Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) will introduce a new online ticketing system from Aug 17.
The new system, known as KTMB Integrated Ticketing System (KITS), was aimed at increasing online ticket sales by being more efficient and secure, and also at reducing congestion at the counters said KTMB chief executive officer, Datuk Kamarulzaman Zainal.
"As such, we want to avoid the problem by using 'cloud' technology, to ease buying of tickets at the counters or via online at home," he told reporters after the KTM Komuter and Electric Train Service (ETS) Anniversary celebration at KL Sentral, here, today.
In line with the celebration, free tickets will be given to the first 25 passengers at all KTM Komuter stations in Klang Valley on Aug 25.
Starting with the route between Rawang, Selangor and Kuala Lumpur on Aug 3, 1995, KTM Komuter had been serving the people for 25 years while this year is the tenth anniversary of the ETS service.
Meanwhile, since it was launched in 2010 between Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh, the ETS has carried more than 23 million passengers and now covering Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Perak, Penang, Kedah and Perlis
Source - Bernama