When it comes down to taking a ride on public transport, common courtesy is key to ensure that every passenger gets to enjoy the convenience of a public bus or subway train. Despite that, passengers continue to leave train carriages and busses in a state of disarray by littering or leaving stains on seats, even in light of repeated warnings by service operators.
Woman drenches MRT floor by washing her hands
But one woman recently appears to have taken things to a whole new level, after commuters on a local MRT train caught her throwing caution to the wind before washing her hands on the carriage. The video clip, which was shared by public transportation service operator RapidKL, was accompanied by a Tweet to remind passengers to not to emulate the woman’s actions.
“We have not upgraded our trains to be used as a place to wash your hands. Please do not emulate her actions, and let us all aspire to become more responsible and ethical when riding aboard the train.”
Kami tidak pernah upgrade tren kami untuk dijadikan tempat membasuh tangan. Harapan kami, jangan tiru aksi/perbuatan ini dan semoga semua penumpang lebih bertanggungjawab dan beretika ketika menaiki tren. pic.twitter.com/3aPGzTptJP
— Ask Rapid KL (@AskRapidKL) December 1, 2021
In the short clip, the woman could be seen removing a bottle of water from her tote bag before uncapping it and tipping its contents over her other hand. Blithely indifferent towards the fact that she would inevitably cause a mess on the train’s floors, she proceeded to wash her hand, leaving rivulets of water to puddle and trickle along the train carriage. Her mask also appears to be tucked under her nose.
Mess asides, the water could also pose as a potential slipping hazard to those who are standing on-board the train, or for those who are handicapped.
Netizens call her out for inconsiderate behaviour
Netizens were similarly unimpressed, with many condemning the woman’s lack of common sense and courtesy.
“She might as well just shower on the coach.”
“Don’t let her ride the train again. Idiot.”
“Her behaviour is awful!”
“Some people really don’t have common sense.”
For more stories like this, follow us on Facebook!