Bayan Lepas LRT Project is set to be finalized soon

Bayan Lepas LRT Project is set to commence later this year, according to Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook. The announcement was made yesterday during a press conference following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Railway Assets Corporation (RAC) and the Penang State Housing Board (LPNPP) ... Read More

Upcoming Bayan Lepas LRT line will now stretch from airport to Tanjung Bungah

Penang's Light Rail Transit (LRT) project is set to undergo significant changes as Phase 1 of the plan, originally intended to connect Penang International Airport (PIA) to Komtar, will now be extended all the way to Tanjung Bungah. The decision to expand the route was made by MRT Corp after ... Read More
Artist impression of the Bayan Lepas LRT

Penang LRT a sector catalyst

It is the belief among certain circles in the local construction industry that it still needs a number of mega-projects – aside from the Mass Rapid Transit 3 – to give it a more meaningful post-lockdown era jumpstart. As such, industry observers have welcomed the news that the federal government ... Read More

PM: Funds will be allocated to expedite Penang LRT project

The Federal Government will allocate funds for Penang to expedite its Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. In a 33-second video posted by Penang DAP on Facebook, the Prime Minister was seen making the announcement during a speech on stage. "The federal government will add funds ... Read More

Penang in discussions with Putrajaya to fund its Bayan Lepas LRT project

The Penang state government has put a request for a proposal (RFP) exercise for its Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (BLLRT) project on hold pending discussions with Putrajaya on funding for the project. State Infrastructure and Transport Committee chairman Zairil Khir Johari said the state has completed the pre-qualification registration ... Read More

Penangites in favour of LRT plan

Stakeholders in Penang, championing for a better public transportation system, and Penangites at large are still looking forward to the Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project to be materialised. The RM9.5bil project has been dealt a blow after Putrajaya withdrew its RM2bil government guarantee for the state government to finance ... Read More