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50 Per Cent Highway Toll Discount On June 13, 14

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KUALA LUMPUR – The 50 per cent discount on toll charges on major highways in view of Aidilfitri, as announced by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad recently, will take effect from 12.01 am on June 13 up to 11.59 pm on June 14. Concessionaire Kumpulan Lingkaran Trans Kota Sdn Bhd (Litrak) said today the…

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Announcement On Toll Charges Next Week – Zeti

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Council of Eminent Persons is likely to make an announcement on the toll charges as early as next week, says Tan Sri Zeti Aktar Aziz. Zeti, who is part of the council’s five-member team said they would engage in another round of meeting with related agencies and shareholders next week on…

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Toll: Prolintas Offers 10% Discount On Polling Day

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KUALA LUMPUR – Projek Kota Holdings Sdn Bhd (Prolintas) will offer a 10 per cent toll discount on its highway network in conjunction with the 14th General Election (GE14). Its chief executive officer, Datuk Mohammad Azlan Abdullah in a statement today said the expressways under PROLINTAS were Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH), Guthrie Corridor Expressway…

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Highway Users Want Demolition Of Batu Tiga, Sg Rasau Toll Plazas Expedited

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SHAH ALAM – Users of the Federal Highway have urged the authorities to expedite the demolition work of the Batu Tiga and Sungai Rasau toll plazas as the now idle and non-operational toll booths could be hazardous to motorists. An accident at the Batu Tiga toll plaza which claimed the lives of two persons early…

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10% Chrismas Toll Discount At Penang Second Bridge

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GEORGE TOWN – Jambatan Kedua Sdn Bhd (JKSB) is offering a 10 per cent discount on toll rates for all classes of vehicles using the Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge or Penang Second Bridge from 12.01 am to 11.59 pm on Dec 25. JKSB managing director Datuk Mohd Ashari Alias said the discount was…

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Govt To Compensate Two Highway Concessionaires For Toll Abolishment

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Federal government will compensate PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS) for the abolishment of toll collection at Batu Tiga, Sungai Rasau along the Federal Highway and, at the Bukit Kayu Hitam toll plaza in Kedah. The other concessionaire, Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd, which owns the Eastern Dispersal Link (EDL) in Johor, will also…

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Batu 3, Sg Rasau Concession Aggrement Scheduled To End In 2038

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KUALA LUMPUR – PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS) has clarified that based on the 2011 revised concession agreement, toll collection at the Batu Tiga and Sungai Rasau toll plazas in Selangor, are scheduled to end on Dec 31, 2038 and not 2018. In a statement today, it said the announcement by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib…

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No Toll Hike Offer Can Put Road Safety At Risk, Says Safety Expert

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  KUALA LUMPUR – The offer of a no toll hike for 20 years by the takeover bidder of the North-South Expressway (PLUS) can put road safety at risk as it will have problems in financing the sharp rise in maintenance costs, according to an occupational safety expert. Dr Mohamad Syazli Fathi, Deputy Director of…

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‘No Toll Rate Hike For Next 20 Years’

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MAJU Holdings will not raise toll rates for 20 years if its offer to take over highway operator PLUS Malaysia Bhd is successful, said founder and group executive chairman Tan Sri Abu Sahid Mohamad. “The existing concessionaire will run for the next 20 years till 2038. We will maintain the rates until the end of…

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Fadillah Rubbishes Lim’s Accusation On Plus Toll

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KUALA LUMPUR – Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof has refuted DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng’s accusation that the government only looked after its ‘cronies’ by allowing the North-South Highway to continue unjustifiably to collect toll. He hoped the Penang chief minister would spend more time to understand the true situation instead of issuing populist…

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Terengganu Appealing For Lower LPT2 Toll

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KUALA TERENGGANU: The state government will appeal to PLUS Malaysia Berhad for lower East Coast Expressway (LPT2) toll rates, says Mentri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman. The 184-kilometre highway, which started collecting toll since July 15, is charging users a rate of 12 sen per km. “Taking into consideration appeals made by the public, the…

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Kesas Users To Get 10% Toll Discount On Hari Raya

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PETALING JAYA: Konsortium Expressway Shah Alam Selangor (Kesas) is offering a 10% toll discount on the first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri. The discount will start at 12.01am and end at 11.59pm on July 6, 2016, and will be enjoyed by motorists who make electronic transactions at the toll. With the 10% discount, the toll…

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No Final Decision On Higher Toll Rate

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KUALA LUMPUR – There has been no final decision on a higher toll rate for expressways in the country. The vice-president of the Malaysian Association of Highway Concession Companies (PSKLM), Sazally Said, said negotiations on the matter was still ongoing. “Based on the Concession Agreement, several highways are eligible to get a toll increase this…

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10,000 Expected At Tomorrow’s Countdown To Toll-free Sarawak

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KUCHING: Sarawak will celebrate the countdown to 2016 tomorrow with a difference. More than 10,000 people are expected to gather at the Tun Datuk Patinggi Abang Muhammad Salahuddin Bridge here tomorrow night for a countdown to a toll-free Sarawak. The toll collection at the bridge will end at midnight tomorrow. The state government had earlier…

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PLUS Toll Fees May Go Up 5% Come 2016

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KUALA LUMPUR: PLUS Expressway Berhad toll charges may go up by 5% next year under the revised highway concessionaire agreement. Deputy Works Minister Datuk Rosnah Rashid Shirlin (pic) said PLUS would be allowed to raise toll rates by 5% every three years from 2016 until the extended concession period ends in 2038. “However, the Government…

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Higher Transport Costs To Take A Toll On Cost Of Living

