Penang LRT project is on track

The Penang light rail transit (LRT) project is on track to become a reality, the state legislative assembly heard on Tuesday. State Infrastructure Committee chairman Zairil Khir Johari said the project manager, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp), has already called for a tender to appoint a consultant ... Read More

Penang LRT project included in 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP)

Ten new transportation projects have been included in the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) including the Penang light rail transit (LRT) project. During the presentation of the mid-term review of the 12MP, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said the government emphasised the development of sustainable and resilient transport and logistics ... Read More

Penang LRT to go underground and undersea

Penang has agreed to have some of its LRT stations underground instead of elevated, says chief minister Chow Kon Yeow. Chow said following the latest presentation by the transport ministry and MRT Corp yesterday, the underground sections proposed would be in the city centre in George Town. One of the ... Read More

Penang residents anticipate commencement of island LRT project

Penang residents, especially those living on the island, are waiting with bated breath for the commencement of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project at the end of the year. A check by Bernama found that the public was excited about the project and confident that the LRT will ease the ... 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