There are a number of expressways in Penang State but only one true expressway on Penang Island. Even then, the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway is not a true expressway from end to end, as it does not have controlled access all the way. In other words, there are turn-offs to Tesco in Gelugor and to the fishermen wharves all along the Sungai Nibong and Bayan Lepas stretches. In addition, there are at-grade intersections at Cecil Street, Macallum Street, Magazine Road Ghaut and Prangin Road Ghaut.
The true expressways in Penang are the North-South Expressway, the Butterworth Outer Ring Road and the Butterworth-Kulim Expressway. These are free of any at-grade crossings with other roads, railways or pedestrian paths, with no traffic signals, intersections and direct access from other roads or houses. All these are also toll roads, although the North-South Expressway is toll free from the Sungai Dua Toll Plaza in the north to the Juru Toll Plaza in the south.
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If you are coming to Penang and need someone to show you around, I can arrange for you a licensed tour guide to take you around. Guides charge a fixed fee of RM360 for taking a small group of up to 10 people on 4-hour walking tours. Walking tours exceeding 4 hours is charged an additional RM90 per hour. Tours are tailored to guest requirement. For more details, contact tour coordinator. Other types of tours also available. For details, click here.
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What's the best way to see Penang on a budget? Take the bus! In Penang, there are at least 12 absolutely FREE bus routes which cover almost every major neighbourhood on Penang Island and Penang Mainland. All you need to do is hop aboard!
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