Masjid Jamek LRT station on the Kelana Jaya Line LRT is an underground LRT station located in Kuala Lumpur.
|Stations for Kelana Jaya Line LRT|
|↳ ⇄ Pasar Seni|
|↳ ⇄ Kuala Lumpur|
|↱ ⇄ Masjid Jamek|
|↱ ⇄ Bukit Nanas|
This LRT station is situated near, and named after the Masjid Jamek in central Kuala Lumpur.
Despite being called an interchange station, up until 28 November 2011, there were effectively two Masjid Jamek stations in operational terms.
An elevated Masjid Jamek LRT station served the Ampang Line while an underground Masjid Jamek LRT station served the Kelana Jaya Line, each having their own ticketting systems which were not integrated with each other’s.
Commuters had to exit one system, purchase a new ticket before entering the other system if they wanted to transfer from one line to the other.
Prior to 2006 when a plaza was built above the Klang River linking the stations, Ampang Line’s Masjid Jamek station and Kelana Jaya Line’s Masjid Jamek station were two physically separate buildings.
There were limited pedestrian walkways between the two stations resulting in commuters having to be exposed to the sun and rain, and even having to cross the busy Jalan Tun Perak, just to change from one line to the other.
On 28 November 2011, the fare gates which kept the two systems separated were removed and the plaza which physically linked the two stations became part of the “paid (or restricted) zone” of a physically integrated Masjid Jamek Station.
This opening allowed commuters to transfer from one line to the other without leaving the system for the first time since the two stations became operational.
Location of Masjid Jamek LRT Station
Masjid Jamek LRT station is situated near, and named after the Masjid Jamek in central Kuala Lumpur.
Around this LRT station, you can find these nearby attractions within short walking distance.
- Arenaa Star Hotel
- Central Market
- Chinatown Kuala Lumpur
- Cosmo Hotel Kuala Lumpur
- Dayabumi Complex
- DBKL City Theatre
- Embassy of Nepal, Malaysia
- Exchange Square
- Hotel 1915 Kuala Lumpur
- Hotel Transit Kuala Lumpur
- HSBC Bank Malaysia
- Illusion 3D Art Museum
- Kota Raya
- Kuala Lumpur City Gallery
- Kuala Lumpur Library
- Light Capture Cafe by H.O.N
- Masjid India
- Maybank (KL Main Branch)
- Merdeka Square
- Monster. A Garden Cafe
- National History Museum
- National Textiles Museum
- Piccadilly Cafe
- Pos Malaysia Headquarters
- River of Life
- Saint John Cathedral
- Saint Mary Cathedral
- Sin Sze Si Ya Temple
- Soong Kee Beef Noodles & Low Yau Kee Porridge
- Sultan Abdul Samad Building
- Sultan Abdul Samad Jamek Mosque
- Telekom Museum
- UTC Kuala Lumpur (Pudu Sentral)
Note: This is an ongoing update. More places will be added soon.
|Masjid Jamek LRT station|
|Address||Center of Jalan Tun Perak, Kuala Lumpur.|
|Lines||Kelana Jaya Line, Ampang Line|
|Structure||Kelana Jaya Line LRT|
|Levels||2 (Ampang Line), 3 (Kelana Jaya Line)|
|Platforms||Side platform, island platform|
|Tracks||2 (Ampang Line), 2 (Kelana Jaya Line)|
|Opened||September 1, 1998|
|Owned by||Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad and operated by Rapid KL|
|Reference||Masjid Jamek station on wikipedia|
Summary of stations for Kelana Jaya Line LRT
If you are on the Kelana Jaya Line LRT, you can:
- Use Kelana Jaya Line LRT to go KLIA / klia2
- Connect to Ampang / Sri Petaling line LRT
- Connect to KL Monorail
- Connect to MRT Kajang Line
- Connect to MRT Putrajaya Line
- Connect to KTM Komuter
- Check train fare
- Summary of stations
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