Tsuen Wan West Station

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Tsuen Wan West
荃灣西
MTR
MTR rapid transit station
Tsuen Wan West Station 201310.JPG
Exterior of Tsuen Wan West Station
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 荃灣西
Simplified Chinese 荃湾西
General information
Location Tsuen Wan Pier, Tsuen Wan
Tsuen Wan District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°22′07″N 114°06′35″E / 22.3686°N 114.1098°E / 22.3686; 114.1098Coordinates: 22°22′07″N 114°06′35″E / 22.3686°N 114.1098°E / 22.3686; 114.1098
Owned by KCR Corporation
Operated by MTR Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms 2 (2 side platforms)
Tracks 2
Connections
Construction
Structure type Underground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code TWW
History
Opened
  • 20 December 2003 (2003-12-20)
Services
Preceding station   MTR logo.svg MTR   Following station
towards Hung Hom
West Rail Line
towards Tuen Mun
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Tsuen Wan West
Location within the MTR system

Tsuen Wan West (Chinese: 荃灣西) is an underground MTR station in Tsuen Wan West, New Territories, Hong Kong. It is located between Mei Foo and Kam Sheung Road stations on the West Rail Line. There is an emergency platform on the southern side of the station.

The construction of the station was very complex. It required the diversion of some roads, the demolition of two factories, part of a nearby park, and the relocation of a ferry pier which originally occupied the site. The station was designed by Farrells.

There is a large bus and minibus interchange above the station, connecting it with most residential areas, factories, as well as shopping centres in the area. However, during the early days of operation the station has had little passenger traffic. Only a small number of residents in a few nearby residential estates and workers from nearby factories use the station.[citation needed] However, with the opening of new developments in central Tsuen Wan such as the 80 storey Nina Tower, Vision City, and City Point, traffic has increased. Additional MTR property development on nearby lands has also commenced circa 2014. These projects should also bolster the station's ridership.

The waterfront promenade built along with the station's construction connected the two ends of Tsuen Wan, significantly improved the scenery of the area, and provides a leisure place for many residents of southern and western Tsuen Wan.

It should be noticed that although the station is in the same region as Tsuen Wan Station, the two stations have different fares. For example, passengers have to pay HK$1.7-4.0 more if they are going to Hong Kong Island, although it is faster and more convenient. Only out-of-system interchange is available for the pair.

Station layout[edit]

Track layout
to Kam Sheung Road
1
2
to Mei Foo
1 Exit C Exit C2, C3, footbridge to Tsuen Wan Transport Complex
G Exits Exit A, B, C1, D, E, transport interchange
C Concourse Customer services, MTRShops, vending machines
Photo-taking booth, ATMs
P
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2      West Rail Line towards Hung Hom (Mei Foo)
Platform 1      West Rail Line towards Tuen Mun (Kam Sheung Road)
Side platform, doors will open on the left
- Siding

[1]

Concourse

Entrances/exits[edit]

  • A1: Tsuen Wan West Station Public Transport Interchange[2]
  • A2: Clague Garden Estate[2]
  • B: Belvedere Garden[2]
  • C1: Waterfront Walkway[2]
  • C2: Waterfront Walkway[2]
  • C3: Transport Complex (Closed until 2018)[2]
  • D: Tsuen Wan Pier Wheelchair user access[2]
  • E1: Tsuen Wan West Station Public Transport Interchange[2]
  • E2: Hoi Kwai Road[2]

Public transport interchange[edit]

KMB[2]
  • 31: Tsuen Wan West Station ↺ Shek Lei Estate
  • 33A: Mong Kok (Park Avenue) ↔ Tsuen Wan (Nina Tower)
  • 34: Kwai Shing (Central) ↔ Bayview Garden
  • 36: Tsuen Wan West Station ↺ Lei Muk Shue
  • 39A: Tsuen Wan West Station ↺ Allway Gardens
  • 40: Laguna City ↔ Tsuen Wan (Nina Tower)
  • 43: Cheung Hong ↔ Tsuen Wan West Station
  • 43B: Cheung Ching ↔ Tsuen Wan West Station
  • 43P: Tsuen Wan West Station ↔ Hong Kong Science Park (Rush Time Service)
  • 43X: Tsuen Wan West Station ↔ Yiu On
  • 51: Tsuen Wan West Station ↺ Sheung Tsuen
  • 53: Yuen Long (East) ↔ Tsuen Wan West Station
  • 73X: Fu Shin ↔ Tsuen Wan (Nina Tower)
  • 234A: Sea Crest Villa ↔ Tsuen Wan West Station (Express service via Tuen Mun Road)
  • 234B: Tsuen Wan West Station ↔ Sea Crest Villa (Via Castle Peak Road)
  • 278X: Sheung Shui ↔ Tsuen Wan (Nina Tower)
  • 290: Tsuen Wan West Station ↔ Choi Ming (Express service via the Shun Lee Estate Road and Sau Mau Ping Road, non-stop between Choi Wan Estate and Po Tat Estate)
  • 290A: Tsuen Wan West Station ↔ Choi Ming(Via Shun Lee Estate and Shau Mau Ping Estate)
Cross Harbour Tunnel Bus[2]
  • 930: Tsuen Wan (Discovery Park) ↔ Wan Chai (North)
  • 930A: Tsuen Wan West Station/Tsuen Wan (Discovery Park) ↔ Wan Chai (North) (Rush Time Service)
  • 930X: Tsuen Wan (Discovery Park) ↔ Wan Chai (North) (Rush Time Service)

The following free interchange services are available.[3]

  • GMB 95K (For users of Octopus Cards, Tuen Mun-Nam Cheong Monthly Pass and Tuen Mun-Hung Hom Monthly Pass only)

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tsuen Wan West Station layout" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Tsuen Wan West Station street map" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  3. ^ MTR Interchange Discounts, MTR Corporation

External links[edit]