Tuen Mun Ferry Pier Stop

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Tuen Mun Ferry Pier
屯門碼頭
Light Rail (MTR)
MTR Light Rail stop
Ferry Pier Terminus.jpg
Platform 4
Location Tuen Mun Ferry Pier
Tuen Mun District, Hong Kong
Owned by KCR Corporation
Operated by MTR Corporation
Line(s)
  •      Light Rail routes 507, 610, 614, 614P, 615 and 615P
Platforms 7 (7 side platforms)
Tracks 7
Connections
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code 001
Fare zone 1
History
Opened
  • 18 September 1988 (1988-09-18)
Services
Preceding stop   MTR Lightrail icon.svg MTR Light Rail   Following stop
Terminus 507
towards Tin King
610
towards Yuen Long
614
towards Yuen Long
614P
towards Siu Hong
615
towards Yuen Long
615P
towards Siu Hong
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Tuen Mun Ferry Pier
Location within the MTR system
Ferry Pier Terminus
Opening day plaque unveiled by Princess Anne in 1988

Tuen Mun Ferry Pier (Chinese: 屯門碼頭) is an MTR Light Rail terminus located at ground level inside Pierhead Garden, Tuen Mun Ferry Pier, Wu Chui Road in Tuen Mun, Tuen Mun District. It began service on September 18, 1988, and belongs to Zone 1. It serves Tuen Mun Ferry Pier and nearby residential buildings.

The terminus has seven platforms. Platform 2 is used for route 507, platform 3 for routes 615 and 615P, platform 4 for route 610, and platform 5 for routes 614 and 614P. Platforms 1 and 6 are reserved for emergency purposes, while Platform 7 is for alighting only. It also has a customer service centre and a bus terminus.

This stop has the largest number of terminating lines in the Light Rail system (six).

History[edit]

The stop was opened to the public on September 18, 1988, as Ferry Pier (屯門碼頭). On the previous day, the Light Rail Transit system was declared open by Anne, Princess Royal, at this stop; the commemorative plaque she unveiled still remains intact.[1] The stop was renamed Ferry Pier Terminus (屯門碼頭總) later.

On June 13, 2010, the terminus was renamed Tuen Mun Ferry Pier (屯門碼頭).

Hazard to pedestrians[edit]

Because of the planning of this Light Rail stop, the pathways for pedestrians are very close to the rails; it is dangerous for a pedestrian to cross from one platform to another when a train is approaching. However, some pedestrian crossing signal lights that light up when trains approach were added.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hectic plans for Princess". South China Morning Post. 9 September 1988. p. 2. 

Coordinates: 22°22′23″N 113°57′59″E / 22.37306°N 113.96639°E / 22.37306; 113.96639