Science Park Station (MTR)

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For the station in Boston, Massachusetts, see Science Park (MBTA station).
Science Park/Pak Shek Kok
科學園/白石角
MTR rapid transit station
Science Park Station.jpg
The planning model of the station
Location Pak Shek Kok
Tai Po District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°25′45″N 114°12′31″E / 22.4291°N 114.2085°E / 22.4291; 114.2085Coordinates: 22°25′45″N 114°12′31″E / 22.4291°N 114.2085°E / 22.4291; 114.2085
Owned by MTR Corporation
Operated by MTR Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms 2 (2 side platforms)
Tracks 2
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Services
Preceding station   MTR logo.svg MTR   Following station
towards Hung Hom
East Rail Line
towards Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Science Park/Pak Shek Kok
Location within the MTR system

Science Park (Chinese: 科學園站) or Pak Shek Kok (Chinese: 白石角站) is a proposed MTR station which may be built in Pak Shek Kok, New Territories, Hong Kong. The station would be on the East Rail Line between University and Tai Po Market stations, serving the Hong Kong Science Park.[1] However, little is known about the status of the planning of this station. It is thought that a possible reason could be to shorten travelling distance and time between Science Park and Tai Po; currently, the only way to get to Tai Po Market using only public transport is by taking the 272K to University Station and then the MTR to Tai Po Market Station.[2] Walking to University Station from Science Park takes around 20 minutes.

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