Phnom Penh’s Public Taxi Boat Service Serves almost 3,000 Passengers during New Year

During the three-day Khmer New Year celebration from April 14 to 16, the Prek Phnov-Phnom Penh-Takhmao public taxi boats carried a total of 2,826 passengers, according to the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.

Operating daily from 5:30 am until 5.30 pm, this waterway service linking Prek Phnov in the northern part of Phnom Penh to Takhmao town of Kandal province will continue to serve passengers free of charge until Aug. 1.

The newly introduced water transport has six waiting stations � Prek Pnov, new Freedom Park, Night Market, Koh Pich, Chhbar Ampov, and Takhmao.

Royal Government of Cambodia initiated the mean of transportation in order to ease happening busy traffic in Phnom Penh capital.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press