KUALA LUMPUR, 9 SEPTEMBER 2021 – Rapid KL will be increasing its train and bus frequencies in anticipation of higher passenger volume following the Government’s new ruling on the National Recovery Plan (NRP) for Phase 2 covering Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Putrajaya beginning tomorrow, 10 September 2021.
With the new timetable, passengers could expect shorter waiting periods for the following services:
Passengers using the LRT Kelana Jaya Line and LRT Ampang/Sri Petaling Line could expect train services at four (4) minute intervals during the weekday morning and afternoon peak hours; five (5) minute intervals for MRT Kajang Line and ten (10) minute intervals for Monorail.
In a statement issued today, Rapid KL said that adjustment is also made to twenty-three (23) bus trunk routes. It will closely monitor the increase in ridership and add more trains and buses into service to cater to passengers’ needs.
“Rapid KL fully supports the Government decision to move Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Putrajaya to Phase 2 of the NRP. We strongly recommend our passengers to follow Rapid KL’s social media platforms or download the PULSE journey planner app to enable them to plan their journeys efficiently,” the statement said.
Rapid KL shared that 98% of its staff have received their vaccinations and a 100% vaccination rate is targeted to be achieved by mid-September 2021. This could be achieved thanks to the set-up of two PPVIN centres in Putra Heights LRT Station and Rapid Bus Complex in Cheras Selatan.
“Rapid KL has also introduced additional Covid-19 prevention measures such as requiring all our frontline staff to wear double masks when on duty and putting screens in our buses to minimise contact with Bus Captains. All our trains and buses are sanitised at their depots before and after entering service; while the stations and common areas such as escalator railings and washrooms are cleaned and sanitised frequently,” it added.