Passengers Can Enjoy 50% Discount For All LRT, MRT & Monorail Rides Until 31 August

PM Najib Razak made the announcement today, 17 July, when launching Phase 2 of the MRT-Sungai Buloh line.

Cover image via Yusof Mat Isa/Malay Mail Online

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced today, 17 July, that passengers can enjoy a 50% discount for all MRT, LRT and Monorail rides starting 18 July until 31 August

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak with wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi with other cabinet ministers at the launch today.

Image via Asyraf Hamzah/New Straits Times

He also mentioned that passengers who take the new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) line can enjoy free rides from 4pm till midnight today, 17 July, during his speech at the launch of the new MRT line, as reported by New Straits Times.

Muzium Negara MRT station

Image via Facebook/MRT Malaysia

Phase 2 of the Sungai Buloh-Kajang line runs from the MRT Semantan station to the Kajang station, spanning 30km with 19 new stations

MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line alignment map.

Image via MRT Corp

Phase 1 (Sungai Buloh to Semantan) of the MRT Sungai Buloh–Kajang line was launched on 16 December 2016.

In total, the MRT-SBK line has 31 stations and seven of them are underground - Muzium Negara, Pasar Seni, Merdeka, Pavilion KL-Bukit Bintang, Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), Cochrane, and AEON-Maluri.

MRT Corp's SBK line project director Marcus Karakashian told Malay Mail Online in a recent interview that there are more than 3,500 CCTVs installed at all the MRT stations, to ensure the safety of passengers at all times.

MRT's operating hours.

Image via MRT Corp

Fares for the MRT-SBK line range from RM1.10 to a maximum fare of RM6.40. Children under the age of seven can travel for free on MRT and the feeder bus services.

For more details on the train schedule, fares, and operating hours, refer to MRT's official site here.

Each train set on the MRT-SBK line has four cars, with an estimated total capacity of 1,200 passengers per trip. Check out the photos here:

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