Taman Tun Dr Ismail MRT station, also known as the TTDI station, is an elevated MRT station on the MRT Kajang Line serving the suburb of Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur and Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
This 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.
|Stations for MRT Kajang Line|
|Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI)|
It was opened on 16 December 2016 under Phase One operations of the MRT Kajang Line.
The Taman Tun Dr Ismail MRT station has an outlet of the Japanese chain convenience store FamilyMart, located at the unpaid section of the station concourse level.
The station’s location was however the third choice, after two earlier locations received objections during the public display of the line (mandatory under existing laws).
The original location of the TTDI MRT Station was next to the TTDI fire station, which was objected and forced Prasarana (project owner pre- establishment of MRT Corp) to propose shifting it next to the TTDI Wet Market, some 300 metres away.
This too was not popular, and the majority of objections came from residents of Jalan SS20/10 in Damansara Kim across the LDP.
The fear was that parking along the road and area would be congested by future MRT users.
The final location necessitated the acquisition of two Caltex petrol stations on each side of the elevated station.
There was also a small plot of land that could have been the site of a multi-storey park and ride (MSPR) building.
The MSPR was included in the approved plan, but MRT Corp later sought the approval of the Land Public Transport Authority (SPAD) to remove the MSPR.
The odd shape of the small plot available meant that the number of bays were small (less than 120 bays) making the cost per bay too high.
The allotted bays were then added to the Phileo Damansara Station MSPR.
This MRT station has a layout and design similar to that of most other elevated stations on the line (except the terminus and underground stations).
|Taman Tun Dr Ismail MRT station layout|
|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; FamilyMart convenience shop|
|LEVEL G: Ground level|
|Entrances A and B with feeder bus stop, taxi lay-bys and private vehicle lay-bys|
It is designed with 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 Tun Dr Ismail MRT station
Taman Tun Dr Ismail MRT station is located directly above Jalan Damansara and its support columns are located along the median of the road.
Around this MRT station, you can find these nearby attractions within short walking distance.
- Antonio’s Trattoria Calabria
- Brasserie Léon French Restaurant
- Damansara Regional Sewage Treatment Plant
- Desa Kiara Condominium
- Dyson Service Centre & Demo Store (TTDI)
- Farm To Plate Restaurant
- Fish & Noodle House
- Glo Damansara Shopping Mall
- HeroMarket TTDI
- Kenny Hills Bakers TTDI
- KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital
- Manhattan Business Hotel – TTDI
- Medan Selera MBPJ Damansara Kim
- Menara Glomac – TTDI
- Menara LGB TTDI
- Restaurant Sweet Inn
- SS20 Fish Head Chinese Noodles
- Tanah Perkuburan Islam Bukit Kiara
- The Greens at TTDI
- The Locker & Loft
- The Plaza TTDI Condominium
- TTDI Ascencia
- TTDI Wet Market
- Woodfire KL @ TTDI
Note: This is an ongoing update. More places will be added soon.
Entrances and Exits
The Taman Tun Dr Ismail MRT station has two entrances, built on land which were previously petrol stations, and are located on both sides of Jalan Damansara. The feeder bus stops are located at both entrances.
The entrance A accommodates feeder bus stop, taxi and private vehicle lay-by, TTDI Ascencia, Menara Glomac, Glo Damansara, and KPJ Damansara Medical Centre.
The entrance B accommodates taxi and private vehicle lay-by, Jalan Wan Kadir 3, Jalan Wan Kadir 4, TTDI Plaza, Menara LGB, The Residence, and TTDI Market.
Facilities & services
Taman Tun Dr Ismail MRT station provides following facilities and services for your convenience.
- Feeder Bus
- Public toilets
- Public telephone
- Customer service office
- Ticket vending machine
- Side platform
- 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 Tun Dr Ismail MRT station with several residential areas in Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Damansara Utama and Damansara Jaya.
The feeder buses operate from the station’s feeder bus stops at both entrances of the station.
|T813 – Taman Tun Dr Ismail MRT station to / from Petaling Jaya Section SS22
|Jalan Damansara ➝ Damansara-Puchong Expressway ➝ Jalan SS21/56 ➝ Jalan SS21/1 ➝ Sprint Highway ➝ Jalan SS22/23 ➝ Jalan SS22/43 ➝ Jalan SS22/41|
|T814 – Taman Tun Dr Ismail MRT station to / from Taman Tun Dr Ismail|
|Jalan Wan Kadir 5 ➝ Jalan Dato Sulaiman ➝ Persiaran Zaaba ➝ Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi 2 ➝ Jalan Athinahappan ➝ Damansara-Puchong Expressway ➝ Sprint Highway|
|Taman Tun Dr Ismail MRT station|
|Location||Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Lines||MRT Kajang Line|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||16 December 2016|
|Owned by||Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd|
|Reference||Taman Tun Dr Ismail 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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