All turnstiles in public transport stations dealt with by Prasarana will be capable to settle for cost through debit and bank cards by way of the open cost system by August 2025. This was revealed by transport minister Anthony Loke, who stated that the general public transport firm had been engaged on the implementation of the system since early this 12 months.
Talking in parliament yesterday, he stated that Prasarana is presently finalising the roll-out throughout the Kelana Jaya LRT line, Ampang LRT line, Kajang MRT line, Putrajaya MRT line and monorail traces, as The Star reviews.
“The design and growth part is predicted to start in March subsequent 12 months. Prasarana will take 11 months, which is till February 2025, to equip at the least 50% turnstiles in any respect stations to just accept an open cost system. By August 2025, turnstiles throughout all stations will probably be geared up,” he informed the Dewan Rakyat.
He stated this in response to a query by Wong Chen (PH-Subang), who requested concerning the implementation of an open cost system for public transportation within the Klang Valley, particularly for networks operated by Prasarana.
Loke stated the open cost system would first implement using debit and bank cards as further cost strategies to Contact ‘n Go playing cards and tokens, however can be expanded to incorporate QR cost strategies within the subsequent part.
He added that the automated fare assortment system for the Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) rail community within the Klang Valley is nearly full. “By mid-November this 12 months, all 57 KTMB stations within the Klang Valley will probably be geared up with scanners at their turnstiles. This can help cost by way of credit score and debit playing cards, Contact ‘n Go and QR strategies by way of the KTMB cellular utility,” he stated.
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