MTR Facilities For Passengers With Disabilities


New and Improved Facilities Mean Better Service for All Our Customers

We are striving to improve access and facilities for all our passengers - not only those with disabilities, but the elderly, people traveling with babies or small children, and those who need step-free access. We are making improvements to many of our existing stations, and all our future lines will incorporate easy access facilities.

Facilities for Visually Impaired Passengers

  • TACTILE GUIDE PATHS are installed at all stations (except Racecourse) and Light Rail Stops.
  • MODIFICATION OF OBSTRUCTIONS such as litter bins, payphones and fare maps making them more easily detectable to cane users has been completed in all stations.
  • ESCALATOR AUDIBLE WARNING SIGNALS are installed in all stations to help passengers locate escalators at platform and/or concourse level, and identify the running direction of the escalator.
  • PLATFORM TACTILE YELLOW LINES are installed in all stations without Platform Screen Doors.
  • TACTILE STATION LAYOUT MAPS are installed at the following stations:
    • Airport Express Line - Airport
    • East Rail Line - All stations
    • Island Line - Wan Chai, Causeway Bay, Tai Koo, Shau Kei Wan, Heng Fa Chuen and Chai Wan
    • Kwun Tong Line - Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon Tong, Lok Fu, Wong Tai Sin, Choi Hung, Kowloon Bay, Ngau Tau Kok and Kwun Tong
    • Ma On Shan Line - All stations
    • Tseung Kwan O Line - All stations
    • Tsuen Wan Line - Jordan, Prince Edward, Mei Foo, Kwai Fong and Kwai Hing
    • West Rail Line - All stations
  • An AUDIBLE DEVICE in the exit gate that is reached by the tactile guide path for providing audible Octopus Card readings are installed in the following stations:
    • Airport Express Line - All stations
    • East Rail Line - Hung Hom, Mong Kok East, Kowloon Tong, Sha Tin, Fo Tan, University, Tai Po Market, Tai Wo, Fanling and Sheung Shui
    • Tsuen Wan Line - All stations
    • Island Line - All stations
    • Kwun Tong Line - All stations
    • Tseung Kwan O Line - All stations
    • Tung Chung Line - All stations
    • West Rail Line - Austin
  • BRAILLE plates have been installed on Ticket Issuing Machines (not Light Rail) and Add Value Machines, and in public toilets, lifts in certain stations and Platform Card Processors at Light Rail stops.
  • COLOUR CONTRAST GRAB POLES are provided inside the compartments of trains.
  • A BUZZER sounds when the train door is closing.
  • COLOUR CONTRAST INTER-CAR BARRIERS are fitted between train carriages to prevent passengers stepping on to the track between train carriages.
Facilities for Hearing Impaired Passengers
  • INDUCTION LOOPS to assist hearing aid users are installed at all Customer Service Centres, Ticket Offices and selected payphones.
  • INFORMATION CARDS to facilitate communication between staff and passengers are available at all Customer Service Centers (except Light Rail stops).
  • PASSENGER INFORMATION DISPLAY SYSTEMS are installed at the entrances, concourses and platforms of stations.
  • FLASHING SYSTEM MAPS showing the location and direction of the train are installed on trains on Kwun Tong Line, Tsuen Wan Line, Island Line and Tseung Kwan O Line.
  • ACTIVE LINE DIAGRAMS are installed in Airport Express and Tung Chung Line trains.
  • ON TRAIN INFORMATION
    • INFOPANELS display next station information and operational messages in the following trains: East Rail Line, Island Line, Kwun Tong Line, Ma On Shan Line, Tseung Kwan O Line, Tsuen Wan Line and Light Rail.
    • LCD INFOPANELS display next station information and operational messages in the following trains: Airport Express Line.
    • NEWSLINE EXPRESS screens display the next station and operational messages in the following trains: East Rail Line, Ma On Shan Line and West Rail Line.
Facilities for Mobility Impaired Passengers
  • MULTI-USE SPACES are provided in all trains.
  • WIDE GATES allowing wheelchair users and passengers with baby prams / baggage to pass into or out of the paid area without staff assistance are provided at all stations (except Racecourse).
  • PORTABLE or MOVABLE RAMPS allowing wheelchair users to move easily between the platform and train are provided at all stations (except Light Rail stops).

