New escalators are launched in Admiralty MTR station on Sunday, connecting passengers to the Island Line and Tsuen Wan Line platform levels.
Upon the targeted commissioning of the East Rail Line Cross-Harbour Extension in June to July 2022, Admiralty station will become the new terminus of the East Rail Line.
Construction is taking place inside the station. The new escalators that come into service on Sunday brings passengers between the Island Line and Tsuen Wan Line platform levels. The old escalators will be temporarily closed.
“When you travel on one of the new escalators, you will see part of the station’s new atrium area and the new art piece suspended from the roof,” MTRCL said in a Facebook
The East Rail Line Cross-Harbour Extension will provide railway services from Hung Hom Station to Admiralty Station, via the new Exhibition Centre Station at Wan Chai North.
It will become the fourth cross-harbor railway line, directly connecting the Northeast New Territories, Central Kowloon and Hong Kong Island.