Cheras LRT station is an at-grade LRT station situated near and named after the Kuala Lumpur township of Cheras.
The LRT station is part of the Sri Petaling – Sentul Timur branch of the Sri Petaling Line LRT.
|Stations for Sri Petaling Line LRT
|Chan Sow Lin
|↳ ⇄ Chan Sow Lin
Despite its name, this LRT station is not located within or close to the Kuala Lumpur township of Cheras.
Rather, it is situated between the northern Sungai Besi region, Taman Ikan Emas and Salak South, a kilometre northwest from the nearest border to Cheras.
The station is thus more reachable to users from the aforementioned three areas, as well as Bandar Sri Permaisuri to the south, than Cheras.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 LRT station
This Cheras LRT station is situated between the northern Sungai Besi region, Taman Ikan Emas and Salak South, a kilometre northwest from the nearest border to Cheras.
Around this LRT station, you can find these nearby attractions within short walking distance.
- Bamboo Inn Steam Fish Head
- Bintang Mas Condominium
- Girl and Mommy Curry Mee
- Pasaraya Fresh Grocer
- Taman Ikan Emas
- YY Kitchen 有余小廚
Note: This is an ongoing update. More places will be added soon.
|Cheras LRT station
|Jalan Jelawat Satu and Jalan 3/12, (northern) Sungai Besi-Taman Ikan Emas border, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
|Sri Petaling Line LRT
|2 side platforms
|July 11, 1998
|Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad and operated by Rapid KL
|Cheras station on wikipedia
Summary of stations for Ampang / Sri Petaling line LRT
If you are on the Ampang and Sri Petaling Line LRT, you can:
- Use Ampang / Sri Petaling Line LRT to go KLIA / klia2
- Connect to Kelana Jaya line LRT
- Connect to KL Monorail
- Connect to MRT Kajang Line
- Connect to MRT Putrajaya Line
- Connect to KTM Komuter
- Check train fare
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