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KUALA LUMPUR – Consumer groups are concerned that the increase in toll rates will put more pressure on the cost of living, which has already been escalating in recent years. Beginning Thursday, toll rates at 12 major highways in the Klang Valley rose by between 10 sen and RM6. Federation of Malaysian Consumer Associations Deputy…

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Toll: PSKLM Questions Rafizi’s Proposal

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Association of Highway Concessionaires Malaysia (PSKLM) is questioning PKR secretary-general Rafizi Ramli’s proposal to give priority to concessionaires of existing highways in future road projects in lieu of toll rate hikes. In a statement Wednesday, the association pointed out that in Malaysia there are 31 toll road concessions owned by different…

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Government Should Not Continue To Pay High Compensation To Toll Concession Holders

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KUALA LUMPUR – The government feels it should not continue to pay very high compensation to highway concession companies to keep toll rates from rising, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar. He said the government had to pay RM510 million in compensation for the January to October period this…

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Toll Rates Rise Thursday For Butterworth Outer Ring Road

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KUALA LUMPUR – The toll rates for the Butterworth Outer Ring Road (BORR) will go up by between 10 sen and RM1.60 effective Oct 15 at the Prai, Bagan Ajam and Sg Nyior toll plazas, according to highway concessionaire Syarikat Lingkaran Luar Butterworth (PG) Sdn Bhd. Its general manager (operations), Adnan Ariffin, said today the…

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Toll Rates Up For 12 Major Highways In Klang Valley From Thursday

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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),…

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Only Electronic Payment At 5 Plus Toll Plazas Up North From Noon Tomorrow

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SEBERANG PERAI: Only electronic payment will be accepted at five PLUS Malaysia Bhd toll plazas up north from noon tomorrow. They are the ones at the Penang Bridge, Kubang Semang and Lunas in Penang and Jitra and Bukit Kayu Hitam in Kedah. PLUS Malaysia Bhd general manager (Operations) Norbayati Manap said the move was taken…

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AKLEH Toll Plaza To Go Fully Electronic From Sept 9

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Ampang­ Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH), will have fully electronic toll collection (ETC) at the Datuk Keramat Toll Plaza from 12 noon on Sept 9. This is part of AKLEH’s efforts to provide smoother travel for the highway users, Projek Lintasan Kota Sdn Bhd (Prolintas), its operator, said in a statement today. The move is also in line with the recent announcement by the Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA) on the move to have a fully ETC system. To encourage the use of the system, several…

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5 More Toll Plazas Go Fully Electronic On Sept 9

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KUALA LUMPUR – All toll transactions at the Penang Bridge, Jitra, Bukit Kayu Hitam (North-South Expressway), Lunas and Kubang Semang (Butterworth-Kulim Expressway) toll plazas will be conducted electronically via the PLUSMiles and Touch ‘n Go cards or SmartTAG from Sept 9. PLUS chief operating officer Mohammad Fuad Khusairi said cash-paying commuters passing through these five…

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20 Per Cent Discount On Toll Rate For Vehicles At Sultan Abdul Halim Bridge

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GEORGE TOWN: Jambatan Kedua Sdn Bhd (JKSB), the concessionaire of the Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge is offering a 20 per cent discount of the toll rate on all classes of vehicles from midnight on July 17 to 11.59 pm on July 18. JKSB managing director Datuk Dr Ismail Mohamed Taib said the discount is in conjunction…

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Daily Toll Collection At Batu Tiga And Sungai Rasau Exceed RM350,000

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KUALA LUMPUR: PLUS Malaysia Bhd collected an average of RM378, 486 daily at the Batu Tiga and Sungai Rasau toll along the Federal Highway, said Deputy Works Minister Datuk Rosnah Abdul Rashid Shirlin. Rosnah said the government had continuously restructured the toll charges under the concessionaire to ensure they remained low and did not burden…

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Decision On Toll In Coming Weeks

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KUALA LUMPUR – Matters pertaining to a proposed toll rate increase will be decided in the coming weeks, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. He said discussions on the topic that took place at the Cabinet meeting yesterday did not result in any final decision. Najib, who is the Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman…

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12 Toll Plazas To Go Fully Electronic On September 9

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KUALA LUMPUR – Twelve toll plazas will start using the electronic toll collection system using the PLUSMiles card, Touch ‘n Go or SMARTTag from noon on Sept 9, the Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA) said yesterday. It said in a statement that these toll plazas were the Jitra Toll Plaza, North-South Expressway (PLUS); Bukit Kayu Hitam…

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Highway Toll Fares Might Go Up To 30%

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PETALING JAYA: The Government is seriously mulling a move to raise toll charges by 30%. According to sources, the matter was raised during the Cabinet meeting on Friday. The move is expected to affect at least 16 highways, though the number may rise to 19. If, for example, the toll on the Damansara-Puchong Highway (LDP)…

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CNY: 10 Pct Toll Discount For LSA Users

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KUALA LUMPUR – Users of the Shah Alam Expressway (LSA) will enjoy a 10 per centdiscount on Thursday (Feb 19) in conjunction with the Chinese New Year. LSA concessionaire Kesas Sdn Bhd in a statement here today said the toll discount for Class 1 is from 12.01 am until 11.59 pm on that day. This…

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JB Car Wash Outlets Feel The Toll

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JOHOR BARU – Several car wash outlets in the city have experienced a decline in business following the toll increase on both sides of the Causeway. On Aug 1, Malaysia introduced a new toll at the JB Custom, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) checkpoint, a move reciprocated by Singapore’s Woodlands Checkpoint on Oct 1. The new…

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