To Kwa Wan Station
|Future MTR rapid transit station|
|Location||Olympic Avenue, Ma Tau Wai
Kowloon City District, Hong Kong
|Owned by||KCR Corporation|
|Operated by||MTR Corporation|
|Platforms||2 (1 island platform)|
To Kwa Wan (Chinese: 土瓜灣) is an under-construction underground MTR rapid transit station in Hong Kong on the East West Corridor, located in northern To Kwa Wan in Kowloon City District. The station will serve Kowloon City and To Kwa Wan. The station is being built as part of the Sha Tin to Central Link (SCL), and is scheduled to open in 2019 along with the rest of phase 1 of the SCL (Tai Wai–Hung Hom). The station is being constructed by a Samsung–Hsin Chong joint venture.
The original KCR plans had the station near the intersection of Sung Wong Toi Road and To Kwa Wan Road in the old Kai Tak Airport tarmac, but the location was moved near to the junction of Ma Tau Chung Road and Sung Wong Toi Road. The location will be roughly at the west end of the former Kai Tak Airport terminal footprint and the start of runway 13/31. Technically, the station is located closer to Ma Tau Kok than To Kwa Wan. The new station location will be surrounded by the Kai Tak Development area.
On April 21, 2014, construction workers discovered six wells and thousands of artefacts dating back to the Song dynasty. Construction was halted for months while archaeological assessment was being done. This discovery led to an 11-month delay and an additional cost of 3 billion Hong Kong dollars to the construction project. The government plans to preserve at least one of the wells in-situ and incorporate it into the station design.
This station will be underground with one island platform and four exits.
|C||Concourse||Customer service, MTRshops|
|Pedestrian tunnel under Nam Kok Road|
|Platform 1||← East West Corridor (planned) towards Tuen Mun (Ma Tau Wai)|
|Island platform, doors will open on the left|
|Platform 2||East West Corridor (planned) towards Wu Kai Sha (Kai Tak) →|
- Exit A will be located north of the station
- Exit B will be located at Nam Kok Road, providing a pedestrian subway across Olympic Garden and Sung Wong Toi Playground
- Exit C will be located at Pak Tai Street
- Exit D will be located south of the station
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- Lee, Ada (18 May 2014). "Decision put off until September on relics at To Kwa Wan MTR station site". South China Morning Post. Hong Kong. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
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