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Electricity Supply Problem Caused Today’s LRT Disruption, Says Prasarana

Electricity Supply Problem Caused Today’s LRT Disruption, Says Prasarana

This time the LRT disruption isn’t about brake pads.

Anne Dorall

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In a statement, Prasarana clarified that power supply problem caused the disruption earlier today that had trains on the Kelana Jaya line come to a stop in the middle of the track.

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They experienced power supply problems at two Traction Power Sub Stations (TPSS) at Taman Jaya Station and Universiti Station this morning.

Initial investigations showed that the circuit breaker was disconnected, thus disrupting the power supply causing the train to come to a standstill.

Passengers were ushered off the trains.
(Credit: Twitter)

To rectify the issue, power to the train at Taman Jaya station, headed towards Putra Heights, was temporarily cut at 8.36am.

However, by 8.48am, the power supply was restored and the train was operational once again.

Rapid Rail apologizes for the inconvenience faced by customers, especially those who were on their way to work at the time. We will continue to improve the inspection and maintenance of our assets to ensure the best possible service for customers

Prasarana in a statement

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