strong>Appendix A   Transport model input assumptions

 

Traffic demand factors: GDP and vehicle fleet size
Item 1996 Base 2000 For Information 2016 Assumptions CTS-3 (used for Metroplan Review capacity constraint analysis) 2016 Assumptions TD's amended (used for KDS Review scenario tests)
Private Vehicle Fleet 316,000 352,300 618,000 539,000
Goods Vehicle Fleet 116,900 114,700 184,700 134,000
GDP Growth Base 2.7%pa over 1996 4.4% pa over 1996 3.5% pa over 1996

 

Cross-boundary vehicle traffic
Vehicle type Daily cross boundary vehicle by year 2006 Daily cross boundary vehicle by year 2011 Daily cross boundary vehicle by year 2016
Car 7,300 13,800 26,600
Bus 3,790 3,800 4,910
Goods vehicle 29,000 36,200 43,500
Container truck 25,000 34,100 43,000
Total 65,100 87,900 118,000

 

Railway infrastructure
By 2006
  • MTRC Quarry Bay Extension to North Point
  • KCRC West Rail-Nam Cheong to Tuen Mun
  • KCRC East Rail Extension-Hung Hom to Tsim Sha Tsui
  • MTRC Tseung Kwan O Line Phase I between Lam Tin and Po Lam and the Phase 2 extension to Tseung Kwan O South
  • Ma On Shan to Tai Wai Link
  • Lok Ma Chau Spur Line
By 2011
  • Sha Tin to Central Link (TDL/EKL/FHC)
  • Island Line Extension (NIL & WIL)
  • Kowloon Southern Link
  • Port Rail Line
By 2016
  • Northern Links
  • Regional Express Line

 

Highway infrastructure
Strategic Highway Projects Cross Section Timing of projects
Hong Kong Island-
Island Western Corridor
D2/3 --
Hong Kong Island-
Central-Wan Chai Bypass and Island Eastern Corridor Link
D3 and D4 M
Hong Kong Island-
Route 7 (Kenndy Town to Aberdeen)
D2 M
Harbour Crossings-
Fourth Harbour Crossing
D3 --
Kowloon-
Central Kowloon Route
D2 M
Kowloon-
Trunk Road T1 (T2-Tate's Cairn Link)
D2 --
Kowloon-
Trunk Road T2 (Kai Tak Connector)
D2 M
New Territories West-
Route 10 (Tsing Lung Tau to Yuen Long Highway)
D3 M
New Territories West-
Route 10-So Kwun Wat Link Road
D2 M
New Territories West-
Deep Bay Link
D3 S
New Territories West-
Tuen Mun Expressway
D2/3 --
New Territories West-
Tuen Mun Southern Bypass
D2/D3 --
New Territories West-
Tuen Mun Western Bypass
D2/3 --
New Territories West-
East-West Link
D3 --
New Territories East-
Tseung Kwan O, Western Coast Road
D2 M
New Territories East-
Eastern highway (Southeast Kowloon to Fanling)
D3 --
Lantau Crossings-
Route 10 (North Lantau to Tsing Lung Tau)
D3 M
Lantau Crossings-
Route 10 Hong Kong Lantau Link
D3 --
Lantau Crossings-
Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link
D3 --
Lantau Island-
Chok Ko Wan Link Road
D3 S
Cross Boundary-
Shenzhen Western Corridor1
D3 S
Cross Boundary-
Lingdingyang Bridge1
D3 --
Notes:
  1. The implementation programmes of Shenzhen Western Corridor and Lingdingyang Bridge are subject to separate review.
  2. The need, land configuration and timing of the projects shown in this table are preliminary assumption and are subject to further review

S denotes project completed by 2006
M denotes project completed by 2011
--- denotes project completed after 2016

 

Other Planned Projects Cross Section Timing of projects
Hong Kong Island-
Justice Drive Extension and Queen's Line Link
S2 and S4 M
Hong Kong Island-
Western District Development Distributors
D2/3 L
Hong Kong Island-
Island Eastern Corridor Link
D4 M
Kowloon-
Choi Hung Road Widening
D3 M
Kowloon-
Trunk Road P1
D2 --
New Territories West-
Tsuen Wan Road Upgrading
D3/4 M
New Territories West-
Kam Tin Road Improvements (including Kam Tin Bypass)
D2 S
New Territories West-
Widen Yuen Long Highway to Dual 3-Lane
D3 S
New Territories West-
Widen Yuen Long Highway to Dual-4 Lane
D4 L
New Territories East-
Sai Kung Highway
S2/D2 --
New Territories East-
Hiram's Highway Dualling
D2 S
New Territories East-
New Road from Man Kam To - Boundary
D2 L
New Territories East-
Tolo Highway/Fanling Highway Widening (between Island House Interchange and Fanling)
D4 S
New Territories East-
Fanling Bypass
D2 -
New Territories East-
Fo Tan Road Widening
D3 S
New Territories East-
Trunk Road T3
D2/D3 M
New Territories East-
Trunk Road T4
D2 M
New Territories East-
Widening of Trunk Road T6
D3 S
New Territories East-
Trunk Road T7
D2 S
New Territories East-
Tai Po Road Widening
D3 S
New Territories East-
Tate's Cairn Highway Widening
D4 S
New Territories East-
Cross Bay Link
D2 M
Lantau Island-
Road P1
D2/3 L
Lantau Island-
Mui Wo-Tai Ho Link
S2 S
Committed Projects1 as at 1999 Cross Section Timing of projects
Hong Kong Island-
Central Reclamation Distributor Roads
D2/3 S
Hong Kong Island-
Island Eastern Corridor (North Point to Sai Wan Ho)
D4 S
Hong Kong Island-
Wong Chuk Hang Road Flyover
D2 VS
New Territories West-
Route 5 Extension
D2 S
New Territories West-
Route 2 Tuen Mun Road (Eastbound Climbing Lane)
n/a VS
New Territories West-
Tsing Yi North Coastal Road
D2 S
New Territories West-
Castle Peak Road Widening (Ka Loon Tsuen to Siu Lam)
D2 M
New Territories West-
Castle Peak Road Widening (Tsuen Wan Area 2 to Ka Loon Tsuen)
D2 S
New Territories East-
Tolo Highway Widening
D4 VS
New Territories East-
Route 9 (Tsing Yi to Cheung Sha Wan ) and (Cheung San Wan to Sha Tin)
D3 M
Lantau Island-
Discovery Bay Tunnel
S2 VS
Note :
  1. These projects were assumed in the network and were not evaluated in CTS-3
  2. The need, land configuration and timing of the projects shown in this table are preliminary assumptions only and are subject to further review

VS denotes project completed by 2001
S denotes project completed by 2006
M denotes project completed by 2011
L denotes project completed by 2016
--- denotes project completed after 2016

Figure A1 Strategic screenline locations
Figure A1 Strategic screenline locations
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