Station-by-station System Accessibility

Station Citinet No. Street / Concourse Concourse /
Platform
Airport Express Line

Hong Kong

2523 3627

Public lift

Public lift

Kowloon

2736 0162

Public lift

Public lift

Tsing Yi

2449 9125

Public lift

Public lift

Airport

2261 0522

Arrivals Hall leads direct to platform using side walkways

AsiaWorld-Expo

2215 3568

Public lift via AsiaWorld-Expo

Public lift

Disneyland Resort Line

Sunny Bay

2983 6961

Ramp at entrance A

Public Lift

Disneyland Resort

2983 6809

Same Level

Public Lift

East Rail Line

Hung Hom

2946 4402

Same level

Public lift

Mong Kok East

2395 5635

Same level

Public lift

Kowloon Tong

2338 7975

Same level / Public lift

Public lift

Tai Wai

2605 9997

Same level

Public lift

Sha Tin

2605 3577

Same level / Ramp

Public lift

Fo Tan

2604 8809

Same level / Public lift

Public lift

Racecourse

2692 2071

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-

University

2605 9039

Same level / Public lift

Public lift / Ramp

Tai Po Market

2658 7657

Same level

Public lift

Tai Wo

2650 7097

External lift via Tai Wo Shopping Centre

Same level / Public lift

Fanling

2676 1716

Same level

Public lift

Sheung Shui

2673 0769

Same level

Public lift

Lo Wu

2673 5406

Same level / Lift with staff assistance

Public lift

Lok Ma Chau

3404 6007

Same level / Lift with staff assistance

Public lift

Island Line

Sheung Wan

2921 6700

Wheelchair Ai d (maximum loading is 200kg) with staff assistance through entrance A1 for exit & E3 for entry

Public lift

Central

2921 2710

Public Lift

Public lift

Admiralty

2922 1400

Stair lift at entrance D

Public lift (The station lift will be out of service for maintenance on 29 October 2009 between 1400 hours and 1600 hours)*

Wan Chai

2923 5026

Public lift

Public lift

Causeway Bay

2923 5031

Public lift

Public lift

Tin Hau

2922 3740

Stair lift at entrance A1

Public lift

Fortress Hill

2922 3741

Wheelchair Aid (maximum loading is 200kg) with staff assistance through entrance B

Public lift

North Point

2922 4750

Public lift

Public lift

Quarry Bay

2922 4751

Ramp at entrance A

Public lift

Tai Koo

2922 4752

Public lift & ramp

Public lift

Sai Wan Ho

2922 7760

Wheelchair Aid (maximum loading is 200kg) with staff assistance through entrance A

Public lift

Shau Kei Wan

2922 7761

Wheelchair Aid (maximum loading is 200kg) with staff assistance through entrance A3

