The Plaza Rakyat LRT station is an elevated rapid transit station situated in central Kuala Lumpur. The station is located near Pudu Sentral and it is part of the Ampang Line LRT network.

Plaza Rakyat LRT station
Plaza Rakyat LRT station, the stalled miaxed-use development project on the left

If you want to connect to MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line this Plaza Rakyat station is connected to the Merdeka MRT Station via a paid-to-paid pedestrian walkway.

The Plaza Rakyat station is named after and located at the rear of Plaza Rakyat, a large mixed-use development project that was stalled during the economic crisis in 1997.

Plaza Rakyat LRT station
Plaza Rakyat LRT station

Boarding platforms at Plaza Rakyat LRT station
Boarding platforms at station

Due to its proximity with Plaza Rakyat as it was opened, the concourse level of the Plaza Rakyat station was originally intended to directly link the south side of the complex.

Rail track leading to Pudu Sentral
Rail track leading to Pudu Sentral

A 150 metre-long covered pedestrian bridge and walkway was provided to connect the station to the south of the nearby Pudu Sentral. Due to the suspension of the construction Plaza Rakyat project, the pedestrian bridge continues to serve passengers entering and leaving the station.

Covered walkway to Pudu Sentral and Chinatown
Covered walkway to Pudu Sentral and Chinatown

The platforms of the station are linked via escalators to a single concourse area just below the rapid transit line, where tickets are purchased.


Staircase access to concourse level
Staircase access to concourse level

The Plaza Rakyat LRT station is within walking distance to the famous China town and Bukit Bintang areas.

Location of Plaza Rakyat LRT Station

The station is named after and located at the rear of Plaza Rakyat, and it is located along Jalan Pudu.

Location of Plaza Rakyat 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


Faregates at the concourse level
Faregates at the concourse level

Connected linkway between MRT and Plaza Rakyat LRT Station

The Merdeka MRT Station is connected to the Plaza Rakyat LRT Station via a paid-to-paid pedestrian walkway.

Initially meant to be only a connecting station, the Merdeka MRT station now serves as an interchange station, with Plaza Rakyat LRT station on the Ampang / Sri Petaling Line LRT via a paid-to-paid walkway link connecting between both stations.

Connected linkway between MRT and LRT Station
Connected linkway between MRT and LRT Station

The linkway is located on the Plaza Rakyat station's concourse. Passengers are hence not required to purchase separate tickets while interchanging between both MRT and LRT lines.

Connected linkway between MRT and LRT Station
Connected linkway between MRT and LRT Station

The linkway between LRT and MRT station is accessed via Entrance C at the Lower Concourse Level of the station.

LRT - MRT linkway is available at lower concourse level
LRT - MRT linkway is available at lower concourse level
Linkway heading towards the LRT station
Linkway heading towards the LRT station
Linkway to connect the MRT and LRT station
Linkway to connect the MRT and LRT station
Linkway will connect commuters to Plaza Rakyat LRT station's concourse level
Linkway will connect commuters to Plaza Rakyat LRT station's concourse level
Station signage at Plaza Rakyat station
Station signage at Plaza Rakyat station


Check LRT, MRT & Monorail Fare

Check ticket fare from Plaza Rakyat LRT station
From:  station
Go to:  station
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

Plaza Rakyat station statistics
Name Plaza Rakyat station (SP8/AG8)
Address Plaza Rakyat, City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Lines Ampang Line (1996 to present)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking Not Available
Opened December 16, 1996
Owned by Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad and operated by Rapid KL
Reference Plaza Rakyat station on wikipedia

Concourse level at Plaza Rakyat station
Concourse level at Plaza Rakyat station

Concourse level at Plaza Rakyat station
Concourse level at Plaza Rakyat station