Tsuen Wan Station

Tsuen Wan Station

Tsuen Wan Station

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Tsuen Wan is the northern terminus of the MTR Tsuen Wan Line in Hong Kong. It is the only station on the line that is at ground level. It is located at the northern central part of Tsuen Wan new town, and its next station is Tai Wo Hau.

It was the westernmost station in the MTR system until the opening of the Airport Station in 1998. It was also the northernmost station in the MTR system until the MTRCL took over the operation of the KCR network in 2007 on a 50-year lease and effectively merged the two systems.

Early history

The station was opened as part of the line opening on May 10, 1982. It is a through station with two off-side platforms, originally designed as an intermediate station, with a terminus called Tsuen Wan West further north west near the present day Tsuen King Garden apartments (different from the present West Rail Line Tsuen Wan West Station). The area around that terminus had a poor development record so it was decided no station was to be built there, though tracks were still laid to that place. This also explains why the station uses an intermediate station design (one termination platform, one to Central) unlike a normal terminus design (2 platforms to Central). This particular section of track is now used for trains to reverse back to the Tsuen Wan Depot and vice versa.

During the construction of Tsuen Wan Station, the Route Twisk was diverted. The famous Sam Tung Uk walled village was also relocated, though it was later preserved as...
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