Rapid Bus offering free rides to KL and Penang temples during Thaipusam


KUALA LUMPUR: Rapid Bus Sdn Bhd will provide free feeder bus services to two temples in Selangor and Penang in conjunction with Thaipusam on Thursday (Jan 25).

Rapid Bus said the two temples are the Sri Subramaniar Swamy Temple in Batu Caves, Selangor and the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple on Jalan Kebun Bunga, Penang.

The service in Kuala Lumpur will operate from 5am on Jan 24 until midnight on Jan 26, with a frequency of 10 to 15 minutes. It will cover routes BC02, namely from the Central Market Bus Hub (Platform A8) to Batu Caves, BC03 (Gombak LRT Station to Batu Caves) and BC04 (Kg Batu MRT Station to Batu Caves).

Meanwhile, in Penang, the service will run from midnight on Jan 24 until 2am on Jan 26, with a frequency of 20 to 30 minutes, and hourly from 1 am to 5 am, on route ST01, which covers Jetty-Adventist (via Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple, Jalan Kebun Bunga).

Rapid Bus also extended its warm wishes for a joyous Thaipusam celebration to those observing the festival, and further details about the services can be found on the Rapid KL and Rapid Penang social media platforms. – Bernama

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