The Plaza Rakyat LRT station is an elevated rapid transit station situated in central Kuala Lumpur.
If you want to switch to a MRT train on the MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang Line, you will be glad to know that this Plaza Rakyat LRT station is connected to the Merdeka MRT Station via a paid-to-paid pedestrian walkway.
The Plaza Rakyat LRT 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.
Due to its proximity with Plaza Rakyat as it was opened, the concourse level of the Plaza Rakyat LRT station was originally intended to directly link the south side of the complex.
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.
The platforms of the station are linked via escalators to a single concourse area just below the rapid transit line, where tickets are purchased.
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.
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.
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.
The linkway between LRT and MRT station is accessed via Entrance C at the Lower Concourse Level of the station.
Check train fare & station statistics
The following is a simple fare calculator that helps you to check the train ticket fare if you are using the Kelana Jaya Line LRT (KJL-LRT), the Ampang Line LRT (AGL-LRT), the Sri Petaling Line LRT (SPL-LRT), the KL Monorail (MRL), and the MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang Line (MRT-SBK).
|Plaza Rakyat (SP8 / AG8) station statistics|
|Address||Plaza Rakyat, City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.|
|Lines||Ampang Line (1996 to present)|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||December 16, 1996|
|Owned by||Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad and operated by Rapid KL|
|Reference||Plaza Rakyat station on wikipedia|
Summary of stations for Ampang / Sri Petaling line LRT
The combined Ampang line and Sri Petaling line LRT network comprises 45.1km of track with 36 stations.
If you are on the Ampang / 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 KTM Komuter
- Connect to MRT Sungai Buloh – Kajang line
- Check train fare
LRT stations for Ampang Line LRT
The Ampang line LRT consists of 18 stations and a trip from Sentul Timur LRT station to Ampang LRT station takes 41 minutes.
LRT stations for Sri Petaling Line LRT
The Sri Petaling line LRT consists of 29 stations and a trip from Sentul Timur LRT station to Putra Heights LRT station takes 74 minutes.
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