Penang Hill train service may shut down


Unscheduled stop: Repairs being carried out on the funicular train after service was disrupted on Sunday.

GEORGE TOWN: Penang is considering shutting down the problematic Penang Hill funicular train service if it continues to break down.Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow stressed that passenger safety was of paramount importance, rather than revenue.

“I will leave it to the management team of the Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) but if it needs to close down even during the peak season, stop the train service,” said Chow, who is PHC chairman.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 48
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!
   

Next In Nation

Anwar to meet govt depts, agencies to focus on cost of living issues on Nov 27
Dr Wee congratulates JDT on Malaysia Cup victory
Malaysia Cup 2022: JDT take trophy after downing Red Giants 2-1
Anwar: Addressing rising cost of living is top priority
Graduates must prepare to face workplace challenges, says Tuanku Muhriz
Stage four cancer patient receives PhD at UiTM convocation
Malaysia keen to enhance ties with Somalia, says Anwar
Bukit Jalil a hive of activity ahead of Malaysia Cup final
Draft Public Services Act to protect, streamline civil service, urges ex-chief secretary
Kedah confident it won't be marginalised by Federal Govt, says MB

Others Also Read