Taman Connaught MRT station is an elevated MRT station is located in Taman Connaught, Bandar Tun Razak constituency in southeastern Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is just walking distance away from the new renovated Cheras Sentral Mall.
It was opened on 17 July 2017 under Phase Two operations of the MRT Kajang Line.
|Stations for MRT Kajang Line|
The Taman Connaught MRT station is one of the stations being built as part of the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) project on the MRT Kajang Line.
This MRT station is on the MRT Kajang Line and was opened on 17 July 2017 under Phase Two operations of the line.
The main landmark for the station is the Cheras Sentral Shopping Centre, once known as Phoenix Plaza.
A link bridge connects the station with the shopping complex.
The Taman Connaught MRT station follows the standard design for elevated stations of the MRT Kajang Line with an elevated concourse level and a platform level above.
|LEVEL 2: MRT platform level|
|Platform 1: MRT Kajang Line towards Kajang|
|Platform 2: MRT Kajang Line towards Kwasa Damansara|
|LEVEL 1: Concourse|
|Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Customer Service Office, Station Control, Shops, pedestrian linkway to Cheras Sentral and Entrance C|
|LEVEL 1: Entrance C|
|Feeder Bus Stop, Taxi and E-hailing lay-by, Jalan 3/144A|
|LEVEL G: Ground level|
|Entrances A and B, Feeder Bus Stops, Taxi and E-hailing lay-by, Jalan Cheras|
Taman Connaught MRT station has a layout and design similar to that of most other elevated stations on the MRT Kajang line (except the terminus and underground stations).
It has the platform level on the topmost floor, consisting of two sheltered side platforms along a double tracked line and a single concourse housing ticketing facilities between the ground level and the platform level.
All levels are linked by lifts, stairways and escalators.
Location of Taman Connaught MRT station
The Taman Connaught MRT station is located above Jalan Cheras near the northern end of the Grand Saga Expressway.
It is close to the Federal Territory – Selangor border.
Around this MRT station, you can find these nearby attractions within short walking distance.
- AhBoy Pasar 巴刹
- Apartment Taman Bukit Cheras
- Aster Residence
- Bukit Cheras Apartment
- Cheras Sentral Mall
- Cheria Heights Apartment
- Maxim Majestic Residence
- Maxim Residences
- Pameran Perabot Today’s Living
- S(E)OUL OUT Korean Restaurant
Note: This is an ongoing update. More places will be added soon.
This MRT station is located in front of Cheras Sentral Mall and in the vicinity of Econsave thus those who live in property near Taman Connaught MRT will enjoy the conveniences of shopping and buying household necessities without going too far away.
Entrances and Exit
The Taman Connaught MRT station has three entrances – Entrance A and Entrance B on either side of Jalan Cheras, and Entrance C at Jalan 3/144A inside Taman Connaught. A link bridge also connects the station via the link bridges to Entrance A and Entrance C with the Cheras Sentral Shopping Mall.
The entrance A is located at west side of Jalan Cheras. It accommodates access to Feeder bus stop, Cheras Sentral Shopping Mall (Ground Floor), Silka Cheras Hotel.
The entrance B is located at east side of Jalan Cheras. It accommodates access to Feeder bus stop.
The entrance C is located at north side of Jalan 3/114A. It accommodates access to Feeder bus stop, Cheria Heights Apartments.
Facilities & services
This MRT station provides the following facilities and services for your convenience.
- Feeder bus
- Public telephone
- Ticket vending machine
- Park and ride
- Public toilets
- Customer service office
- Ramp access
- Tactile tiles
- Disabled-friendly toilets
- Low lift buttons for wheel chair users
- Braille for the lift buttons
- Staff at stations to provide assistance
- Low counters for wheel chair users
Feeder bus services
With the opening of the MRT Kajang Line, feeder buses also began operating linking the Taman Connaught MRT station with Bandar Tasik Selatan, Taman Cheras Awana and Alam Damai.
The feeder buses operate from the station’s feeder bus hub via Entrance A, B, and C.
|T410 – Taman Connaught MRT station (Entrance A) to / from Bandar Tasik Selatan|
|Cheras-Kajang Expressway ➝ SALAK Expressway ➝ Persiaran Mewah ➝ Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) ➝ Jalan Bee Eng 1 ➝ Taman Connaught MRT station (Entrance B)|
|T411 – Taman Connaught MRT station (Entrance B) to / from Taman Cheras Awana|
|Cheras-Kajang Expressway ➝ Jalan Medan Masria ➝ Jalan Coop Cuepacs JB ➝ Persiaran Awana ➝ Jalan Cheras|
|T412 – Taman Connaught MRT station (Entrance C) to / from Alam Damai|
|Jalan 1/144A ➝ Jalan 2/154 ➝ Jalan Desa Cheras ➝ Persiaran Alam Damai ➝ Jalan Alam Damai|
|Taman Connaught MRT station|
|Location||Taman Connaught, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Lines||MRT Kajang Line|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Parking||Available available near the overhead bridge and inside cheras sentral|
|Opened||17 July 2017|
|Owned by||Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd|
|Reference||Taman Connaught station on wikipedia|
MRT stations of MRT Kajang Line
The MRT Kajang Line is the first line of the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Project (KVMRT) that began full operations in July 2017.
The MRT Kajang Line spans a total length of 51km and it runs underground for a distance of 9.5km beneath the centre of Kuala Lumpur while the rest of the alignment is elevated. The line has 30 stations of which 7 are underground station and 1 is provisional station (Bukit Kiara).
The following is a simplified table showing the integrations and connections of MRT Kajang Line with other rail systems to complete the Greater Kuala Lumpur / Klang Valley Integrated Transit System.
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