Lai Chi Kok Station

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Lai Chi Kok
茘枝角
MTR
MTR rapid transit station
Lai Chi Kok Station 2014 04.JPG
Platform 1
Chinese name
Chinese 茘枝角
Cantonese Yale Laihjīgok
Literal meaning Lychee Corner
General information
Location Cheung Sha Wan Road near Cheung Sha Wan Plaza, Lai Chi Kok
Sham Shui Po District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°20′14″N 114°08′54″E / 22.3373°N 114.1482°E / 22.3373; 114.1482Coordinates: 22°20′14″N 114°08′54″E / 22.3373°N 114.1482°E / 22.3373; 114.1482
Operated by MTR Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms 2 (island platform)
Connections Bus, Public light bus
Construction
Structure type Underground
Platform levels 1
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code LCK
History
Opened
  • 17 May 1982 (1982-05-17)
Services
Preceding station   MTR logo.svg MTR   Following station
towards Central
Tsuen Wan Line
towards Tsuen Wan
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Lai Chi Kok
Location within the MTR system

Lai Chi Kok (Chinese: 茘枝角) is a rapid transit station on the Tsuen Wan Line of the Hong Kong MTR system, between Cheung Sha Wan and Mei Foo. It was opened in 1982.

The station is in an orange-red livery, and is a simple through station with an island platform. Platform screen doors have been retrofitted along both platforms in this station.[when?]

Although the station is called Lai Chi Kok, it is located in Cheung Sha Wan. Passengers can use this station to access the southern part of Cheung Sha Wan. Cheung Sha Wan used to be an industrialised area, but in recent years, four high quality residential developments have been built on the reclaimed land, namely Banyan Gardens, liberté, The Pacifica and Aqua Marine. There is a pedestrian tunnel to connect these developments.

In addition, industrial buildings are being demolished and being rebuilt into brand new commercial buildings. The re-purposing of industrial units into office and retail units has led to the station having a high stream of passengers during peak hours.

Station layout[edit]

Track layout
to Mei Foo
1
2
to Cheung Sha Wan
G Ground level Exits, transport interchange
L1 Concourse Customer Service centre, MTRShops (7-eleven, circle K, Hung Fook Tong, Maxim's Catering, Travel Expert, Pako's, I & m's, etc.)
Hang Seng Bank, vending machine, ATMs
Octopus promotion machine
L2
Platforms
Platform 1      Tsuen Wan Line towards Tsuen Wan (Mei Foo)
Island platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 2      Tsuen Wan Line towards Central (Cheung Sha Wan)
Lai Chi Kok Station Concourse

[1]

Livery[edit]

The station's livery is orange-red because of the bright red colour of the fruit after which the district is named.[2]

Entrances/Exits[edit]

  • A: Cheung Sha Wan Plaza
  • B1/B2: Tai Nan West Street
  • C: Tung Chau West Street Wheelchair user access
  • D1-4: Lai Chi Kok Road[3]

Transport connections[edit]

Bus routes[edit]

These bus routes terminate near Lai Chi Kok MTR Station, but on Cheung Sha Wan Road there are many more routes that are available.

Cheung Sha Wan Plaza bus terminus (Exit A)[edit]

To Chuk Yuen Estate:

  • 2B

To Tsz Wan Shan North

  • 2F

To Allway Gardens, Tsuen Wan

  • 30

To Tai Wo

  • 72

To Lee on Estate, Ma On Shan (via Lion Rock Tunnel):

  • 86C

Kom Tsun Street bus terminus (Exit B)[edit]

To Sha Tin Wai (via Lion Rock Tunnel):

  • 86A

Minibus routes[edit]

To Stonecutters Island:

  • 44M (Exit A, Public Holidays Only)

To Wonderland Villas:

  • 97A (Exit A)

References[edit]