Hong Kong Subway

11 februari 2011 | Hong Kong,Tourism

Hong Kong’s metro is much later date than that of other world cities. Only in the years 1960 and 1970 was, by the enormous growth of the Hong Kong population and the demand for accessibility, a plan for a metro network in Hong Kong presented. Finally in 1975 the plunge and started building the Kwun Tong Line between Kwun Tong and Shek Kip Mei, who in 1979 was put into use.

The Hong Kong subway network is not complicated, but the list of developments between now and the beginning of 1979 is long. So many lines were moved, shortened and / or extended and more stations are added. In the future there will be more lines are added or extended.

Meanwhile, the Hong Kong subway network 83.7 km long and 51 stations rich. The Metro does include the Hong Kong International Airport, Asia World Expo, Disneyland Hong Kong, Tseung Kwan O and satellite cities and business centers Tung Chung Central, Admiralty and Causeway Bay.

Per day taking approximately 2 million people in Hong Kong subway. This makes it one of the busiest subway networks in the world.

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