[edit]

  • 47X: Chun Shek ↔ Kwai Shing (East)
  • 80X: Chun Shek ↔ Kwun Tong Ferry
  • 81C: Yiu On ↔ Tsim Sha Tsui East (Mody Road)
  • 81K: Sun Tin Wai ↔ Sui Wo Court
  • 82K: Wong Nai Tau ↔ Mei Lam
  • 85B: Chun Shek ↔ Kowloon City Ferry
  • 86A: Sha Tin Wai ↔ Cheung Sha Wan (Kom Tsun Street)
  • 87B: Sun Tin Wai ↔ Island Harbourview
  • 249X: Tsing Yi Railway Station ↔ Sha Tin Central (rush hour only)
  • 281B: Shek Mun Estate → Tsim Sha Tsui East (Mody Road) (Morning rush hour only)
  • 281M: Sun Tin Wai ↔ Kowloon Tong Station
  • 282: Sha Tin Central ↺ Sun Tin Wai
Cross Harbour Tunnel Bus
  • 170: Sha Tin Station ↔ Wah Fu (Central)
  • 182: Yu Chui Court ↔ Central (Macau Ferry)
  • 982X: Yu Chui Court → Wan Chai (Fleming Road) (Morning rush hour only)
  • N170: Sha Tin Central ↔ Wah Fu (Central)
  • N182: Kwong Yuen ↔ Central (Macau Ferry)
Long Win Bus
  • E42: Airport (Ground Transportation Centre) ↔ Sha Tin Pok Hong
  • N42: Tung Chung Station ↔ Ma On Shan (Yiu On)
  • R42: Disneyland ↔ Tai Wai Station


  1. ^ 九廣馬鐵 (in Chinese). 

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