13 July 2000
Light Rail platform improvement project completed
KCR Light Rail's $100 million Light Rail platform improvement project has been completed and the last widened platform is open for passenger use today (13 July).
The major works in the project involved:
  • the widening or lengthening of 29 platforms;
  • the lengthening of 83 platform shelters; and
  • the installation of 109 benches on platforms
The extended part of the last widened platform - Fung Nin Road Stop Tuen Mun bound platform - was ready for passenger use today, while the opposite platform section has been open since yesterday.The opening of these two widened platforms marks the on-schedule completion of the entire project.
A KCR Light Rail spokesman said that with the conclusion of the platform improvement project, Light Rail's platform environment has been significantly enhanced.
Apart from the platform improvement project, KCR Light Rail will continue to review its platform facilities and make any necessary enhancements to ensure a safe and comfortable journey for passengers.