Ma On Shan Station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ma On Shan
馬鞍山
MTR
MTR rapid transit station
MTR MOS (9).JPG
Platform centre
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 馬鞍山
Simplified Chinese 马鞍山
Literal meaning Saddle Ridge
General information
Location Between Sunshine City and Bayshore Towers, Sai Sha Road
Sha Tin District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°25′29″N 114°13′54″E / 22.4247°N 114.2316°E / 22.4247; 114.2316Coordinates: 22°25′29″N 114°13′54″E / 22.4247°N 114.2316°E / 22.4247; 114.2316
Owned by KCR Corporation
Operated by MTR Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms 2 (1 island platform)
Tracks 2
Connections
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code MOS
History
Opened
  • 21 December 2004 (2004-12-21)
Services
Preceding station   MTR logo.svg MTR   Following station
Terminus
Ma On Shan Line
towards Tai Wai
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Ma On Shan
Location within the MTR system

Ma On Shan Station is an elevated station on the Ma On Shan Line of Hong Kong. It is located above Sai Sha Road, at the town centre of Ma On Shan, between Sunshine City and Bayshore Towers. It also serves other residential areas like Kam Ying Court and Chung On Estate; it also serves over ten schools, and is in close proximity with Ma On Shan Central Park and other parks.

The pattern featured on the platform pillar and glass barrier symbolizes the abandoned iron mine that used to be in Ma On Shan peak.

Station layout[edit]

P Platform 1      Ma On Shan Line towards Tai Wai (Heng On)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2      Ma On Shan Line towards Wu Kai Sha (Terminus)
C Concourse Exits, customer services, toilets, ATMs
MTRShops, Octopus promotion machine
G Ground Staff carpark (not open to public)

Entrances/exits[edit]

  • A: Ma On Shan Plaza Wheelchair user access
  • B: Sunshine City Plaza Wheelchair user access

Transport interchange[edit]

There is a bus terminus at Sunshine City, providing interchange links to the following KMB bus routes:

KMB
  • 40X: Wu Kai Sha Station ↔ Kwai Chung Estate
  • 85M: Kam Ying Court ↺ Wong Tai Sin
  • 85S: Yiu On → Hung Hom Ferry (Morning Rush Time Service)
  • 85X: Ma On Shan Town Centre ↔ Hung Hom Ferry
  • 86C: Lee On ↔ Cheung Sha Wan
  • 86K: Kam Ying Court ↔ Sha Tin Station
  • 86S: Kam Ying Court ↔ Sha Tin Station (Rush Time Service)
  • 87D: Kam Ying Court ↔ Hung Hom Station
  • 87K: University Station ↺ Kam Ying Court
  • 89D: Wu Kai Sha Station ↔ Lam Tin Station
  • 89P: Ma On Shan Town Centre → Lam Tin Station (Morning Rush Time Service)
  • 99: Sai Kung ↔ Heng On
  • 99R: Sai Kung (North) ↔ University Station
  • 274P: Wu Kai Sha Station ↔ Tai Po Industrial Estate (Rush Time Service)
  • 286M: Ma On Shan Town Centre ↺ Diamond Hill Station
Cross Harbour Tunnel Bus
  • 680: Lee On ↔ Admiralty (East)
  • 680A: Lee On ↔ Admiralty (East) (Morning Rush Time Service)
  • 680P: Wu Kai Sha Station → Admiralty (East) (Morning Rush Time Service)
  • 680X: Wu Kai Sha Station ↔ Central (Macau Merry) (Rush Time Service)
  • 681: Ma On Shan Town Centre ↔ Central (Hong Kong Station)
  • 681P: Yiu On ↔ Sheung Wan (Rush Time Service)
  • 682: Wu Kai Sha Station/Lee On ↔ Chai Wan (East)
  • 682A: Ma On Shan Town Centre ↔ Chai Wan (East) (Morning Rush Time Service)
  • 682P: Lee On → Chai Wan (East) (Morning Rush Time Service)
Long Win Bus
  • A41P: Airport (Ground Transportation Centre) ↔ Wu Kai Sha Station

It also serves the following GMB route:

  • GMB 808

Usage[edit]

As the surrounding is full of residential estates, including Bayshore Towers, Sunshine City, Fu Fai Garden, Ma On Shan Centre, The Oceania and Villa Athena, and the two exits are connected to large shopping centres, the daily usage remains high.