Malaysia Federal Route 6

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Federal Route 6
Route information
Length: 62.3 km (38.7 mi)
Existed: 1920s – present
Major junctions
Beltway around Penang Island
From: George Town on Jelutong
 
P19
Jkr-ft--.png Penang Middle Ring Road
E36 Penang Bridge
Jalan Tun Dr Awang
Jkr-ft3114.png Lebuhraya Kampung Jawa
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Batu Maung
To: George Town on Tanjung Bungah
Location
Primary
destinations:
Gelugor
Bayan Lepas
Penang International Airport
Balik Pulau
Batu Maung
Batu Feringghi
Highway system

Federal Route 6[1] is a federal road around Penang Island, Malaysia.[2]

Route background[edit]

The Federal Route 6 is the main circular trunk road that circles through the Penang Island. Its starting terminal (Kilometre Zero) and the ending terminal are located at the Penang Port Roundabout, George Town.

History[edit]

The road was constructed by the British in the 1920s.

Features[edit]

At most sections, the Federal Route 6 was built under the JKR R5 road standard, allowing maximum speed limit of up to 90 km/h.

There are no overlaps, alternate routes, or sections with motorcycle lanes.

List of junctions[edit]

Km Exit Interchange/Junctions To Remarks
George Town - Bayan Lepas See also
Jkr-ft6.png Gelugor Highway
Bayan Lepas South
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Batu Maung
Batu Maung
Teluk Tempoyak
E28 Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge (Penang Second Bridge)
Bandar Cassia
Batu Kawan
Nibong Tebal
Ipoh
Kuala Lumpur
T-junctions
Kampung Sungai Batu
Teluk Kumbar
Teluk Kumbar West
P224
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Gertak Sanggul
Gertak Sanggul
Fishing village
T-junctions
Penara
Pekan Genting West
P16
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Balik Pulau Barat
Kampung Perlis
Kampung Bakar Kapur
Kuala Jalan Bahru
T-junctions
Kampung Kuala Muda
Balik Pulau
Balik Pulau East
P14
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Tun Sardon
Paya Terubong
Air Itam
Kek Lok Si Temple
Roundabout
Hospital Balik Pulau Hospital (malaysia).jpg Hospital Balik Pulau Hospital (malaysia).jpg
Balik Pulau
Spice Garden Parking (malaysia).jpg
Titi Peropok West
P16
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Balik Pulau Barat
Kampung Perlis
Kampung Bakar Kapur
Kuala Johor Bahru
T-junctions
Jalan Permatang Pasir West
P234
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Permatang Pasir
Permatang Pasir
T-junctions
Sungai Rusa
Jalan Kuala Sungai Pinang West
P236
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Kuala Sungai Pinang
Kuala Sungai Pinang
T-junctions
Sungai Pinang
Jalan Pantai Aceh Northwest
P243
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Pantai Aceh
Pantai Aceh
T-junctions
Clove and Nutmag Orchards Parking (malaysia).jpg
Titi Kerawang Titi Kerawang Waterfall
Parking (malaysia).jpg Recreation (malaysia).jpgBeach (malaysia).jpgAir terjun.pngKhemah.png
Durian Orchards
Tropical Fruit Farm Parking (malaysia).jpg V
Forest Recreation Park and Museum Parking (malaysia).jpg
Butterfly Farm
Teluk Bahang Dam
Teluk Bahang Forest Eco Park Teluk Bahang Forest Eco Park
Parking (malaysia).jpg Recreation (malaysia).jpgBeach (malaysia).jpgAir terjun.pngKhemah.png
Batik Factory
Teluk Bahang North
P244
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Teluk Awak
Kampung Teluk Awak

WEST
P247
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Hassan Abas
Fishing village
Roundabout
Kampung Keling
Cultural Centre
Tropical Spice Garden Tropical Spice Garden
Parking (malaysia).jpg Wakaf.jpg Toilet (malaysia).jpgRecreation (malaysia).jpgV
Barat Daya-Timur Laut district border
Batu Ferringhi Batu Ferringhi Beach
Parking (malaysia).jpg V
Tanjung Bungah South
P4
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Mount Erskine (Mount Erskine Road)
Mount Erskine
T-junctions
Tanjung Tokong
Jalan Mount Erskine West
P4
Jkr-ft--.png Jalan Mount Erskine (Mount Erskine Road)
Mount Erskine
T-junctions
Bagan Jermal
George Town

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federal Route 6 (Penang Round-Island Trunk Road) April 2012". YouTube. Retrieved April 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ Statistik Jalan (Edisi 2013). Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Public Works Department. 2013. pp. 16–64. ISSN 1985-9619.