Monday, July 25, 2011

Emergency Response Procedure (ERP) Exercise by RapidKL

Emergency Response Plan (ERP) took place at LRT Sg Besi station 2345 hrs.
An exercise of emergency situation to cordinate the emergency respond agency n RapidKL staff in managing the situation.

On the emergency drill, Bukhari said the programme was carried out in collaboration with police, Kuala Lumpur City Hall and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Hospital. The drill's scenario was a fire incident.

"This is the first exercise this year," he said, adding that it involved 300 personnel altogether.

"We are planning another drill, at the Kelana Jaya LRT in September," he added.

RapidKL also operates the RapidKL bus service as well as feeder bus service.

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RapidKL suffers RM10mil losses due to cable theft (The Star)

KUALA LUMPUR: RapidKL, the operator of the capital city's two light rail transit (LRT) systems, suffered about RM10mil in losses during the first half of this year due to cable theft.

Bukhari Mohamed, general manager, Rail Operations Division, said so far 20 cable theft cases were reported in LRT lines, especially in Ampang and Sri Petaling.

Last year, the company lost RM15mil due to cable losses which had also affected rail operations, particularly in the Ampang line, he told the media here after taking part in the 2011 emergency drill at Sungai Besi LRT, which ended at 1am on Sunday.

"These intrusions affected LRT operations in terms of journey, speed and travel interval," he said.