Syarikat Prasarana Negara Bhd (SPNB), the state-owned public transport operator, plans to spend up to RM7 billion to extend 2 light rail transit (LRT) lines in Kuala Lumpur.
The 2 extension lines will cover a total of 34.7km and is due to start early 2010 and fully completed by end of 2012.
In line with the extension of LRT lines, SPNB will also embark on fleet expansion.
It was also reported that the Kota Damansara - Cheras Line will begin construction as early as 2011 and completing in 2014.
1. KELANA JAYA LINE EXTENSION (formerly PUTRA)
2. AMPANG/SERI PETALING LINE EXTENSION (formerly STAR)
3. KOTA DAMANSARA - CHERAS NEW MRT LINE
The proposed alignment showed the new line running from Kota Damansara along Persiaran Surian to the Damansara-Puchong Expressway and then heading towards the city centre along the Sprint Expressway, through Bangsar Baru and Jalan Bangsar.
It will then run parallel to the existing Kelana Jaya Line to Nu Sentral in KL Sentral, then Pasar Seni and Masjid Jamek before heading to the Golden Triangle along Jalan Raja Chulan.
The route will then pass Pasar Rakyat in Bukit Bintang and then Jalan Tun Razak where it will join Jalan Cheras.
It will continue along the road and the Cheras-Kajang Expressway to the Balakong interchange near Cheras Batu 11.
There will be around 30 stations along the line, including a few interchange stations. Below is an indication of the proposed alignment:
1. Kota Damansara - Segi College @
Other rail networks mooted for Klang Valley include a possible extension of KL Monorail, extension of KLIA Express to the proposed permanent LCCT, revival of Putrajaya and Bandar Sunway Monorail, Shah Alam Monorail, coastal KL - JB high-speed train and a proposed integrated network connecting urban centres within Selangor by the Pakatan Rakyat government.
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