The new Wilayah Persekutuan vehicle number plate series beginning ‘W1A’ is expected to be introduced in the third week of next month, according to a report by The Malay Mail.

KL Road Transport Department (JPJ) director Mohd Nadzri Osman told the daily that the current series is ‘WYU’. The final series beginning ‘WYY’ is set to be issued in the first week of September.

The new number sequence is as follows – after the ‘WYY’ series ends, the ‘W1A’ to ‘W9999A’ series begins (then ‘W1B’ to ‘W9999B’, ‘W1C’ to ‘W9999C’ and so on until W9999Y). Then the ‘WA1A’ to ‘WA9999A’ series begins, ending at ‘WY9999Y’. Then the ‘WAA1A’ to ‘WAA9999A’ series begins.

So far, there have been 1,400 ‘WYY’ applicants and more than 5,000 ‘W1A’ applicants, Nadzri said. ‘WYY’ bidding ended last Wednesday; ‘W1A’ bidding is set to end this Monday.

The KL JPJ director added that three types of numbers were up for bidding – popular numbers (four digits), fancy numbers (two digits) and golden numbers (one digit).

“The bidding price for the popular numbers starts from RM300, fancy numbers from RM2,000 and golden numbers from RM10,000,” The Malay Mail quoted Nadzri as saying.

Read our previous post for more information on the new Wilayah Persekutuan number plate series.