Network Improvements

Retrofitting External Lifts at Railway Stations

The Corporation is accelerating the installation of external lifts at those stations which do not have them to connect station concourses with street level. 94 of 96 MTR stations are located at street level or equipped with external lift connecting street level and station concourse. 2 stations currently do not have external lifts.

The latest anticipated completion dates of the external lifts installation work are as follow:

Station Expected Completion Date
Fortress Hill We are exploring various options with government departments for external lift provision.
Tin Hau 2021 (Vertical lifting platform for wheelchair users)

The Corporation is completely installed additional external lifts in the following stations:

Station Opening Date
Lai Chi Kok 16 February 2015
Prince Edward 22 May 2015
Sai Wan Ho 14 December 2015
Lai King 6 May 2016
Tsim Sha Tsui 7 May 2016
Shau Kei Wan 21 December 2016
Admiralty 28 December 2016
Yau Ma Tei 29 December 2016
Diamond Hill 14 February 2020