Search images maps play youtube news gmail drive more. According to the mass transit railway bylaws, eating, drinking, or smoking are not allowed in the paid area of stations or in trains. To view the downloaded map, no internet connection is required. The original source dates the map to 1978, which seems reasonable to me the route was well under construction at. Mtr hong kong 2020 what to know before you go with. The kowloon walled city is located near the station. The hotel is offering mtr 2020 participants two special rates. The organization from japan signed the contract in 1974, but gave up to participate in november the same year. Mtr custom leather would like to give all of our supporters, customers, friends and family a big thank you.
This is a great reference when reading different historical books. The mtr system in hong kong works similarly to other underground systems in the world. Use this mtr trip planner app to choose the attraction you want to visit, and it will provide your route there via mtr, a map of the surrounding area and estimated journey time. Five years later, the island line opened up to offer service from central to chai wan. To change from one line to another you look for an interchange station that intersects both lines and to find the direction of your train, you look on the map for the name of the last station on the line in the direction you wish to go. Sep 06, 2019 it makes visiting the major tourist attractions in hong kong via mtr the citys undergroundsubway system a doddle.
See more ideas about map, subway map and hong kong. The mass transit railway mtr is a transport network in hong kong, china. Transit maps of the world by mark ovenden goodreads. The maps, from parisbased architect jug cerovic, are meant to be both functional and works of art. Dress up your family history book with maps showing where the family lived or photocopies of interesting handwritten documents such as letters and wills. Once a british colonial outpost, the worldclass city of hong kong is now one of asias most popular destinations. It was opened on 1 october 1979 as part of the modified initial system mis. Loved the maps of historical systems, like london and new york, where you can see how areas. Early 1800s if you were alive then and knew of hong kong, you were probably a sailor, fisherman, or pirate. Adams chart of history is a 23 long by 27 tall, illustrated timeline of biblical and world history, covering a 6,000year time period from the biblical creation to the late 19th century 1800s. On 30 june 2000 the mtrc was succeeded by the mtr corporation limited mtrcl. See all 1 hong kong museum of history tours on tripadvisor. Rail esm history international rail industry engineering.
A popular household name today, mtr foods is synonymous with delicious indian food in an easytouse packaged format. Nice and simple alternative to the official hong kong mtr layout and online services travel deals simple tips and tricks for stressfree travel you can get more details by clicking on the image. Exploring hong kong by train and travel by mtr tourist card. Hong kong mtr train map and places of attraction nearby. Moovit has an easytodownload mtr system map map, that serves as your offline hong kong subway map while traveling. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. With just a bit of planning and designing, youll be a regular cartographer in no time. Finally, an uptodate book that combines both aspects. More information and maps at the wikipedia page on future projects of the mtr. Mtr foods is a food products company based in bengaluru, india. Mtr system map for train trip planner tml phase 1 version.
Some of these future mtr links are confirmed, some are under construction and some probably complete fantasy. It should be used in place of this image when not inferior. Designed for android supports all devices running android 2. The mass transit railway or mtr in chinese, literally hong kong railway company. The mtr corporation runs hong kongs mass transit railway mtr, and is also a major property developer and landlord in hong kong. The best hong kong apps for visitors mum on the move. To get the most of a short trip to the city the quick and convenient hong kong rail network mtr comes in very handy. If you book with tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.
Mass transit railway and kcr kowlooncanton railway, 2006 see more. The rooms were small by western standards but were very well furnished with great amenities. It comprises the most comprehensive collection of materials relating to hong kong in the territory. This page was last edited on 18 january 2020, at 16. Both side platforms are parallel to each other and are at ground level. If youll be using the mtr the local subwayunderground railway while youre in hong kong, print this out and get a quick history lesson from the route map that is displayed in each carriage early 1800s if you were alive then and knew of hong kong, you were probably a sailor, fisherman, or pirate. Tick off the citys top attractions in half a day on this convenient and comprehensive sightseeing tour, which includes stops at victoria peak, stanley market and the traditional fishing village of aberdeen. Around 100 employees will be arranged to work at the disneyland resort line and the asiaworldexpo station. This map can be saved in your phone and its easy to share with friends.
This book features all the major metro systems in the world. Upon the construction of the island line, the station was finally constructed and opened in may 1986. Hong kong subway map, pdf download of 2020 metro map, street map. Using glorious, colourful graphics, mark ovenden traces the history of urban. The line is indicated by the colour, dark blue, on the mtr map. Services centres on the new stations of tseung kwan o line had already been outsourced when it started its service. Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. After considering the location, passenger flow, logistic arrangements of the returned books and availability of lifts of each interchange station, the lcsd and the mtrc finally decided to set up book drops at three major interchange stations, namely central, kowloon. Visualizing the education gap this map is a visualization of average highschool sat and act scores, median household income, and other socioeconomic indicators. Ovenden does what no other design history book has ever done. We recommend booking hong kong museum of history tours ahead of time to secure your spot.
The rolling stock of south island line is purposebuilt for driverless operation. They do not share the same island platform due to the airport express trains running through the station, between the. The 21 fullsize panels of this foldout chart can be viewed in book form or opened as a continuous timeline to the full 23 feet. The following list sorts the stations according to their service line. I would stay there again in a heartbeat the staff were extremely helpful. Includes hong kong travel apps such as an mtr app, hong kong food app, and a hong kong taxi app. A completely updated and expanded edition of the cult bestseller, featuring subway, light rail, and streetcar maps from. This beautiful book is an atlas of the worlds metro systems. With about 235 million passenger journeys a year, the south western franchise covers urban, suburban, regional and longdistance routes between london waterloo and south western england, including bristol, exeter and portsmouth. This page was last edited on 4 november 2018, at 09.
