It’s confirmed. The images from earlier this week displaying what seems to toll gantries underneath development at Gohtong Jaya are precisely what we predict – we’ll quickly should pay toll to drive as much as Genting Highlands.
The affirmation is from Sin Chew Every day, picked up by FMT. The Chinese language language day by day acquired the phrase from a spokesperson for the corporate that manages the highway to Genting Highlands.
Lingkaran Cekap, which is 49.4% owned by Genting, will handle the toll operations, with drivers charged solely when heading up the hill resort, and never on the way in which down – assume Penang Bridge. The spokesperson couldn’t affirm when toll assortment will begin, and the speed. Nonetheless, she did dismiss the hearsay of June 2024 and RM2.50 to RM3, telling Sin Chew that extra discussions will likely be held earlier than an official announcement is made.
In the event you’re not conscious, the highway as much as Genting Highlands was constructed by Genting within the mid-Sixties and is a non-public highway, which signifies that the corporate has the precise to impose toll.
“Lingkaran Cekap is in control of Genting’s roadworks, which embody sustaining slopes, landslides, clearing fallen bushes, trimming wild grass, sustaining sewage and streetlight techniques and, most significantly, sustaining roads,” the spokesperson mentioned, including that the toll costs will keep in mind the upkeep work required and the prices concerned.
Earlier this week, we shared footage of a toll plaza underneath development shared by Vincent Chow from the Eat Sleep Touge (Chat & Chill) Fb group. The realm in query appears to be like just like the tunnel inside the large Gohtong Jaya roundabout, going by means of to the Batang Kali aspect maybe. One other picture reveals what appears to be like just like the aspect slip highway going as much as the Gohtong Jaya store tons.
So, touge kaki, what say you? In the event you’re going to drive all the way in which up the hill for pleasure, and a cup of pricey espresso, what’s one other few ringgit of toll, proper? Or unsuitable?
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