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AseanPlus News 17 Dec 2017 | 9:59 AM

Cable car issue at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park traps 210 riders mid-air in winter cold

Spokeswoman says railing on platform hit cabin due to strong wind, leading to misalignment

Community 21 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Thrill all gone with speedier Penang Hill funicular trains

HAVING read about the new and better trains going up Penang Hill without the need to alight at the Middle Station for a change of trains, I finally found time to experience the ride personally.

Nation 03 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Penang funicular train facing problems, again, after RM73mil-upgrade

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Hill funicular train is encountering problems, again, after reopening on April 25 following a RM73mil upgrade.

Community 22 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

PHC reiterates it has not received essential spare parts

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) has hit back at two companies which were re-sponsible for upgrading the Penang Hill funicular train over the 26-hour disruption of service on May 3.

Nation 19 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Penang Hill funicular trains to attract more tourists

GEORGE TOWN: Trips up Penang Hill by the upgraded funicular train service will be as fast as five minutes or less in air-conditioned coaches but the public will only experience that in a month when the service resumes.

Nation 22 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Lim pays tribute to Federal Govt for the RM63mil rail service upgrade

GEORGE TOWN: Penangites pass-ed on catching a last glimpse of Penang Hill's funicular trains as the four iconic red coaches made their last runs to the hilltop.

Nation 08 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Heritage Trust slams plan to replace funicular trains

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) has hit out at the state government for the RM40mil plan to replace the Penang Hill funicular railway.

Community 28 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

CM: Getting the lowest tender offer my main concern

UNDER the Penang Water Supply Corporation Sdn Bhd and the Penang Development Corporation enactments, it is not an offence for the Chief Minister to be appointed chairman of the Tender Board for both the agencies.