Hang Tuah terminal to open for short-distance buses on 15 May

TRANSIT notes this article, which states that the temporary bus terminal at Jalan Galloway (Hang Tuah bus terminal) will be opened up to short-distance intracity buses on Saturday, 15 May 2010.

Terminal open for short-distance buses (Streets-NST)
14 May 2010

KUALA LUMPUR: The bus terminal in Jalan Hang Tuah will start operating tomorrow to cater for those on short journeys to Seremban and Tanjung Malim.

Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing Ministry secretary-general Datuk Ahmad Phesal Talib said the facility was to accommodate short-haul express bus services following the four-month closure of Puduraya Terminal for maintenance and renovation works.

“The temporary bus terminal at National Sports Complex in Bukit Jalil will cater for long-distance express buses,” he said in a statement.

For information, call the City Hall Transport Department at 03-2614 4222 or 1-800 883 25. — Bernama

TRANSIT Says:

The use of the bus terminal at Jalan Galloway by short-distance intracity buses was one of the expected results of the shift of express and intercity buses to the Bukit Jalil temporary terminal.

It will be interesting to see how the government is planning on using the bus terminal – as a holding area for buses, or as an actual terminal.

We can only hope that the buses will not be waiting and disrupting traffic near Pasar Seni and the Kota Raya areas.

We will be asking the Federal Territories Ministry for more information.

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