RapidKL apologises after 180 monorail passengers are stranded

The monorail train got stranded near the Bukit Nanas station yesterday. (Facebook pic)

KUALA LUMPUR: RapidKL today apologised to its monorail customers for the inconvenience they suffered yesterday after one of its trains got stranded near the Bukit Nanas station here following a sudden loss of power.

“While we apologise for the inconvenience caused, we are grateful that all the passengers were safely evacuated and that there were no injuries in the incident,” RapidKL said in a statement.

The incident occurred at 7.01pm and a rescue train was immediately dispatched to help evacuate some 180 passengers on board the train which stopped after being unable to get traction due to power loss.

“Train-to-train evacuation was completed at 7.45pm and a shuttle service using a single track was immediately commenced, one between KL Sentral and Bukit Bintang and the other between Bukit Bintang and Titiwangsa.

“The service resumed normalcy at 9.11pm,” said the statement.