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More news on the upcoming KL City Grand Prix that’s due to take place on August 7-9 in the heart of the city. In a statement issued by the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD), several bus services operating within the city will be rerouted to make way for the inaugural race from 6 am on August 7 to 6 pm August 8.

Services affected include the GOKL lines, RapidKL, Setara Jaya and Metro buses along stretches of road that include Jalan Ampang, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan Perak and Jalan P. Ramlee as well as the Ampang corridor and Pandan routes.

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Diversions on GOKL’s Green Line will see the service commence from the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre before heading towards Jalan Pinang, Jalan Kia Peng, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Pudu, Jalan Imbi, Jalan Kampung Pandan, Jalan Barat, Jalan Tun Razak, Jalan Stonor to Jalan Kia Peng and back.

The rerouted Purple Line starts from the Titiwangsa Hub before plying Jalan Pangkor, Jalan Pahang, Jalan Dang Wangi, Jalan Raja Laut and Jalan Ipoh. Refer to the table for a more detailed look at the various stops. GOKL’s Blue Line will be rerouted from the Pasar Seni Hub to Jalan Hang Kasturi, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Jalan Pudu, Jalan Imbi, Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan Tun Perak, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee and Jalan Sultan.

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As for RapidKL (U26, U27, U28, U29, U30, U332), Metrobus (M28, M79) and Setara Jaya (SJ79) services, the rerouting will see buses depart from Jalan Ampang towards Persiaran Binjai, Lorong Kuda, Jalan Tun Razak and back. The U24 RapidKL service will be rerouted from Jalan Raja Chulan to Jalan Tun Perak.

Additionally, Metrobus (M30) and Setara Jaya (SJ30, SJ32) services will be redirected from Pandan towards Jalan Pudu, Jalan Brunei, Changkat Thambi Dollah, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan Pudu and back. Throughout the period, services will utilise existing bus stops along the alternative routes. Services are expected to return to normal on August 9.