Titiwangsa Station

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 ST9   MR11  Titiwangsa

Titiwangsa LRT/Monorail interchange station
蒂蒂旺沙轻快铁/单轨火车转换站
திடிவன்க்ச
Ampang Line rapid transit and KL Monorail stations
Titiwangsa station (Star Line) (exterior), Kuala Lumpur.JPG
The exterior of the Ampang Line's Titiwangsa station's eastern facade.
Station statistics
Address Jalan Tun Razak
Titiwangsa
50400 WP Kuala Lumpur
Coordinates 3°10′23″N 101°41′43″E / 3.17306°N 101.69528°E / 3.17306; 101.69528
Line(s)

Ampang Line

KL Monorail
Connections Bus, Taxi
Structure type Elevated
Levels 2
Platforms Side
Tracks 2 (Ampang Line)
1 (KL Monorail)
Parking Not available
Other information
Opened December 16, 1996 (Ampang Line)
August 31, 2003 (KL Monorail)
Station code  ST9   MR11 
Owned by Syarikat Prasarana Negara
Operator RapidKL
Services
Preceding station   RapidKL LRT   Following station
towards Sentul Timur
Ampang Line
towards Ampang or Sri Petaling
towards KL Sentral
KL Monorail Terminus

Titiwangsa station is a rapid transit interchange station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia that allows for transfers between the Ampang Line rapid transit system (formerly known as Star, and the Ampang and Sri Petaling Lines) at one station, and the KL Monorail (KL Monorail). Seamless physical and fare integration was achieved on 1 March 2012 when the "paid-up" or restricted areas of both the LRT and monorail stations, which previously operated as two separate stations, were linked up, allowing passengers to transfer without needing to buy new tickets for the first time since the monorail became operational in 2003.

Situated at Tun Razak Road (Malay: Jalan Tun Razak) in the district of Titiwangsa, just beside the Pekeliling Flats, the stations are also located close to the Gombak River, as well as an adjoining bus station.

History[edit]

Opened in 1998 as part of the line's second phase of development, the station was intended to connect Titiwangsa to other parts of the city and surrounding areas. Under Phase 2, a 15 km track with 11 stations was built to serve the northern and southern areas of Kuala Lumpur to cater for the Commonwealth Village and National Sports Complex in Bukit Jalil, during the KL Commonwealth Games in 1998.

Railway stations[edit]

Titiwangsa LRT station[edit]

The Titiwangsa LRT station is a rapid transit station along an Ampang Line route shared by trains traveling along the yellow route to Ampang or the green route to Sri Petaling. Opened in 1998 as part of the line's last phase of development, the station was intended to connect Titiwangsa to other parts of the city and surrounding areas. The station, like all stations along the northern stretch of the Star line, is elevated, with platforms located on the top floor and ticketing facilities located on the mid-level.

Titiwangsa Monorail station[edit]

The Titiwangsa Monorail station is a later addition in the area that is intended to connect the Ampang Line with the KL Monorail via a link bridge. The station was constructed over Tun Razak Road and was completed in 2003, serving as the terminal station of the KL Monorail's northern end, with a buffer stop directly after the station. Like the Ampang Line, the monorail station sports somewhat similar level designs. The station is one of two KL Monorail stations that is designated as an interchange to and from the Ampang Line, the other being the Hang Tuah station.

Station layout[edit]

The Titiwangsa LRT station is connected the LRT Ampang Line with the Titiwangsa KL Monorail station (MR11) via a link bridge. The Titiwangsa KL Monorail station was constructed over Tun Razak Road and was completed in 2003, serving as the terminal station of the KL Monorail's northern end, with a buffer stop directly after the station.

Titiwangsa Monorail station is a later addition in the area that is intended to connect the RapidKL LRT Ampang Line with the KL Monorail via a link bridge.

Seamless physical and fare integration was achieved on 1 March 2012 when the "paid-up" or restricted areas of both the LRT and monorail stations, which previously operated as two separate stations, were linked up, allowing passengers to transfer without needing to buy new tickets for the first time since the monorail became operational in 2003.

L2 Ampang Line LRT Platform Level
Side platform
Platform 1 Ampang Line towards  ST11  Sentul Timur (→)
Platform 2 Ampang Line towards  AG8  Ampang or  PH8  Sri Petaling via  AG1   ST1   PH1  Chan Sow Lin (←)
Side platform
KL Monorail Platform Level
Side platform
Platform 1 KL Monorail towards  MR1  KL Sentral (←)
Platform 2 KL Monorail towards  MR1  KL Sentral (←)
Side platform
L1 LRT station Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Office, Ticketing Machine, Station Control, Unpaid Area Escalators to/from Street Level
Paid Area Linkway Paid-area Pedestrian Overhead Walkway Linking Concourses of the KL Monorail and Ampang Line LRT stations
Monorail Station Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Office, Ticketing Machine, Station Control, Unpaid Area Escalators to/from Street Level
G Street Level Titiwangsa Bus Interchange, Escalators to Monorail and LRT Station Concourses

Gallery[edit]

The exterior of the KL Monorail's Titiwangsa terminal station, with the terminating line's buffer stop. 
The platform level of the Ampang Line's Titiwangsa station. 

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