KTM passengers to enjoy discounted Grab rides for Balik Kampung
Grab Malaysia and KTM (Keretapi Tanah Melayu) sealed their year-long partnership to provide safe, convenient and affordable first and last mile connectivity for passengers on the country’s main rail network.
Travelers get to enjoy discounted rides during the festive season
KTM passengers get to enjoy discounted Grab rides for Balik Kampung during Chinese New Year, Hari Raya Puasa, Deepavali, and Christmas. Grab has worked with KTMB and supported discounted rides during festive seasons since 2017.
Country Head of Grab Malaysia, Sean Goh said that Grab looks forward to partnerships that add value to our passengers, business partners’ and driver-partners’ lives. The partnership with KTM is a timely move to improve the overall ride experience; providing convenient and accessible mobility services for tourists and local passengers.
“We understand the needs of our passengers who may require traveling some distance to the nearest KTM stations. Through this collaboration, they now have better connectivity that is easy to use and cost-effective,” he said.
Grab is allocating designated pick-up and drop-off zones at all major KTM stations for better pick-up and drop-off experiences. Eight (8) Zones in Klang Valley with major KTM stations in Salak Selatan, Bank Negara, Serdang, Batu Caves, Kajang, Kuala Lumpur, Nilai, and Sungai Buloh are equipped with appropriate signages
Travelers to enjoy convenient first and last mile travel with designated pick-up/drop-off points in major KTMB stations.
CEO of KTM, Mohd Rani Hisham Bin Samsudin said that KTM looks to provide most convenient transportation platform to their passengers and recognizes ride-hailing services such as Grab to complete seamless first and last mile connection to our national railway service.
“We believe this will encourage the greater public use of the rail network and improve travel convenience for our passengers by providing an even more affordable, comfortable and convenient transportation option for everyone,” he added.
KTMB Skypark Link Run 2018
As part of the partnership, Grab will provide discounted rides to and from KTM Kuala Lumpur Railway station for the upcoming KTMB Skypark Link Run 2018 on Sunday, 15 April 2018.
Attendees of the run only need to key in the promo code KTMBSPLR which will entitle them to RM5 off 2 rides. The main venue for the run is the iconic KTMB Headquarters, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur.
The KTMB Skypark Link Run 2018 is in conjunction with the opening of a new KTMB station, the Terminal Skypark; and a new train service, the Skypark Link which will start running in May 2018. The Skypark Link is a train service which caters passengers bound to the Subang-Skypark Terminal (the airport).
More than 1000 participants will join the KTMB SkyPark Link Run 2018. This will create awareness of the new train service. For more information on the KTMB Skypark Link Run 2018.