KUALA LUMPUR, 18 January – Rapid KL has expressed apology over yesterday’s incident for the inconvenience caused to its customers after one of its monorail trains got stranded near Bukit Nanas station here after experiencing sudden power loss.
“While we apologise for the inconvenience caused, we are grateful that all passengers were safely evacuated and that there were no injuries in the incident,” Rapid KL said in a statement here today.
The incident occurred at 7.01 pm; and a rescue train was immediately dispatched to help evacuate some 180 passengers on board the train, which stopped after being unable to get traction due to power loss.
“Train to train evacuation completed at 7.45 pm and shuttle service using a single track was immediately commenced.
One between KL Sentral and Bukit Bintang; and the other between Bukit Bintang and Titiwangsa,” the statement added.
Service resumed normal at 9.11 pm