Klang Komuter station
Klang station's west-bound platform
|Address||Klang, Selangor, Malaysia.|
|Line(s)||Sentul-Port Klang Route (KTM Komuter) (1995 to present)|
|Owned by||Keretapi Tanah Melayu|
The Klang Komuter station (formerly known as the Klang railway station) is a train station serving the KTM Komuter train service in Malaysia. It is located at Jalan Besar, in the southern area of Klang. Parallel to this station is a KTM depot for locomotive and for repairing of freight wagons.
The Klang station is located close to the central part of Klang town. It is serviced by a dedicated taxi and mini bus service. Klang Komuter Station is within walking distance of Klang's Central Bus Hub, which provides connectivity to the whole of Klang and the surrounding areas.
The main station building is a small single storied tiled roofed building that was originally built in 1890 but has undergone numerous renovation works, however the Western colonial architecture of the station remains. Klang station has a side platform part of the main station building and an island platform reachable by a pedestrian bridge.
Recently Klang station has undergone upgrades where taller, and wider canopies have been erected on its island platform to replace its narrower outdated versions. However, the main station building nor its facilities have yet to see any major upgrades.
Klang Station is served by the KTM Komuter service via the Sentul-Port Klang Line.
Besides regular Komuter service, Klang station is also the terminating station for a limited stop Komuter shuttle that ferries commuters to Kuala Lumpur. Currently, this service is done through the use of bi-directional diesel locomotives pulling dead EMUs. At this station its terminus, the diesel engine will accomplish a turnaround, by uncoupling from the EMU and its special generator wagon (which provides electricity to the dead EMU) set. The locomotive will then move itself further up the line and slide itself into another sliding and eventually position itself at the other end of the train as the new head of the train set.