Sha Tin Road

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Route 1

Sha Tin Road
Part of Route 1
Route information
Maintained by Highways Department
Length: 3.4 km (2.1 mi)
Existed: 1984 – present
Major junctions
South end: Sha Tin (near Sha Tin Tau)
  5 in total;
HK Route9.svg Route 9 at Fo Tan
North end: Sha Tin (near Fo Tan)
Highway system
Hong Kong Strategic Route and Exit Number System
Sha Tin Road
Sha Tin Road-1.jpg
Chinese 沙田路

Sha Tin Road, opened in November 1984, is a dual-2 lane expressway in Hong Kong. It links Lion Rock Tunnel Road and Tai Po Road — Sha Tin, forming a part of Route 1.

This 3.4 km[1] road is mostly elevated, running at the foothills on the eastern bank of the Shing Mun River, bypassing the town centre of Sha Tin, which is to its west. The road crosses the river on Dragon Bridge (錦龍橋) near City One and joins Tai Po Road - Sha Tin near the Sha Tin Racecourse.

Interchanges and junctions[edit]

The section of Route 1 that runs through Sha Tin Road has 6 exits. They are numbered 11A, 11B, 12, 12A, 12B, and 12C. The entire road is in Sha Tin District.

UK motorway symbol.svg Sha Tin Road
Location km[2][3] Exit Destinations[4] Notes
Sha Tin Wai 17.4 Lion Rock Tunnel Road - Tai Wai, Kowloon Southern terminus; Route 1 continues
17.4 11A Lion Rock Tunnel Road - Tsuen Wan, Sha Tin Central Northbound exit and southbound entrance only
18.3 11B Hong Kong road sign (Expressway Begins).svg Sha Lek Highway - Ma On Shan, Kowloon East Northbound exit and southbound entrance only
Yuen Chau Kok 18.8 12 Sha Tin Wai Road - Sha Tin Wai, Yuen Chau Kok, Kowloon East
19.5 12A Fo Tan Road / Tai Chung Kiu Road - Fo Tan, Shek Mun Northbound exit and southbound entrance only
Fo Tan 20.4 12B Fo Tan Road - Sha Tin Central Southbound exit and northbound entrance only
21.1 12C Yuen Wo Road - Penfold Park Northbound exit and southbound entrance only
21.1 Route 9 (UK motorway symbol.svg Tai Po Road — Sha Tin) northbound - Ma Liu Shui, Tai Po Northern terminus; end of Route 1
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Maps of Sha Tin Road
  2. ^ "Open Source Routing Machine". Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Google Maps Street View". Google. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Route Diagram - Route 1". Transport Department of the Government of Hong Kong. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
Preceded by
Lion Rock Tunnel Road
Hong Kong Route 1
HK Route1.svg
Sha Tin Road
Succeeded by
Northern Terminus