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Extended LRT and monorail services for football match

Prasarana has announced that there will be extended monorail and LRT services for the upcoming Malaysia-Singapore football match. Extended LRT and monorail services for football matchKUALA LUMPUR: RapidKL will be extending the operation hours of all its rail services in anticipation of an expected increased in traffic for the second leg World Cup qualifying clash […]

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Will Scomi ever get a new monorail job in Malaysia? (Update#1)

Update: Yes, TRANSIT is aware that Scomi has been awarded the fleet expansion project for the KL Monorail. This post questions why that award comes so late, and expresses what Scomi has missed. In addition, we are wondering about future monorail projects, rather than fleet expansion. To clarify, we have added the word “new” to […]

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LRT-Monorail integration to be completed soon

TRANSIT took note of this article in the Star which describes a walkabout by Minister of Transport Kong Cho Ha, inspecting the LRT-Monorail “integration” projects which started last year as part of the Urban Public Transport NKRA (although technically the projects were planned by Prasarana before the Government Transformation Programme was introduced). Kong is the […]

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Updates #62

Updates #62 1. Article: Peak-hour wait time on Kelana Jaya Line LRT reduced by 28% (The Star) – Prasarana has increased the frequency of trains on the Kelana Jaya line during the morning peak hours to 2 minutes and 37 seconds (or 197 seconds). TRANSIT: Good for Prasarana- now let’s look into coupling the 2-carriage […]

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KL Sentral walkway ready by July 2011?

The Minister of Transport Ong Tee Keat commented yesterday on the proposed elevated link between KL Sentral and the KL Sentral Monorail station (a.k.a. Brickfields Monorail Station) The comments were picked up in all the papers, but the most detailed article (with pictures & video) comes from The Star More disabled-friendly facilities at LRT and […]

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Updates #40

Updates #40 1. Article: Penang Hill’s funicular train to stop for 7 months (The Star) – Service on the Penang Hill railway will stop for 7 months starting tomorrow (Feb 22) for a redesign of the railway. The 2-stage railway will be replaced by a continuous railway with larger, air-conditioned carriages. 2. Letter: Way off […]

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KL Monorail Station improvements

TRANSIT recently took notes of improvements to the klmonorail website in this posting. Today, we look at some of the changes that have been quietly made to the design of the KL Monorail stations. Station Signage New station signage placed at some stations is consistent with the new station code system which is to be […]

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RapidPass Integrated (RM150) now includes KL Monorail

You may remember that back in September, TRANSIT commented on the new RapidPass that RapidKL was introducing and made a few recommendations. We recommended that there be: increased Tempatan bus service (otherwise why have the tempatan pass) integration of the monorail by allowing the holders of the LRT & integrated pass to board the KL […]

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Thrilling monorail ride in KL for Johor school kids

TRANSIT took note of this very interesting article about schoolkids from Johor. Not only do we at TRANSIT share the enthusiasm of the young for public transport (and hope to encourage it), we hope to find ways to harness this enthusiasm. SPECIAL NOTE: For this reason, we are working on running a tour of the […]

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Comments on the Auditor General’s 2008 Report

In line with the controversy about the recent Auditor General’s 2008 Report, TRANSIT provides you with these statements: 1. Klang MP Charles Santiago comments on the cost overrun in the Rawang-Ipoh Double Tracking and Electrification Project Press Statement by Member of Parliament Klang Charles Santiago in Parliament on 2nd Nov 2009 Whatever happened to accountability? […]