All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Various campaigns and activities are taken to help ensure that the mtr is a safe system to travel on. Train service,coverage, mtr stations,tourist,train frequency,service hours,first trains,last trains,customer service,fares table, mtr station facilities, mtr wifi services, mtr atm service,einstant bonus terminals,public toilets in mtr stations, mtr facilities for passengers with disabilities,facilities for visually impaired passengers,facilities for hearing impaired. Its the offline subway map in hong kong that will take you where you need to go. On october 1, 1979, the first light rail transit, aka the mtr, opened up. Seven districts with seven stories to tell mtr passengers can now enjoy a stirring, narrative of the history of seven hong kong districts through displays of old photographs put up today 10 december 2009 at one mtr station in each district plus an exhibition in the miniart. The island line is one of eleven lines of the mtr, the mass transit system in hong kong. To change from one line to another you look for an interchange station that intersects both lines and to find the direction of your train, you look on the map for the name of. Many of the station names date from that time, simply describing the area as seen from a boat. Without you, we would not be where we are at today, which is why we only want you carrying the best and most functional products. Rapid transit consists of eleven lines and 93 stations.
This line connects the central business district from admiralty station to the southern district of hong kong island, which was not served by any rail transport prior to the opening of this line. The company manufactures a range of packaged foods including breakfast mixes, ready to eat meals, masalas and. Free updates for future station openings and timetable changes. South western railway is a joint venture between firstgroup and mtr europe, two of the worlds leading train companies. The maps are large and vivid without the book being too big. Mapping hong kong book as of 2017 this book is out of print and no longer available new, but used copies are available, eg on the easiest way is to get a copy of mapping hong kong a historical atlas, by hal empson. Why are these three major mtr interchange stations selected for the book drop service. It consists of all major public transportation types including rapid transit system. Blog posts celebrating and critiquing development in the city of lights 3 future maps of the mtr. Hong kong subway map, pdf download of 2020 metro map. The delectable follow up to transit maps of the world with a fre.
The current system was formed after the merger with the kowlooncanton railway on 2 december 2007, when the operations of the east rail line, the west rail line, the ma on shan line and the light rail system. Amtrak is americas railroad, the nations intercity passenger rail service and its highspeed rail operator. Tick off the citys top attractions in half a day on this convenient and comprehensive sightseeing tour, which includes stops at victoria peak, stanley. Mtr foods mtr ready to eat food breakfast mixes, desserts. Old and recent newsletter clippings are also a nice addition. Expanded and updated edition of the worlds first collection. The mtr, the rapid transit system of hong kong, encompasses 11 heavy rail lines and 93 stations as of december 2016.
Book drop service at 3 major mtr interchange stations. My only wish is that the maps had a mileage scale so distances could be easily judged. Mar 25, 2020 hong kong mtr map shows current 10 urban metro lines, 1 light rail and the airport express with subway stations. Here is my quick guide to the tourist octopus card, getting onto hong kongs mtr and some top attractions along the line. Rooms may be booked using the links below or by calling the hotel at 2628866100, press the option for reservations and mention the midwest tandem rally. Kwai fong station was built as part of the tsuen wan extension project, the first extension of the mtr system following its 1979 opening. Lohkfu is a station on the hong kong mtr kwun tong line. Here is my quick guide to the tourist octopus card, getting onto hong kongs mtr and. While a few days in hong kong is far from ideal it is doable. Island shangrila, hong kong, is approximately 40 minutes by car from hong kong international airport on lantau island we maintain a counter at the airport to help you upon arrival and departure. One interesting feature is that it discusses the history of metro mapmaking in various countries and demonstrates why a stylised. Hong kong collection the hong kong collection is a unique collection of books, serials, government publications, newspaper clippings and nonprint materials covering almost every aspect of hong kong history and life. The new line served to link the tsuen wan new town to kowloon.
The company manufactures a range of packaged foods including breakfast mixes, ready to eat meals, masalas and spices, snacks and beverages. In 1973, the government, together with 4 major international organizations, agreed to perform the construction according to a contract. It runs from kennedy town in western to chai wan in the eastern district. Renovated in october 2017, the fleming hong kong features rooms in a classic style inspired by hong kongs iconic crossharbor ferries. Colonial history directories general history maps native americans plat books sports in tn steamboats in tn surveys tva grave removal records tennesseans to missouri. History of hong kong lonely planet travel information. Ever want to make a map to flesh out your fantasy novel, or make a personal memento of a place you visited. Map, direction, address island shangrila hong kong. His first book metro maps of the world published in 2003 is a guide to the. The 21 fullsize panels of this foldout chart can be viewed in book form or. On 22 june 1998, olympic station opened in sync with tung chung line.
Since the mtr service first opened in 1979, the network has grown to more than 150 stations. Mtr simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Here youll find the official online source of the tube maps, a journey planner, travel information. Hong kong museum of history 2020 all you need to know. Mark ovendens metro maps of the world was published in november 2003 to great critical. With a 90year old history of serving authentic indian food to indians, mtr foods stands tall as an indian heritage brand. Mtr hong kong 2020 all you need to know before you go. History in the very long scale of history, hong kong as we know it today has existed for a mere blink of an eye. A few months later, the line extended south to include tsim sha tsui station. The south island line, identified by the livery colour of lime, is a rapid transit line of hong kongs mtr metro system. Hong kong mtr map shows current 10 urban metro lines, 1 light rail and the airport express with subway stations. The mtr corporation is planning to outsource its services centres of 14 stations on the island line.911 1136 814 1142 1202 290 1447 707 828 812 1175 498 1151 1563 1145 655 1444 1532 1108 1194 336 974 73 1216 1050 437 97 938 866 736 354 1290 660 690 1469 717