apologised for the inconvenience that users encountered during the disruption period.
Rapid KL is also extending the service of its stage buses and the MRT feeder bus for selected routes for 30 minutes after the train service ends.
For the new year revellers, Rapid KL advised them to use the public transport to avoid traffic congestion, especially in areas near the venue of the celebration.
When the train brake system failure alarm was triggered at 10.26am, all passengers were evacuated orderly at Pasar Seni station; with the operation control centre ordering for the empty train to be dispatched to pocket track at Universiti Station, Rapid KL
said in a press release here today.
would like to emphasise that the activity (of distributing free doughnuts) did not occur at the Bukit Bintang monorail station, but rather outside its compound.
Near Rapid KL
(LRT Taman Dagang), Jalan Dagang 1, Taman Dagang
No one was injured, according to a statement by operator Rapid KL
on its Facebook page.
The quick action of Rapid KL bus driver for the 772 Pasar Seni - Mah Sing route saved the lives of seven passengers when the bus suddenly went ablaze on the Federal Highway today.
Rapid KL said, in a statement, prior to the 4.50pm incident, the bus that was on the way to Subang started to produce noises at its rear when at the Jalan Templer exit.
The Star reported that during random inspections carried out by operator Rapid KL at LRT and MRT stations, the culprits were found carrying cards belonging to family members.
In the news report, an official from Rapid KL said of those nabbed, 246 or 65.3 per cent were using cards meant for students, 112 or 29.7 per cent used cards meant for the elderly and 19 of 5 per cent were using cards for the disabled.
'This is why it is necessary to introduce an affordable monthly public transportation pass to allow passengers to have unlimited rides on the LRT, MRT, Monorail and Rapid KL
buses as a way to increase public transportation usage,' the elected representative said in a statement.