Have you ever had a sore bum riding the Borneo buses from 1956 to the 1970s over pot-hole filled roads? Do you recall the mosquito buses that ferried kids from Sze Hua Methodist kindergarten outside the routes covered by Borneo buses in the 1960s? These mosquito buses flitted in and out of traffic like mosquitoes.
Jalan Tun Abul Razak & Bank Road 2011.
Welcome to the 1970s when reconditioned cars made inroads into Sarikei for its affordability and value for money. Reconditioned ("recond") cars are used cars with its worn parts replaced and the exterior repainted. Popular brands include the reliable decades-old Toyota Corolla station wagon that you can still see doing the locomotion around town.
Repok Road traffic light.