WHILE I applaud the motion to improve the rail transportation system in the country, I am indeed dismayed at what the current system cannot even deliver.
A recent incident my aged mother and aunt – both 70 years – had to undergo speaks volumes of what needs to be achieved with what we have before we attempt another bar in implementation.
The escalators and lifts at KL Sentral leading to the departure and arrival platforms did not work when my mum and aunt arrived from Butterworth on Nov 21.
Imagine, two old ladies struggling to climb the steep stairs with their bags.
KTM could opt to have the trains stop at the old Kuala Lumpur railway station. I understand they had a stop there previously but because of poor response it was discontinued.