Transport minister Anthony Loke rides rush hour LRT unannounced, will meet Prasarana on enhancements
Newly appointed transport minister Anthony Loke rode the LRT Kelana Jaya Line yesterday. However it was not a typical turun padang session as a result of he went incognito through the night rush hour, with out a rombongan and Prasarana administration. It was a real spot test.
The Seremban MP wore a black cap and black face masks and was pictured standing in a packed practice. He was additionally pictured with a non-functioning elevator, making an attempt out the carry and a roof leak on the MRT Muzium Negara Station, which connects to the LRT at KL Sentral.
In a Fb submit, Loke stated that he spent two hours yesterday night, 5pm to 7pm, to see for himself the true scenario (keadaan sebenar) of the LRT Kelana Jaya Line throughout peak hours. He stated that he didn’t inform Prasarana administration and the media as he needed to expertise himself what common commuters undergo each day.
“It was very packed within the practice and naturally it’s not comfy for passengers,” he stated. “I perceive the challenges that LRT passengers undergo. I’ll have a gathering with Prasarana’s prime administration this week itself to debate the route and methods to enhance our public transport service,” the returning MoT minister added.
The automated practice management (ATC) system of the LRT Kelana Jaya Line went haywire final month, inflicting a partial shutdown of the essential line for just a few days (November 9-14). 16 stations on the road, from Kelana Jaya in PJ to Ampang Park within the metropolis centre had been closed throughout that interval and Prasarana used buses to fill within the hole. The transport operator then compensated customers with free rides for seven days.
Kudos to Loke for getting an actual style of each day commuting in KL.