Growing up

Development for a better tomorrow

Visitors are our priority. To please your visit, we challenge ourselves to achieve better result repeatedly. We believe that by doing better, we can create a better experience for you and your loved ones in crafting priceless memories during your visit.
Create with the heart; build with the mind

The Penang Hill upgrades

Over the careful planning and studies carried out, we outline improvements around Penang Hill. These will not only restructure the image, but also build a whole new experience for the tourist's hot spot.

Phase One

Elevated Walkway
An alternative route to Astaka and Dataran Bukit Bendera
Retractable Roof
To provide convenience to tourists and visitors and enhance the lower station landscape.
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Phase Two

Sky Walk & Lift
Penang Hill icon that provides easy access to KBB Bungalow for the elderly people and OKU to enjoy the extended deck.
View Decks & Gardens
Newly constructed view decks cover the 180-degree spectacular view of George Town and surrounding areas.
Holding Area
Extension of the Upper Station holding area for tourists convenience
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Phase Three

Phase Three was completed in 2018. This project is designed to cater to the number of visitors that come to Penang Hill especially during peak seasons such as School Holidays.
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Completed Projects

Over the years, Penang Hill has completed a series of improvement activities. These activities resulted in transforming Penang Hill into one of today's hot spots in northern Malaysia.

2013 Projects

LED Lightings at Lower Station (Viaduct Walkway)

To beautify the Viaduct Walkway at lower station especially during night time
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By Path A, B, C, D

Upgraded the walking trails on Penang Hill to provide more pleasure and a safer environment for the visitors and hikers.
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Toilet Upgrades at Middle Station

Upgraded the toilet facilities in Middle Station for the hikers.
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Rectractable Roof Canopy (Phase 1)

Upgraded the lower station with more sitting area (planter box) and Retractable Roof.
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Lightings along the track

Installation of Light poles and Sport Light along the track.
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Landscape along the Summit Road at Upper Station

Beautified the Summit Road with various plants and trees. Giving pleasure to the visitors who walk along the road.
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2014 Projects

LED Signage

Installed an LED signage at the Air Itam roundabout
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Upgrade Septic Tank

Upgrade the CST B (Sewerage System at Upper Station)
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Covered Walkway

Upgrade the walkway with covered roof from Lower Station to On-Grid Park
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Viewing Deck and Skywalk at Upper Station (Phase 2)

Build viewing deck and skywalk at upper station for visitors to enjoy the beautiful scene from Penang Hill
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Heritage Walkway from Lower Station to Middle Station

Upgrade the heritage walkway and create a more comfortable path for the residents, workers and hikers.
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Upgraded landscape along walkway next to the clinic near upper station

Beautified the walkway next to the clinic with more plants that suit the hill
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2015 Projects

Holding Area

For the convenience of the funicular users, the holding area space was upgraded. The visitors will no longer worry about the hot weather
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New Office at Multi-Storey Car Park

The new office is located at the highest level of the PBBPP building.
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2016 Projects

Refurbished Hillside Bungalow

Upgraded one of the heritage bungalows on Penang Hill
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Refurbish PHC Guest House and Tulip House

These two houses were refurbished so that the staff of Penang Hill can enjoy the scenery and view of Penang Hill by staying up there.
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New Roof at Lower Station Turnstile

The POS ticketing system that was implemented at Penang Hill Station requires a covered to the visitors’ comfort when exiting the funicular.
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ByPath E,F,G,H,I,J

Upgraded the walking trails on Penang Hill to provide more pleasure and a safer environment for visitors and hikers.
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The Little Village (Supported Project)

The surrounding area of The Little Village is designed to replicate the dwarf’s houses. The main attraction here is the bees and visitors can also purchase the honey that is sold here.
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Earthquake And Typhoon Pavilion (Supported Project)

This place is designed to replicate the environment of typhoon and earthquake and also to memorize the tsunami that affected certain places in Malaysia.
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2017 Projects

Toilet Upgrades

The toilet upgrades at Jalan Tuanku Yahya Petra, Penang Hill.

