MTR continuously strives to improve station facilities and is now enhancing some of the ticket issuing machines to support mobile payment. The trial programme has been carried out in phases since 16 December 2017, with the initial phase at Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau stations. Passengers can use Alipay, Alipay HK, WeChat Pay and WeChat Pay HK for the purchase of single journey tickets from designated ticket issuing machines. The mobile payment offers passengers a new payment option and the trial programme is now extended to Tsim Sha Tsui, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Causeway Bay, Mong Kok East, Sha Tin and Austin stations.
Steps for the purchase of single journey ticket with mobile payment: