Hartasuma, Doppelmayr ink Penang Hill cable car project deal

The Penang Hill cable car project is set to break ground in June and promises to elevate the tourist experience for the region, following the signing of a contract on Thursday. Hartasuma Sdn Bhd, a leading Malaysian homegrown pioneer in the local rail industry with almost 30 years of experience, ... Read More

Construction of the Penang Hill cable car project set to begin next month

The construction of the Penang Hill cable car project is set to commence next month, or latest by June, as confirmed by Penang Infrastructure, Transport, and Digital Committee chairman Zairil Khir Johari. Zairil mentioned during a short media briefing, prompted by reporters, that planning permission was secured in January of this ... Read More

Penang Hill upper station upgrade nears completion

According to a news report in Buletin Mutiara, the Penang Hill Upper Station Upgrading Project (Phase Four) is on the cusp of completion, with the final touches expected to conclude next month. According to the Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) general manager, Datuk Cheok Lay Leng, the corporation aims to unveil ... Read More

Iconic Air Itam roundabout illuminated to celebrate Penang Hill funicular railway’s 100th anniversary

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Penang Hill funicular railway, the iconic Air Itam roundabout has been beautifully decorated to mark this significant centenary milestone. The successful commemoration was made possible through the collaborative efforts of Air Itam assemblyman Joseph Ng, the Penang Hill Corporation (PHC), and the OHM ... Read More

Penang Hill cable car project is expected to take 3 years to complete

Penang Chief Minister, YAB Chow Kon Yeow, announced yesterday that the global market leader in cable car systems, Doppelmayr, will be responsible for providing the cable car system for Penang Hill. Doppelmayr Group has an impressive track record, having constructed over 86 cable car installations in UNESCO Heritage, Geopark, and Biosphere ... Read More

Penang Hill cable car project is still in the plan

The proposed Penang Hill cable car project does not affect the Unesco recognition of the Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve, says state Local Government, Housing, Town and Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo. He said many areas which have been listed as Unesco biosphere reserves throughout the world have cable car ... Read More