Project Start Date - 7 August 2017
Project End Date - 2 October 2017
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Road Upgrades

Road upgrades along the way at Jalan Upper Tunnel

Project Start Date - 4 April 2017
Project End Date - 21 August 2017
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Playground Upgrades

Upgraded playground and create a more comfortable and safety playground for visitors

Project Start Date - 16/10/2017
Project End Date - 11/12/2017
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2018 Projects

Repaired Drains at Upper Station

Date: 10/07/2018 - 09/02/2019
Location: Along the way of Jalan Tunku Yahya Petra
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Slopes stabilisation surrounding Middle Station of Penang Hill

Date: 11/09/2018 - 11/02/2019
Location: Middle Station Penang Hill
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Slopes stabilisation surrounding Bel Retiro, Hindu Temple and Mosque Penang Hill

Date: 11/09/2018 - 11/05/2019
Location: Upper Station Penang Hill
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Slopes stabilisation on Upper Tunnel Road (Edgecliff Bungalow, KBB Bungalow, Funicular Road Tunnel Area and PHC Guest House)

Date: 29/10/2018 - 24/12/2018
Location: Upper Tunnel Road
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Repaired Drains at Upper Tunnel Road

Date: 29/10/2018 - 24/12/2018
Location: Upper Tunnel Road near to Rockies Bungalow
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Repaired Drains from Tree Top Bungalow to Lower Tunnel Road

Date: 29/10/2018 - 24/12/2018
Location: Upper Tunnel Road near to Tree Top Bungalow
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Repaired Upper Tunnel Road

Date: 12/09/2018 - 11/09/2019
Location: near Methodist Centre
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Repaired wall along Viaduct East Road, Penang Hill

Date: 29/10/2018 - 26/11/2018
Location: Along Viaduct Road
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Built wall at upslope in front of Earthquake Pavilion

Date: 29/10/2018 - 26/11/2018
Location: Facing Earthquake Pavilion
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Repaired ByPath I and ByPath J

Date: 29/10/2018 - 24/12/2019
Location: ByPath I at Upper Tunnel road, ByPath J at Viaduct Road
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Slopes repairs at ByPath A (Upslope)

Date: 29/10/2018 - 24/12/2018
Location: At Jalan Tunku Yahya Petra near ByPath A
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Road repairs at Waterfall Road

Date: 29/10/2018 - 24/12/2018
Location: Next to Earthquake Pavilion
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Slopes repairs at Viaduct West

Date: 12/11/2018 - 07/01/2019
Location: Road next to Methodist Center
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2019 Projects

Built Penang Hill Nursery

Date: 13/02/2019 - 11/05/2019
Location: In front of ByPath D
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Slopes stablelisation at Upslope and Downslope of Viaduct West, Penang Hill

Date: 12/08/2019 - 13/03/2020
Location: Upper Station
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Repaired slopes at Viaduct Road East and West

Date: 21/08/2019 - 13/11/2020
Location: Along Viaduct Road (CH850 - CH1200)
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Design and installation of rock netting and fencing along the railway track

Date: 17/09/2019 - 28/12/2020
Location: Along railway track
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Slope stablelisation surrounding Upper Station

Date: 17/09/2019 - 29/05/2020
Location: Upper Station
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Repaired road in front of Edgecliff Bungalow to Waterfall road

Date: 21/08/2019 - 13/11/2019
Location: from Waterfall road to Edgecliff Bungalow
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Slope stablelisation surrounding Edgecliff Bungalow

Date: 28/10/2019- 27/02/2020
Location: Edgecliff Bungalow at Upper Tunnel Road
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2020 Projects

Upgrades and repairs of monsoon drains from Viaduct Road West to Claremont

Date: 11/06/2020 - 03/09/2020
Location: Starting from Jalan Tunku Yahya Petra next to Viewing Deck to Upper Tunnel Road which next to Bungalow Tree Top
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Repaired damage drains

Date: 06/08/2020 - 16/09/2020
Location: Starting from Jalan Tunku Yahya Petra to Upper Tunnel road
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Slopes stablelisation at CH1700-1750 AND CH1850-1950 of Viaduct West, Penang Hill (In Progress)

Date: 05/08/2020 - 06/02/2021
Location: Viaduct Road West

Reparing ByPath F, G & Heritage routes at Penang Hill (In Progress)

Date: 14/09/2020 - 07/12/2020
Location: Upper Tunnel road