Malaysia’s Klang Valley rail lines count on shorter journey times by September

Klang Valley commuters in Malaysia can anticipate decreased travel occasions and increased prepare frequencies on several public transport rail lines by around August or September, based on Transport Minister Anthony Loke. In a parliamentary response, Loke acknowledged that Prasarana Malaysia Berhad and Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd are currently implementing numerous initiatives to revive public confidence within the speedy transit system.
He explained that after several service disruptions on the Light Rapid Transit, Rapid Rail, as the licensed rail operator, has taken quick remedial actions to handle the problems. “With New , this will scale back congestion particularly during peak hours and lessen breakdown during operations,” he stated in response to a question from Bukit Bintang MP Fong Kui Lun.
Loke additionally revealed that Prasarana is expediting the purchase of 19 sets of four-coach trains, that are expected to be delivered in stages beginning in August. These new trains will substitute the two-car LRT trains which have been in use since 1998.
Regarding improvements to the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Kajang Line, Loke said that the present wheel replacement programme, scheduled for completion in August 2023, will see train frequency return to four minutes throughout peak hours, in comparability with the present six minutes. Additionally, element overhaul works on all 50 trains underneath the Ampang Line began in October final year and are anticipated to be completed in December 2027..

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