South Island line (West)
|Locale||Districts: Central and Western, Southern|
Wong Chuk Hang
|Track gauge||1,432 mm (4 ft 8 3⁄8 in) or 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
The South Island line (West) is a proposed extension of the Hong Kong MTR metro system. The new line would serve the southwestern coast of Hong Kong Island, between Shek Tong Tsui and Wong Chuk Hang. Plans for the South Island line (West) are mentioned and revised in the 2014 governmental railway strategy report and construction is expected to begin in 2021. Like the existing South Island line, this line would connect the Southern District to the rest of the MTR network.
The following is a list of the stations on the South Island line (West).
|Livery and name||District||Connections||Opening date|
|South Island line (West)|
|HKU||Central and Western||Island line||28 December 2014[a]|
|Queen Mary Hospital||Pok Fu Lam||(proposed)|
|Wah Fu||Waterfall Bay|
|Tin Wan||Tin Wan|
|Wong Chuk Hang||Southern||South Island line||28 December 2016[b]|
Papers from Government and Legislature
- "Second Railway Development Study (RDS-2)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 February 2006. From Highways Department Hong Kong. Retrieved 27 February 2005.
- "Information paper about the Feb 2005 scheme" (PDF). From Panel of Transport, Legislative Council. 21 February 2005. Retrieved 27 February 2005.
- "Background brief on Route 4, South Hong Kong Island Line and West Hong Kong Island Line" (PDF). From Panel of Transport, Legislative Council. 21 February 2005. Retrieved 27 February 2005.
- "Presentation of Feb 2005 scheme by MTR" (PDF). From Panel of Transport, Legislative Council. 25 February 2005. Retrieved 5 March 2005.
- "MTR Corporation welcomes Government's decision on West Island line and South Island line" (PDF).. (30 June 2005). From MTR Corporation.
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