Mong Kok East station
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|MTR rapid transit station|
Station exterior (from Yim Po Fong Street)
|Jyutping||Wong6 gok3 dung1|
|Literal meaning||Flourishing Corner East|
|Location||Luen Wan Street/Argyle Street, Mong Kok|
Yau Tsim Mong District, Hong Kong
|Owned by||Kowloon–Canton Railway Corporation|
|Operated by||MTR Corporation|
|Platforms||3 (1 side platform and 1 island platform)|
|Connections||Bus, public light bus|
|Structure type||On embankment|
|Rebuilt||4 May 1982|
|Previous names||Mong Kok, Yaumatei|
Mong Kok East (Chinese: 旺角東; Cantonese Yale: Wohng gok dūng) – formerly Yaumati (油麻地) and Mong Kok railway station (旺角) – is a station on Hong Kong's East Rail Line. Only out-of-system interchange is available with Kwun Tong Line and Tsuen Wan Line at Mong Kok Station via a footbridge. The station is connected to Grand Century Place, a large shopping mall.
The station, initially named Yaumati, was constructed on 1 October 1910 to cope with the opening of the British Section of Kowloon-Canton Railway.[unreliable source?] The station was later renamed Mong Kok on 31 December 1968 on the grounds that the station was actually in Mong Kok District.
In 1983, the station was rebuilt. A temporary station was in use just to the south (towards Hung Hom) during reconstruction. After the takeover of KCR operations by the MTR Corporation on 2 December 2007, the station was renamed to Mong Kok East. Following the MTR-KCR merger, this station shared a name with the separate Mong Kok station on the Tsuen Wan and Kwun Tong lines.
Platform 1 is the terminus platform for some southbound trains during peak hours. The platforms are curved and the platform gap is relatively large compared to other MTR stations.
|-||Overlaying properties||Grand Century Place|
|M||Mezzanine||Staff only area, MTRShop (MX Fastfood)|
|C||Concourse||Exits, a transport interchange|
Customer Service Centres, toilets
shops, vending machines, ATMs
|Platform 1||East Rail line towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau (Kowloon Tong) → |
← East Rail line termination platform (some rush-hour trips)
|Island platform, doors will open on the left or right|
|Platform 2||East Rail line towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau (Kowloon Tong) →|
|Platform 3||← East Rail line towards Hung Hom (Terminus)|
|Side platform, doors will open on the left|
- A: Government Offices Carpark
- B: Mongkok Government Offices
- C: Sai Yee Street
- D: Grand Century Place
To Cosmopolitan Estate:
To Metro Harbour View:
To Park Avenue:
To Po Lam:
To Tsing Yi Estate:
To Siu Hong Court:
To Tuen Mun (Leung King Estate):
To Tuen Mun Pier:
- Hong Kong transport timeline
- Annual Department Report by the General Manager, Railway. Hong Kong: Government Printer. 1969. p. 2.
- "New name for station". South China Morning Post. 4 December 1968. p. 5.
- "Mong Kok East Station layout" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
- "Mong Kok East Station street map" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
- Media related to Mong Kok East Station at Wikimedia Commons