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Wong Tai Sin (Chinese: 黃大仙; Cantonese Yale: Wòngdaaihsīn) is a station on the Hong Kong MTR Kwun Tong Line. It is named after the Wong Tai Sin Temple, which is managed by Taoist organisation Sik Sik Yuen.

Wong Tai Sin

黃大仙
MTR
MTR rapid transit station
Wong Tai Sin Station 2014 02 part1.JPG
Platform 1
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
JyutpingWong4daai6sin1
Hanyu PinyinHuángdàxiān
General information
LocationLung Cheung Road near Wong Tai Sin Centre, Wong Tai Sin
Wong Tai Sin District, Hong Kong
Coordinates22°20′30″N 114°11′38″E / 22.3417°N 114.1939°E / 22.3417; 114.1939Coordinates: 22°20′30″N 114°11′38″E / 22.3417°N 114.1939°E / 22.3417; 114.1939
Operated byMTR Corporation
Line(s)
Platforms2 (island platform)
ConnectionsBus, public light bus
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Platform levels1
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeWTS
History
Opened
  • 1 October 1979 (1979-10)
Services
Preceding station MTR MTR Following station
Lok Fu
towards Whampoa
Kwun Tong line Diamond Hill
Track layout
2
1
Location
Hong Kong MTR system map
Hong Kong MTR system map
Wong Tai Sin
Location within the MTR system

Contents

LiveryEdit

 
Wong Tai Sin Station Concourse

The station's livery is yellow to reflect the character "Wong" in Chinese (黃), which means "yellow"[1]

Station layoutEdit

Platforms 1 and 2 share the same island platform.

G Ground level Exits
C Concourse Customer service, MTRshops, vending machines
Hang Seng Bank, automatic teller machines
P
Platforms
Platform 1      Kwun Tong line towards Tiu Keng Leng (Diamond Hill)
Island platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 2      Kwun Tong line towards Whampoa (Lok Fu)

[2]

Entrances/exitsEdit

  • A/E: Lung Cheung Road (West Exit)
  • B1/B2: Lung Cheung Road (East Exit)
  • B3: Wong Tai Sin Temple, Temple Mall North  
  • C1: Ching Tak Street/Lung Cheung Road Junction
  • C2: Ching Tak Street  
  • D1: San Po Kong  
  • D2: Ching Tak Street, Bus Terminus
  • D3: Temple Mall South[3]

Transport connectionsEdit

Minibus routesEdit

  • 37M (Exit A) to Tsz Wan Shan
  • 38M (Exit A) to Chuk Yuen Estate
  • 33M (Exit C2) to Fu Shan Estate
  • 79M (Exit D2) to King Tung Street
  • 20M (Exit D2) to San Po Kong

Bus routesEdit

  • 85M (Exit D2) to Kam Ying Court
  • 80 (Exit D1) to Mei Lam
  • 89B (Exit D1) to Sha Tin Wai
  • 211 (Exit B1) to Tsui Chuk Garden
  • 2F, 3C (Exit B1) to Tsz Wan Shan
  • 113 (Exit D1) to Kennedy Town (Belcher's Bay)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ben Pang (17 November 2016). "Why are Hong Kong's MTR stations different colours? Central is red for a reason, and why Prince Edward is purple might surprise you". South China Morning Post.
  2. ^ "Wong Tai Sin Station layout" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 27 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Wong Tai Sin Station street map" (PDF). MTR Corporation. Retrieved 27 July 2014.