First MRT line completed, 50pc discount to mark Merdeka Day

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UPDATED 3.26PM | Commuters using the LRT, MRT, BRT and Monorail services will enjoy a 50 percent discount on fares, starting tomorrow.

The discount will last until the 60th Merdeka Day celebrations on Aug 31.

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak announced this while officiating Phase Two of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) project, heralding the completion of the first of three lines in the project.

This entails the opening of 19 additional stations along the route, which extends it by 30km. The new stations will be open to the public at 4pm today and would be free until the stations close for the day at midnight...

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