The Cheras LRT station is an at-grade LRT station situated near and named after the Kuala Lumpur township of Cheras. The station is part of the Sri Petaling - Sentul Timur branch of the Ampang Line LRT.

Cheras LRT station
Cheras LRT station

Despite its name, this Cheras LRT station is not located within or close to the Kuala Lumpur township of Cheras.

Rather, the station is situated between the northern Sungai Besi region, Taman Ikan Emas and Salak South, a kilometre northwest from the nearest border to Cheras.

Boarding platforms at Cheras LRT station
Boarding platforms at Cheras LRT station

The station is thus more reachable to users from the aforementioned three areas, as well as Bandar Sri Permaisuri to the south, than Cheras.

Boarding platforms at Cheras LRT station
Boarding platforms at Cheras LRT station

The station's main access point faces the southeast towards Taman Ikan Emas and is accessible via Jalan Jelawat Satu. In the beginning of its operation, the Cheras station was primarily accessible via a footbridge crossing a ditch.

Ticket vending machines and faregates
Ticket vending machines and faregates

Beginning June 2007, construction work was conducted directly in front of the station, demolishing the original path and requiring a temporary route around the construction site for access into the station.

Cheras LRT station
Cheras LRT station

Until late-2006, the western side of the station was lined along a backroad that branched off Jalan 3/12, and several industrial buildings. The area had since been partially cleared away for the construction of the Kuala Lumpur-Putrajaya Expressway, slated for opening in 2008.


Cheras LRT station
Cheras LRT station

While the station itself is unaffected, access from the west now requires crossing an overhead bridge prepared along with the expressway.

The Cheras station was constructed along two leveled tracks, reusing the now defunct Federated Malay States Railway and Malayan Railway route between Kuala Lumpur, Ampang and Salak South.

The station is also the last station from the terminating Sri Petaling station before a convergence with the Ampang-bound line and the Chan Sow Lin interchange, 1.5 km northward.

The station was opened on July 11, 1998, as part of the second phase of the STAR system's opening, including 7 new stations along the Chan Sow Lin-Sri Petaling route.


Location of Cheras LRT Station

This station is situated between the northern Sungai Besi region, Taman Ikan Emas and Salak South, a kilometre northwest from the nearest border to Cheras.

Location of Cheras LRT Station
Ampang line & Sri Petaling line LRT
Ampang / Sri Petaling Line LRT route map

Stations for Ampang Line LRT
AG18 Ampang
AG17 Cahaya
AG16 Cempaka
AG15 Pandan Indah
AG14 Pandan Jaya
AG13 Maluri ⇄ SBK22
AG12 Miharja
AG11 Chan Sow Lin SP11
AG10 Pudu SP10
AG9 Hang Tuah SP9 ⇄ MR4 SBK17
AG8 Plaza Rakyat SP8 ⇄ SBK17
AG7 Masjid Jamek SP7 ⇄ KJ13
AG6 Bandaraya SP6 ⇄ KA03
AG5 Sultan Ismail SP5 ⇄ MR9
AG4 PWTC SP4 ⇄ KA04
AG3 Titiwangsa SP3 ⇄ MR11
AG2 Sentul SP2
AG1 Sentul Timur SP1

Integration of rail systems
Kelana Jaya Line LRT  LRT Kelana Jaya Line station: KJL-LRT
Ampang Line LRT  LRT Ampang Line station: AGL-LRT
Sri Petaling Line LRT  LRT Sri Petaling Line station: SPL-LRT
KL Monorail  KL Monorail station: MRL
MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang line  MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang: SBK-MRT
KLIA Transit  KLIA Transit station: ERL
KTM Komuter  KTM Komuter station: KA-KB

Cheras LRT station
Cheras LRT station

Cheras LRT station
Cheras LRT station

Cheras LRT station
Cheras LRT station


Check LRT, MRT & Monorail Fare

Check ticket fare from Cheras LRT station
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Kelana Jaya Line LRT  LRT Kelana Jaya Line station: KJL-LRT
Ampang Line LRT  LRT Ampang Line station: AGL-LRT
Sri Petaling Line LRT  LRT Sri Petaling Line station: SPL-LRT
KL Monorail  KL Monorail station: MRL
MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang line  MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line station: SBK-MRT

Cheras station statistics
Name Cheras station (SP12)
Address Jalan Jelawat Satu and Jalan 3/12, (northern) Sungai Besi-Taman Ikan Emas border, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Lines Ampang Line (1996 to present)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking Available
Opened July 11, 1998
Owned by Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad and operated by Rapid KL
References Cheras station on wikipedia

Cheras LRT station
Cheras LRT station


Cheras LRT station
Cheras LRT station

Cheras LRT station
Cheras LRT station

Cheras LRT station
Cheras LRT station