Yau Tong Station
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|MTR rapid transit station|
|Literal meaning||Oily Pond|
|Location||Cha Kwo Ling Road, Yau Tong
Kwun Tong District, Hong Kong
|Operated by||MTR Corporation|
|Platforms||4 (2 island platforms)|
|Connections||Bus, public light bus|
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Yau Tong is a station on the Hong Kong MTR Kwun Tong Line and the Tseung Kwan O Line. It is the only station of the Tseung Kwan O Line located in Kowloon. The livery of the station is yellow. Although the train platforms are constructed above ground level, they are sealed from the outside with concrete walls to prevent the noise of trains from disturbing the nearby residents of Yau Tong Estate.
Yau Tong Station was originally built as a part of the MTR Tseung Kwan O extension, to make a cross-platform interchange between Kwun Tong Line and the newly built Tseung Kwan O Line, and to provide nearby residents in Lei Yue Mun and Sze Shan (Chinese: 四山; literally: "Mount Four") convenient access to the MTR system.
There was debate over whether the interchange should be built in a new station, redirecting the original route or by utilising existing stations such as Lam Tin or Kwun Tong. Ultimately the interchanges were built in 2 brand new stations, Yau Tong and Tiu Keng Leng. This resulted in complaints from passengers because the new arrangement forced them to change trains twice when crossing the Victoria Harbour.
|Line||Destination||First train||Last train|
|Kwun Tong Line||Tiu Keng Leng||06:07||01:08|
|Yau Ma Tei||06:09||00:26|
|Tseung Kwan O Line||Po Lam||06:19||01:18|
|LOHAS Park||Peak hours only|
Yau Tong Station has three main levels: the concourse, the upper platforms, and the lower platforms.
The upper platform level consists of Platforms 2 and 3. Passengers crossing the harbour on the Tseung Kwan O Line towards the Kowloon side can cross over to Platform 2 to change to the Kwun Tong Line to get to most destinations in East Kowloon.
The lower platform level contains Platforms 1 and 4. Passengers travelling on the Kwun Tong Line travelling towards Tiu Keng Leng can cross over to Platform 4 to change to the Tseung Kwan O line to cross the harbour to North Point.
|Concourse||Exits, footbridge to Yau Tong Estate/Lei Yu Mun Plaza|
|Customer Service, MTR Shops|
|Vending machines, ATMs|
|Platform 2||← Kwun Tong Line towards Yau Ma Tei (Lam Tin)|
|Platform 3||Tseung Kwan O Line towards Po Lam or LOHAS Park (Tiu Keng Leng) →|
|Platform 1||Kwun Tong Line towards Tiu Keng Leng (Terminus) →|
|Platform 4||← Tseung Kwan O Line towards North Point (Quarry Bay)|
Entrances and exits
- A1: Yau Tong Estate, Domain, Lei Yue Mun Plaza, Tseung Kwan O Chinese Permanent Cemetery, public transport interchange
- A2: Lei Yue Mun Municipal Services Building, Jockey Club Lei Yue Mun Plus
- B1: Yau Lai Estate, St. Antonius Primary School
- B2: Cha Kwo Ling Road 
|14||Yau Tong ↔ China Ferry Terminal||A1|
|14B||Lam Tin (Kwong Tin Estate) ↔ Ngau Tau Kok|
|14D||Yau Tong ↔ Choi Hung||Peak hours only|
|14S||Yau Tong ↺ Tseung Kwan O Chinese Permanent Cemetery||Ching Ming Festival and Chung Yeung Festival only|
|14X||Lei Yue Mun ↔ China Ferry Terminal|
|62X||Yau Tong ↔ Tuen Mun Town Centre|
|216M||Lam Tin Railway Station ↺ Yau Tong Railway Station|
|259D||Yau Tong ↔ Tuen Mun (Lung Mun Oasis)|
|603||Ping Tin ↔ Central Ferry Piers|
|23C||Lam Tin Station (Laguna City) ↔ Yau Tong Station||B2|
|24||Kai Tin Estate ↔ Lei Yue Mun||A1|
|24M||Yau Tong Station (Domain) ↔ Lam Tin (Pik Wan Road)|
|63M||Yau Tong Station (Domain) ↔ Kwong Tin Estate|
|76B||Yau Tong Station (Domain) ↔ United Christian Hospital|
A new shopping mall, Domain, opened on 1 December 2012. It was the second shopping mall in Yau Tong. The first one was Lei Yue Mun Plaza, which opened in 2001. On 2 July 2012, Yau Tong Public Transport Interchange was opened; bus and public light bus routes serving the previous Yau Tong Station Temporary Bus Terminus were moved to the new location. The transport interchange can be accessed via exit A2.