Tung Chung Station

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Tung Chung
東涌
MTR rapid transit station
Tung Chung Station 1.jpg
Station exterior
Location Tat Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island
Islands District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°17′21″N 113°56′30″E / 22.2893°N 113.9416°E / 22.2893; 113.9416Coordinates: 22°17′21″N 113°56′30″E / 22.2893°N 113.9416°E / 22.2893; 113.9416
Operated by MTR Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms 2 (island platform)
Connections Bus, public light bus, Ngong Ping Cable Car, ferry
Construction
Structure type Underground
Platform levels 1
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code TUC
History
Opened
  • 22 June 1998 (1998-06-22)
Services
Preceding station   MTR   Following station
towards Hong Kong
Tung Chung Line Terminus
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Tung Chung
Location within the MTR system
Tung Chung Station
Traditional Chinese 東涌
Simplified Chinese 东涌

Tung Chung is a station on the Tung Chung Line of the MTR rapid transport system in Hong Kong. The western end of the Tung Chung Line, it is also a transfer point of those wishing to use the Ngong Ping Cable Car. As with all other MTR stations, Tung Chung has a unique colour scheme used throughout the station, in this case lavender. Architecture firm Aedas was the architect for this station.[1]

Location[edit]

Tung Chung station is located in the neighbourhood of the same name on the northern shore of Lantau Island, one of the inhabited locations on the island. The surrounding area is predominantly residential in nature, with the majority of buildings in the station's catchment area being residential towers and schools.[2]

Timetable[edit]

Line Destination First train Last train
Tung Chung Line Hong Kong 06:02 00:43
Source: MTR[3]

Station layout[edit]

Both platforms share the same island platform underground. A "First Train" indicator is provided along the platform indicating to passengers which train to board.

1F Footbridge footbridge connecting Citygate with Fu Tong Estate, MTRshops
G
Concourse
(Ground)
Concourse Exits, transport interchange, Ngong Ping 360 cable car station, Customer service,
MTRshops, Hang Seng Bank, vending machines, automatic teller machines,
Octopus promotion machine
L2
Platforms
Platform 1      Tung Chung Line towards Hong Kong (Sunny Bay)
Island platform, doors will open on the left or right
Platform 2      Tung Chung Line towards Hong Kong (Sunny Bay)

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Entrances/exits[edit]

The Tung Chung station concourse is on ground level. There are 4 exits in total, and 2 are on each end of the concourse.[2]

Transport connections[edit]

Bus routes[edit]

All bus routes listed below can be accessed through Exit B, which leads to the transport interchange.

To the Airport (Passenger Terminal):

  • S1, S56

To the AsiaWorld-Expo:

  • S1

To the Airport Service Areas:

  • S1, S52, S52P, S64, S64P

To Discovery Bay:

To Mui Wo/Pui O: 3M, A35

To Tai O:

  • 11

To Ngong Ping/Po Lin Monastery:

  • 23

To Shek Mun Kap (Law Hon Monastery):

  • 34

To Siu Ho Wan:

  • 36

To Yat Tung Estate:

  • 34, 37, 38, N38, S52, S52P, S64, S64P

To Tung Chung (North):

  • 37

Taxis[edit]

An Urban (red) taxi stand is found outside Exit A. A Lantau (blue) taxi stand at Exit D provides taxi services to Lantau Island.

Ngong Ping Cable Car[edit]

Opened on 18 September 2006, the MTR-owned Ngong Ping Cable Car connects Tung Chung with Ngong Ping, where the Po Lin Monastery and Tian Tan Buddha are located. The Tung Chung Cable Car Terminal is about 200 metres away from Exit B of Tung Chung station.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kalzip's selected local projects". Kalzip. 
  2. ^ a b "Tung Chung Station street map" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Tung Chung Station timetable" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Tung Chung Station layout" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 5 March 2015.