Rangkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Sdn Bhd (RapidKL) is the company tasked with providing an integrated public transport system in the Klang Valley incorporating rail and bus services.
Incorporated in July 2004 and operational since November the same year, RapidKL today transports approximately 4 million customers per week: 2.1 million on the Ampang Line (formerly known as STAR) and Kelana Jaya Line (formerly known as PUTRA) and 1.9 million on the bus system, previously Intrakota and Cityliner. RapidKL provides services across 48 rail stations and 161 bus routes.
A 100% government-owned company under the Ministry of Finance, RapidKL’s operating agreement is conditional upon its ability to meet a set of key performance indicators monitored independently of the company.
KELANA JAYA LINE (Formerly known as
Kelana Jaya Line uses the state-of-the-art
driverless system by Advanced Rapid Transit Mark II technology from
Canada. It has a proven record of very high performance
specification in North America and Europe and is designed to meet
the demands of a modern city of Kuala Lumpur.
The alignment starts from the Depot in Subang and
ends at Terminal Putra in Gombak totaling to 29km in length with a
total of 23 stations.
Its first operation commenced on 1 st September
1998 between Subang Depot to Pasar Seni Station and section two,
between Pasar Seni to Terminal Putra in June 1999.
In 2002, the system carried its 150 millionth
passenger, with an average of 160,000 passengers riding the system
daily. Today, it carries over 170,000 passengers a day and over
350,000 a day during national events.
AMPANG LINE (Formerly known as
Adtranz German is the make of trains and system for Ampang line. Phase I was opened in September 1998 between Sultan Ismail Station to Sri Petaling and Ampang Stations and in December 1998 from Sultan Ismail Station to Sentul Timur.
Today this line carries over 130,000 to 150,000 per day on a weekday basis and an average of 120,000 per day on weekends.
It has 25 stations throughout the 27 km, transporting passengers from the northern, north-eastern and south-western suburbs in the Klang Valley .
RapidKL operates 161 bus routes within the Klang Valley which
consist of 10 City Bus routes, 85 Local Bus routes, 63 Trunk Bus
routes and 3 Express Bus routes. We currently have 11 bus depots
spreading across the Klang Valley and 908 buses in operation.
Everyday we transport over 140,000
passengers. To continuously encourage the use of public transport
and to provide services to the general public, RapidKL is also
continuously studying new bus routes with the arrival of more new