Reduced toll charges for Raya, LDP toll-free on National Day

The Damansara-Puchong Highway (LDP) and the Sprint Highway will be offering discounts on Aug 30 and 31 in conjunction with the Hari Raya and National Day.

Happy faces: Sazally (right) with Litrak assistant manager Shah Rizal Mohamed Fawzi together with children from Pusat Jagaan Baitul Hidayah, Puchong, at the Hari Raya shopping treat recently. On Aug 30, those driving on the LDP will only need to pay RM1, a 60sen discount from the usual rate while those travelling on the Sprint will be given a 20sen discount.LDP users will be able to enjoy a toll-free day on Aug 31 in celebration of the country’s 54th Merdeka Day.Ling­karan Trans Kota Sdn Bhd (Litrak) chief executive officer Sazally Saidi said they did not want to miss out on the double festival and wanted to treat road users with discounts.Sazally said about 470,000 motorists used the LDP daily.“We hope with this offer, more road users will travel during this festive period either to visit friends or for holidays with their families,” Sazally said during a Hari Raya shopping treat for orphans from Pusat Jagaan Baitul Hidayah recently.The shopping treat held at Mydin Subang saw about 30 orphans from the Puchong home busy looking for their favourite baju Melayu, shoes and songkok within a budget of RM150 each.The orphans aged between four and 15 were helped by employees of Litrak and Mydin.Sazally said the event, which was part of the company’s corporate responsibility programme, was also held to celebrate festivals such as Deepavali, Chinese New Year and Christmas.