Public lift

Heng Fa Chuen

2921 5770

External lift via Paradise Mall

Public lift

Chai Wan

2921 5771

External lift via New Jade Commercial Complex

Public lift

Kwun Tong Line

Shek Kip Mei

2928 2300

Stair lift access with staff assistance at entrance C

Public lift

Kowloon Tong

2926 7310

Public lift

Public lift

Lok Fu

2926 7311

Ramp at entrance A

Public lift

Wong Tai Sin

2927 6320

Stair lift at entrance C1

Public lift

Diamond Hill

2927 6321

Stair lift at entrance A1

Public lift

Choi Hung

2927 6322

Ramp at entrance C2 & C4

Public lift

Kowloon Bay

2927 4330

Public lift and ramp from Telford Plaza

Public lift

Ngau Tau Kok

2927 3340

Ramp at entrance B

Public lift

Kwun Tong

2927 3341

Public lift

Public lift

Lam Tin

2927 7350

Ramp at entrance C

Public lift

Light Rail

Pui To

2630 2801

Public lift / Ramp

NA

Tuen Mun

2630 2801

Public lift

NA

All other Light Rail stops

2881 8888

Ramp

NA

Ma On Shan Line

Che Kung Temple

2696 9790

Ramp

Public lift

Sha Tin Wai

2144 5736

Ramp

Public lift

City One

2637 5741

Ramp

Public lift

Shek Mun

2635 4209

Ramp

Public lift

Tai Shui Hang

2630 5125

Public lift

Public lift

Heng On

2630 5954

Ramp / Lift with staff assistance

Public lift

Ma On Shan

2630 5903

Same level

Public lift

Wu Kai Sha

2631 6217

Same level

Public lift

Tseung Kwan O Line

LOHAS Park

2260 6222

Public Lift

Public Lift

Po Lam

2927 2700

Ramp at entrance C

(on the same level)

Hang Hau

2927 2085

Street level access from drop off area

Public Lift

Tseung Kwan O

2927 2087

Street level access from drop off area

Public Lift

Tiu Keng Leng

2927 2086

Street level access from drop off area

Public Lift

Yau Tong

2927 3110

Public Lift

Public Lift

Tsuen Wan Line

Tsuen Wan

2920 3560

Ramp at entrance A1 & C

Public lift

Tai Wo Hau

2920 3566

Public lift

Public lift

Kwai Hing

2920 2051

Ramp at entrances B & C

Public lift

Kwai Fong

2920 2050

Ramp at entrance D

Public lift

Lai King

2928 3042

Public lift

Public lift

Mei Foo

2928 3041

Public lift

Public lift

Lai Chi Kok

2928 3040

Wheelchair Aid (maximum loading is 200kg) with staff assistance through entrance C

Public lift

Cheung Sha Wan

2928 7231

Stair lift at entrance A3

Public lift

Shum Shui Po

2928 7230

Stair lift at entrance A1

Public lift

Prince Edward

2928 4221

Stair lift at entrance B1

Public lift

Mong Kok

2928 4220

Public lift

Public lift

Yau Ma Tei

2928 6210

Stair lift at entrance A1

Public lift (The station lift will be out of service for maintenance on 29 October 2009 between 1000 hours and 1200 hours)*

Jordon

2926 1201

Stair lift at entrance B2

Public lift

Tsim Sha Tsui

2926 1200

Stair lift at entrance A1

Public lift

Tung Chung Line

Hong Kong

2523 3627

Public lift

Public lift

Kowloon

2736 0162

Public lift

Public lift

Nam Cheong

2729 7262

Public lift

Public lift

Olympic

2625 9635

Public lift

Public lift

Lai King

2928 3042

Public lift

Public lift

Tsing Yi

2449 9125

Public lift

Public lift

Sunny Bay

2983 6961

Ramp at entrance A

Public Lift

Tung Chung

2109 2516

Ramp at entrance A

Public lift

West Rail Line

East Tsim Sha Tsui

3471 5201

Public lift

Public lift

Austin

2314 5201

Public lift

Public lift

Nam Cheong

2624 2801

Public lift

Public lift

Mei Foo

2175 2801

Public lift / Ramp

Public lift

Tsuen Wan West

2252 2801

Public lift

Public lift

Kam Sheung Road

2208 2801

Ramp

Public lift

Yuen Long

2256 2801

Public lift / Ramp / Stair Lift at entrance F

Public lift

Long Ping

2257 2801

Public lift / Ramp

Public lift

Tin Shui Wai

2296 2801

Public lift / Ramp

Public lift

Siu Hong

2214 2801

Public lift / Ramp

Public lift

Tuen Mun

2630 2801

Public lift / Ramp

Public lift



* Time subject to change.

 

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