KUALA LUMPUR – Twelve major highway concessionaires in the Klang Valley Monday announced an increase in toll rates, ranging from between 10 sen and RM6 from Thursday.
The new rates affect the Kuala Lumpur-Karak (KLK) Expressway, Maju Expressway (MEX), Kajang Highway-SILK, Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE), Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (SMART), KL-Kuala Selangor Expressway (LATAR), Sungai Besi Highway (BESRAYA), New Pantai Expressway (NPE), Kajang Seremban Highway (LEKAS), Damansara Puchong Highway (LDP), Western Kuala Lumpur Traffic Dispersal Scheme (SPRINT) and Cheras-Kajang Highway (GRAND SAGA) as of 10 pm tonight.
However, PLUS Malaysia Berhad in a statement said toll rates at its eight expressways remain the same as of now.
ANIH Berhad said the new KLK toll rate at the Gombak Toll Plaza is RM6 (class 1) RM12 (class 2), RM18 (class 3), RM3 (class 4), while RM5 is maintained for class 5. “For the Bentong toll plaza, the rate for class 1 is RM3.50, class 2 (RM7), class 3 (RM10.50), class 4 (RM1.80), and class 5, maintained at RM3,” a spokesman said when contacted here yesterday.
Class 1 is for cars; class 2 for less than one tonne lorries; class 3 for heavy duty lorries and trailers; class 4 for taxis; and class 5 for buses.
Meanwhile, Maju Expressway Sdn Bhd in a statement said the new toll rates for Salak Selatan is RM2 (class 1), RM4 (class 2), RM6 (class 3), RM1 (class 4), and RM1.50 (class 5).
The new rates for Putrajaya toll plaza are RM3.50 (class 1), RM7 (class 2), RM10.50 (class 3), RM1.80 (class 4) and RM2.50 (class 5).
SILK Holdings Berhad said its new toll rates for Kajang highway-Silk is RM1.80 (class 1), RM3.60 (class 2), RM5.40 (class 3), 90 sen (class 4) and RM1 (class 5).
For DUKE, North-East (KL) Highway Consortium Sdn Bhd announced that the new rates for Ayer Panas toll plaza, Sentul Pasar toll plaza and Kampung Batu toll plaza are RM2.50 (class 1), RM3.80 (class 2), RM5 (class 3), RM1.30 (class 4), and RM1.30 is maintained for class 5.
Syarikat Mengurus Air Banjir dan Terowong Sdn Bhd said the new rate for SMART tunnel would be RM3.
For LATAR, KL-Kuala Selangor Expressway Berhad said the new rates for Ijok toll Plaza, Kuang Timur toll plaza, Kuang Barat toll plaza and Templer toll plaza, are RM2.50 for class 1, RM5 (class 2), RM7 (class 3), RM1.30 (class 4) while RM2 is maintained for class 5.
Meanwhile, BESRAYA (M) Sdn BHD said its rates for the Mines toll plaza (North and South) would be RM2 for class 1, RM4 (class 2), RM4 (class 3), RM2 (class 4) while RM1.30 is maintained for class 5.
The New Pantai Expressway Sdn Bhd (NPE) in a statement said the new rates for Pantai Dalam toll plaza and PJS5 toll plaza are RM2.30 (class 1), RM4.60 (class 2), RM6.90 (class 3), RM1.20 (class 4), and RM1.60 (class 5).
For the PJS2 toll plaza, the rate for class 1 is maintained at RM1, while the new rate for class 2 is RM4.60, class 3 (RM6.90), class 4 (RM1.20) and class 5 remains.
Kajang Seremban Sdn Bhd (LEKAS) announced a toll increase of between 10 sen and RM2 for its Kajang Selatan, Semenyih, Pajam, Mantin, Setul, and Jelebu toll plazas.
There is no toll increase for eight highways managed by PLUS, which are the the North-South Expressway (PLUS), New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE), Federal Highway Route 2 (FHR2), Seremban-Port Dickson Highway (SPDH), North-South Expressway central Link (ELITE), Malaysia-Singapore Second Link (Linkedua), Butterworth-Kulim Expressway (BKE) and Penang Bridge.
Meanwhile, the holder of the Cheras-Kajang concession, GRAND SAGA Sdn Bhd also announced its toll rate hike for all classes of vehicles except for class 5, namely, buses.
The new toll structure at GRAND SAGA encompassed RM1.30 for class 1, RM2.60 (class 2), RM2.60 (class 3) and RM0.70 (class 4).
The new rate involved toll collection system for consumers using the Ninth and 11th Mile Toll Plazas.
For class 5, namely, buses, the toll rate for the Ninth and 11th Mile Toll Plazas were each retained at RM1 and 90 sen respectively.