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Monday, 31 March 2014

RM8.50 for cars using second Penang bridge

GEORGE TOWN: The toll rate for cars for the Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah bridge has been set at RM8.50.

The collection will start from 6am tomorrow.

Toll charges for other vehicles will range from RM1.70 to RM70.10.

The Malaysian Highway Authority announced that the rate is RM1.70 for motorcycle (Class 0); RM8.50 for cars except taxis and buses (Class 1), RM30.50 for two-axle and six-wheeled vehicles except buses (Class 2), RM70.10 for three-axle or more vehicles except buses (Class 3), RM8.50 for taxis (Class 4) and RM26.20 for buses (Class 5).

The toll will be collected from either the Bandar Cassia toll plaza for those going through the North-South Expressway (NSE) or at the bridge toll for those going via the Batu Kawan Interchange, it said in a press statement released yesterday,

There will also be collection for those who use the link road to exit the NSE via the Bandar Cassia toll plaza, as well as those entering NSE through the same toll plaza.

The rate will be RM0.60 for cars except taxi and bus (Class 1), RM0.90 for two-axle and six-wheeled vehicles except bus (Class 2), RM1.20 for three-axle or more vehicles except bus (Class 3), RM0.30 for taxi (Class 4) and RM0.50 for bus (Class 5).

The 24km second link, which is the longest in South-East Asia and spans 16.9km over the sea, was launched by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on March 2 and it has been toll-free for a month.

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