Issues have been lower than excellent on the LRT KLCC and Jelatek stations on the Kelana Jaya Line yesterday morning, and Speedy Rail has launched an announcement to elucidate intimately what occurred.
Two completely different causes, and none are associated to the automated practice management (ATC) system that went haywire earlier this month, inflicting a partial shutdown of the KJ Line for a couple of days. The ATC is steady and functioning safely, Speedy Rail says.
LRT Jelatek station
The Jelatek station crowding within the morning was due to practice quantity 59 being taken out of service at 8.19 am, after the management centre (OCC) detected a mechanical fault, particularly with the tachometer. Speedy Rail is already within the technique of changing the tachometers on its trains.
Riders have been requested to get down on the Jelatek station and board the subsequent practice. The method of eradicating the practice from service takes about three minutes and the recalibration of practice frequency takes 10 minutes. Whereas ready for the subsequent practice to reach, there was crowding on the platform, additionally due to excessive site visitors in the course of the morning rush hour.
Alternative practice quantity 54 was slotted in to keep up practice frequency at 5 minutes, whereas 59 was taken to the Speedy Rail upkeep depot in Subang. Speedy Rail says that the tachometer alternative programme has already began and it’s within the technique of receiving the order components, in levels from now until mid 2023. The rail operator is negotiating with the provider for speedier supply.
LRT KLCC station
Speedy Rail confirms that there have been three platform doorways with issues when practice 10 arrived at KLCC. This was reported at 7.53 am yesterday. Platform doorways have been working usually with different trains. The choice was made to take away practice 10 from service for additional inspection on the depot in Subang.
Speedy Rail will run checks on the communication system between the practice doorways and and platform doorways after working hours. That is to seek out the reason for the issue earlier than fixing it.
Speedy Rail says that the LRT Kelana Jaya Line, which has been working since 1998, is within the technique of complete upgrades to a number of methods, elements and infrastructure. This programme is in progress and can be accomplished in levels.
“We wish to guarantee that passenger security is at all times the precedence. Speedy Rail apologises for the disruption and inconvenience confronted by passengers utilizing our companies,” the operator mentioned. We’ve beforehand detailed the standing of upgrading works on all Speedy Rail’s companies, together with the KJ Line – learn extra right here.
The LRT Kelana Jaya Line was absolutely reopened from 6am on Monday (November 14) after 16 stations on the road was closed on November 9 following unprecedented issues with the ATC, which required assist from overseas-based suppliers. Prasarana is compensating customers with free rides for seven days – full particulars on that right here.