Enjoy MRT, LRT, Monorail at 50% off till Merdeka

Written by: Victor Charlie | 17 Jul 2017 18:35
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at the launch of phase two of the MRT. - Pic by The Star
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17 Jul 2017 18:35

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced that commuters using the MRT, LRT and monorail lines will enjoy a 50% discount starting Tuesday until Merdeka Day. 

Making the announcement after launching the 51km Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) line, he said the latest addition is expected to transform public transport in Kuala Lumpur. 

"With the integration of the MRT system with KTM Komuter, the LRT and the Monorail, residents of the Klang Valley and Greater Kuala Lumpur will be able to enjoy a more efficient, quicker system," he stated in a Facebook post on Monday. 

According to The Star, the launch of the second phase of the 51km Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) line which runs from the Semantan station to the Kajang Station and has 19 stations across 30 km.

Phase 1 of the SBK line was opened by Najib last December.

In total, the MRT-SBK line has 31 stations, seven of them underground including Muzium Negara, Pasar Seni, Merdeka, Bukit Bintang, Tun Razak Exchange, Cochrane and Maluri.

Commuters can ride the entire length of the line from 4pm to 11.30 pm Monday, with free rides on the 19 Phase 2 stations from Kajang to Muzium Negara.

Fares ranging from RM1 to RM6.40 will be charged from Tuesday.

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