Long break for LRT Kelana Jaya Line and MRT Kazang Line – for trains

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Rapid KL LRT has announced new spacing for Kelana Jaya Line and MRT Kazang Line. Long intervals begin today (May 26) and enable train upgrades for the safety and comfort of passengers.

The frequency of the LRT Kelana Jaya line is now every four minutes for peak hours and every seven minutes for off-peak hours. This is for Monday to Friday. For weekends and public holidays, train every seven minutes for the whole day. Previously, the shortest interval for the maximum working day was 2.5 minutes.

For the MRT Kazang line, every six minutes for the new frequency peak hour and every 10 minutes for the off-peak hour. This is for Monday to Friday. For weekends and public holidays, this is 10 minutes per train for the whole day. Previously, the shortest interval for a maximum working day was four minutes.

Yesterday, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wei Ka Seong announced that the KJ Line, which has been in operation since 1998, is now undergoing a ‘mid-life renewal’. The RM800 million initiative involves the maintenance, repair and overhaul of 28 sets of Bombardier 818 train sets. The service will receive 19 new train sets in Q4 2023 There have been a few incidents and breakdowns late, so it’s timely

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