Bukit Nanas Monorail station

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 MR8 
Bukit Nanas Monorail Station
Stesen Monorail Bukit Nanas
咖啡山单轨火车站
புகிட் நனாஸ் Rapid KL (brand)
Rapid KL (brand)
monorail station
Bukit Nanas station (Kuala Lumpur Monorail) (exterior), Kuala Lumpur.jpg
The exterior of the Bukit Nanas station, looking towards the southwest. Bukit Nanas and the lower portion of the Kuala Lumpur Tower are visible in the background.
Location Jalan Sultan Ismail, near the Jalan Sultan Ismail- Jalan Ampang intersection, beside Bukit Nanas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Coordinates 3°9′22″N 101°42′16″E / 3.15611°N 101.70444°E / 3.15611; 101.70444
Owned by KL Infrastructure Group Limited (KL Infra)
Line(s)  8  KL Monorail (2003 to present)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking None
Other information
Station code  MR8 
History
Opened August 31, 2003
Services
Preceding station   Rapid KL   Following station
towards KL Sentral
KL Monorail
towards Titiwangsa

Bukit Nanas Monorail station is a Malaysian elevated monorail train station that serves as a part of the Kuala Lumpur Monorail (KL Monorail), located in Kuala Lumpur and opened alongside the rest of the train service on August 31, 2003. This station was formerly called P. Ramlee Monorail station, which was named after the late P. Ramlee, who was a Malay celebrity in Malaysia.

Location[edit]

KL Monorail approaching Bukit Nanas Station

The station is located at the western tip of Ampang, constructed near and named after Bukit Nanas, where the Kuala Lumpur Tower, a water treatment plant and a forest reserve are situated. The station is located above Jalan Sultan Ismail, directly south from the Jalan Sultan Ismail-Jalan Ampang intersection. The station's two exits are located on both sides of Sultan Ismail Road.

Due to its location, the station is typically busy during rush hours as well as public holidays, weekends and school holidays when patrons use the monorail to reach the Kuala Lumpur Tower.[citation needed] The station is also situated close to several commercial establishments down the roads.

Connecting station[edit]

The Bukit Nanas station is located 300m from the Kelana Jaya Line's Dang Wangi station via foot along Ampang Road; both stations are described by local rapid transit maps as connecting stations between both train services. The connecting stations are not the interchange station or out of station interchange station. Commuter will be charged 2 single way journey fare instead of integrated fare whenever using these connecting stations. However, you will have to exit the station, walk about 2 minutes to the other station's entrance, and buy a new ticket to change lines at this interchange. Because of this, covered walkways were erected along the road, as shelter and as a guide to either stations.