Malaysian historyOld Penang Old Penang: Air Itam Road 16 Nov 2011 14 893 FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestWhatsAppEmailPrint A light rail or tramway once extended from the Weld Quay jetty to Penang Hill via Air Itam Road. A tram probably along Air Itam Road before 1930 - Photograph from Ric Francis, also published in his book Penang Trams, Trolleybuses and Railways This must be near the turn-off to the General Hospital (Jalan Utama) or Jalan York. A tram with a For Hire sign on the route between Penang Hill and Penang Prison before 1930 (click to enlarge) - Photograph from Ric Francis, also published in his book Penang Trams, Trolleybuses and Railways This route is worth considering for any surface rail or tram option. Please help to support this blog if you can. Read the commenting guidlelines for this blog.