The Land Public Transport Department (SPAD) has confirmed that Prasarana Rail and Infrastructure Projects Sdn Bhd has accepted all necessary approvals to begin operations along the Kelana Jaya and Ampang LRT lines once completed under the Line Extension Project (LEP).

The project, which will be launched on June 30 by the Prime Minister, involves the extension of these lines as part of the government’s initiatives to enhance and integrate the urban public transportation services.

The project’s objective is ultimately to encourage a greater number of public transport commuters raising the modal share from the current 21 percent to 40 percent by year 2030 in line with the target that has been set under the National Land Public Transport Master Plan.

Both lines will pass through some of the most developed and highly populated areas in Klang Valley, connecting at Putra Heights, where an integrated station is developed for the two lines to meet, providing a seamless journey to all commuters.

SPAD CEO Mohd Azharuddin Mat Sah said SPAD would ensure an improvement in the parking situation at some LRT stations as soon as possible.

“In efforts to ease connectivity for passengers, Prasarana has guaranteed to SPAD that steps would be taken to overcome issues related to the parking lot at Station 4 (Subang Jaya) and Station 7 (USJ 7) on the Kelana Jaya LEP as soon as possible,” he said.

 

 

 

 

The Kelana Jaya Line Extension will begin from Kelana Jaya station and pass through 13 new stations, including Ara Damansara, Subang Jaya and USJ before ending at Putra Heights Integrated Station, covering a distance of 17.4km, bringing the total length of the Kelana Jaya Line to 46.4km upon completion.

The project is expected to be completed in second quarter of 2016.

The Ampang Line Extension starts from Sri Petaling Station and passes through Kinrara, Puchong, and ends at Putra Heights in a 17.4km long extension with 12 new stations that would bring the total length of the Ampang Line to 45.1km after completion.



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