The 51km MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) Line begins from Sungai Buloh station, located to the north-west of Kuala Lumpur, and runs through the city centre of Malaysia’s capital city before ending in Kajang station, a fast developing town to the south-east of the city.
The MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang line 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 31 stations of which seven are underground. You may want to check out some construction pictures of MRT stations.
The MRT Line provides connectivity to other rail lines, as this would allow rail users to transfer from one rail service to another, allowing the reach of the rails services to expand even further through this connectivity.
Overview of MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang line
Announced in 2006, the MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang line was initially planned as a LRT at 43 km in length, linking the densely populated areas of Damansara in the northwest and Cheras in the southeast, through the central business district of Kuala Lumpur city.
After much evaluation and studies, the government then decided to extend the alignment at both ends to Sungai Buloh and Kajang respectively, adding 8 km to the line for a total of 51 km. In addition, the line was changed to an MRT system, with higher capacity trains.
Each train set serving the line have four cars, allowing a total capacity of 1,200 passengers. The daily ridership is estimated to be about 400,000 passengers. Trains will run at a frequency of 3.5 minutes.
A total of 300 feeder buses would be deployed to support 49 routes at 23 MRT stations and the operating hours are from 5.30am to 11.30pm.
The rolling stock is manufactured by Siemens/CSR Nanjing Puzhen in a partnership with SMH Rail Consortium Sdn Bhd. The trains will be driverless with a capacity of 1,200 passengers in a 4-car trainsets formation.
The MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang line is operated by a subsidiary of Prasarana Malaysia Berhad, Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd, which already runs the Ampang / Sri Petaling Line LRT, the Kelana Jaya line LRT and KL Monorail.
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Connect to Ampang / Sri Petaling line LRT
Connect to Kelana Jaya line LRT
Connect to KL Monorail line
Connect to KTM Komuter Line
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Shopping and healthcare along MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line
The completion of the MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang line accommodates easy and convenient access to many shopping malls and hospitals.
Here is a list of the 19 MRT stations along the 31-station Sungai Buloh-Kajang route which provide access to shopping outlets, based on information provided by MRT Corp.
Other shopping spots not mentioned in the infographic are Sunway Nexis and Giant Kota Damansara which are accessible from the Surian MRT station; eCurve and Tesco Kota Damansara from Mutiara Damansara station; Glo Damansara Mall and Hero Supermarket from Taman Tun Dr Ismail station.
In total, there are 43 shopping malls, supermarkets, wet markets and street markets for the convenience of the passengers. Also, there are also around 11 hospitals or healthcare providers along the MRT SBK line.
Summary for stations for MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line
The MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line comprises 31 stations, with 7 stations located along a 9.5 kilometre underground railway system.
The following is a simplified table showing the integrations and connections of MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line with other rail systems to complete the Greater KL / Klang Valley Integrated Transit System.
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Role of MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line
Greater KL / Klang Valley Integrated Transit System – For better visualization of MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line in the integrated system, please review Line 9 – MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line on the following integrated transit map.
The Klang Valley Integrated Transit System consists of the following rail systems that operate seamlessly together: