Funicular train breakdown affects holiday mood of Penang Hill day trippers

GEORGE TOWN: Some 150 visitors had their holiday mood spoiled following the breakdown of Penang Hill's funicular train service that lasted for an hour on Friday (Oct 15).

About 40 of them had to trudge down the hill while another 40 were taken to the hilltop before being brought down to the Penang Botanic Gardens via the jeep track.

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