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Train, bus services extended for SEA Games closing ceremony

PETALING JAYA: Train and bus services in the Klang Valley will be extended to ferry fans home after the KL 2017 SEA Games closing ceremony on Wednesday night.
In a statement Tuesday, Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) said it would be deploying extra trains on four of its Komuter routes, with each to continue running past its regular operating hours.
The operating hours for six stations – KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Bandar Tasik Selatan, Kajang, Sungai Buloh and Subang Jaya – will remain open to cater for the additional train services.
Passengers taking the train to the National Stadium are advised to alight at the Bandar Tasik Selatan station and switch to the LRT towards Bukit Jalil.
The additional KTM Komuter services are:
1. From Bandar Tasik Selatan on the Serdang-Batu Caves line, the last train will depart at 12.37am.
2. From Bandar Tasik Selatan on the Putra-Seremban line, the last train will depart at 1.20am.
3. From KL Sentral on the KL Sentral-Rawang line, the last train will depart at 1.30am.
4. From KL Sentral on the Putra-Port Klang line, the last train will depart at 1.44am.
KTM Komuter has also announced that the Komuter Link card will be given for free when passengers purchase a RM5 top-up to activate the card.
It is available at all KTM Komuter ticketing counters.
KTM also advised commuters to use the Komuter Link card or Touch 'n Go to avoid long queues at ticketing counters.
Meanwhile, Rapid KL will also extend the Light Rail Transit (LRT), Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), KL Monorail and RapidKL bus services Wednesday night.
In a statement Tuesday, Rapid KL said the LRT service will be extended to 2am at its Bukit Jalil and Masjid Jamek stations, while the Bandaraya and KLCC stations will remain open until 1am.
"For the MRT service, operations at the Mutiara Damansara, Bukit Bintang and Bandar Utama stations will be extended until 1am, while the KL Monorail service at the Hang Tuah station will also remain open until 1am.
"Passengers are advised to use the MyRapid Touch 'n Go (TnG) card or any TnG card for their own convenience. If they want to use tokens, they are advised to purchase the return token before leaving the station, either at Bukit Jalil, KLCC or Dataran Merdeka," it said.
Rapid KL said bus services would also be available at strategic locations to ferry passengers to the National Stadium Bukit Jalil and back after the KL SEA Games closing ceremony.
Among the locations are Jalan Reko Kajang, Ampang Point, Greenwood Bus Hub (Gombak), Shah Alam City Hub, KLCC Bus Station, Platform C Pasar Seni, and the bus station in front of Nu Sentral.
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