ERL introduces universal access card for rail services

by SULHI KHALID / pic by TMR FILE PIX

EXPRESS Rail Link Sdn Bhd’s (ERL) online booking platform has introduced a new universal access card that could be used for airport transfers, as well as two-day unlimited rides on Rapid KL rail services including the light rail transit, mass rapid transit and Kuala Lumpur (KL) Monorail Line.

ERL said in a statement that the new service is an extension of the rail operators earlier online booking services that was introduced in 2016 via a partnership with Hong Kong-based Klook.

“Our successful collaboration with Klook began in June 2016 when they started offering KLIA Ekspres tickets on their online platform.

“Beginning this year, Klook started offering our KL TravelPass to inbound visitors, further strengthening our partnership with them and supporting tourism arrivals into the country,” ERL CEO Noormah Mohd Noor (picture) said in the statement.

Travellers to KL can now buy their KL TravelPass and KLIA Ekspres tickets on Klook.

Travellers can purchase the KL TravelPass online via Klook and redeem the voucher at any KLIA Ekspres counter.

Klook South-East Asia region GM CS Soon said the company would constantly seek to serve the needs of the modern travellers and this extended partnership with ERL is an important step towards that goal.

“The addition of the KL TravelPass to our platform will provide a seamless and instant booking experience for consumers — creating greater opportunities to discover the unique experiences that KL has to offer,” he said.

In 2018, according to the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, a total of 25.8 million arrivals recorded for the year, bringing revenue of RM84.1 billion to the nation.

For further information on using KLIA Express and the KL TravelPass, travellers can visit the KLIA Ekpres or Klook website.