The end of 2015 is just around the corner and people around the world will come together to welcome the brand-new year. Planning to stay out late to celebrate the occasion, but not sure how to return home? Don’t fret!
In conjunction with the New Year celebrations, the operation hours for the Komuter, Light Rail Transit System (LRT), KL Monorail, and RapidKL bus services at selected stations today (31st December).
In a statement issued by Prasarana, the LRT and Monorail services at key stations will be extended to 12:30am and 2am.
Services at the Hang Tuah and Bandaraya stations on the LRT Ampang Line, as well as the Hang Tuah station on the KL Monorail Line will be extended to 12:30am. The company will also extend the service hours at the Masjid Jamek station on the LRT Ampang Line, Masjid Jamek and KLCC stations on the LRT Kelana Jaya Line, and Air Asia-Bukit Bintang station on the KL Monorail Line to 2am.
“Although the entrance gates of the other stations will be closed in stages according to the normal operation hours, LRT and Monorail passengers at the key stations involved can still exit at any station until the end of the service extension time,” the company added in the statement.
As for the bus services, the company will extend the service hours to 2:30am for selected routes, including:
- Taman Sri Muda
- Taman Medan
- Subang Suria
- Kota Damansara
- Pandan Mewah
- Taman Sentosa
- Kajang Terminal
- Taman Melawati
- Taman Dato’ Senu
- Taman Jasa Utama
- Puchong Utama
Meanwhile, the Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) announced in a statement that its Komuter service hours will be extended to 1:30am with additional services for the KL Sentral-Rawang, Putra- Seremban, and Putra-Port Klang routes.
The company also stated that 5 Komuter train stations – Putra, Bank Negara, Kuala Lumpur, KL Sentral, and Bandar Tasik Selatan – would be in operation until the last train.
Passengers are advised to purchase return tickets or use the Touch ‘n Go card to avoid congestion at ticket counters and ensure a smooth journey back home.
Source: The Star Online.