KL-MRT-1

Supplementary information regarding the KL MRT Line 2, known as the Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) line, have surfaced, including an overview plan of the entire line along with the total number of stations that, as of now, remain unnamed.

Construction of the line is due to begin in June 2016, with a targeted operational date of currently earmarked for the fourth quarter of 2022. Interested members of the public can view additional details on the line at the offices of the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) and MRT Corp as well as the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) and Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ).

MRT Line 2 SSP Map

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When completed, the SSP Line will link Sungai Buloh and Putrajaya via Serdang. All in all, the 52.2 km-long route will include a total of 36 stations – the average travel time between each stop is expected to take between two to three minutes. End to end, the entire journey would take an estimated 84 minutes.

Of the total 52.2 km distance, a 13.5-km portion of the line will run underground while the remaining 38.7 km of track will be elevated. Also to note that of the 36 stations proposed, 11 will run underground while the other 25 stations are elevated. Additionally, the network will be augmented by a total of Park and Ride facilities.

mrt-ssp-line-chart

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Interchange stations along the line will include the Sungai Buloh terminus that connects the Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line, links to Kepong Sentral, Kampung Batu and Sungai Buloh KTM stations, the Titiwangsa, Chan Sow Lin and Sungai Besi (Ampang/Petaling Jaya) LRT stations, the Ampang Park Kelana Jaya LRT station, the Tun Razak Exchange MRT station and finally, Putrajaya Sentral for the KLIA Express and Transit Line.

Additionally, the Sungai Besi station will serve as an interchange point for the upcoming KL-Singapore High Speed Rail project – terminus for said line will be situated in Bandar Malaysia in Sungai Besi. When it begins operations, the KL MRT SSP Line is expected to serve a catchment population of roughly 2,000,000, with an estimated daily average passenger count of 529,000.