The colourful walls of the MTR is one of the most distinctive features of the mass transit railway system, with every single station donning it’s own unique colour (or colours). It was all purposefully designed since the 1970s when the first line opened – to lighten up the subway system and  help landmark and differentiate each station back in a time when illiteracy was high.

Read more about how the architects of the MTR integrated functionality and design to the colourful walls of the MTR station in the link below.

Source: Why every Hong Kong MTR is a different colour – the reason may surprise you,  SCMP

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