Whampoa Station

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Whampoa
黃埔
MTR
MTR rapid transit station
Exterior of Whampoa Station entrance and exit A.jpg
Exterior of Whampoa Station exit A
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Cantonese Yale Wòngbou
Hanyu Pinyin Huángpǔ
General information
Location Tak Man Street × Hung Hom Road, Hung Hom
Kowloon City District, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°18′18″N 114°11′23″E / 22.3050°N 114.1896°E / 22.3050; 114.1896Coordinates: 22°18′18″N 114°11′23″E / 22.3050°N 114.1896°E / 22.3050; 114.1896
Owned by MTR Corporation
Operated by MTR Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms 1 (1 side platform)
Tracks 1
Construction
Structure type Underground
Other information
Station code WHA
History
Opened
  • 23 October 2016 (2016-10-23)[1]
Services
Preceding station   MTR logo.svg MTR   Following station
Terminus Kwun Tong Line
towards Tiu Keng Leng
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Whampoa
Location within the MTR system

Whampoa (Chinese: 黃埔; Cantonese Yale: Wòngbou) is the western terminus of the Kwun Tong Line of the MTR in Hung Hom, Hong Kong.

The station was named after Whampoa Garden, which was built on the former site of Whampoa Dockyard.

The station was originally due to be open in 2015, but due to delays during the construction of the underground portion of the station, it opened on 23 October 2016.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of a platform tunnel between two separate concourses and is mainly underground except for the entrances and ventilation shafts. The West Concourse is located at the junction of Hung Hom Road and Tak Man Street while the East Concourse is located along Tak On Street and be crossed by Shung King and Tak Ting Streets.[2]

Similar to at Po Lam and Disneyland Resort, this is a terminal station with a single side platform.[2][3] Due to the fact that the single track at Whampoa cannot accommodate all Kwun Tong Line trains during Monday to Friday peak hours(07:00 to 09:30, 16:30 to 19:00), Saturdays(07:15 to 20:00)as well as Sundays and public holidays (08:40 to 20:00), half of Kwun Tong Line trains terminate at the preceding Ho Man Tin Station. As a result, trains serve Whampoa at four-minute headways.

G Street level Exits
L1 Concourse Customer service, MTRShops
L2
Platform
Side platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 1      Kwun Tong Line towards Tiu Keng Leng (Ho Man Tin)
Panorama of the single platform

Exits[edit]

View down the platform

Connections[edit]

The station is adjacent to the Whampoa Garden Bus Terminus. It is also a short walk away from the Hung Hom Ferry Pier.[4]

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