KLIA Transit

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KLIA Transit
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KLIAtransit at KLIA.jpg
KLIA Transit trainset at currently disuse station platform dedicated for KLIA Transit at KLIA.
Overview
Type Commuter rail (Airport rail link)
System Semi-automatic train operation (STO)
Locale Kuala Lumpur - Bandar Tasik Selatan - Putrajaya - KLIA
Stations 6
Daily ridership 17,799 (2015)
Ridership 6.496 million (2015)[1]
(Increase 2.9%)
Line number  8  (teal) SPAD rail map
Operation
Opened 14 April 2002
Owner Express Rail Link
Operator(s) Express Rail Link
Conduction system With driver
Rolling stock Desiro ET 425 M Electric Multiple Unit
Technical
Line length 57 km
Track gauge 1 435 mm Standard gauge

KLIA Transit is a commuter rail service in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia between Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).[2] The service is one of the two services on the Express Rail Link (ERL), sharing the same tracks as the KLIA Ekspres. KLIA Transit stops at all stations along the line, while KLIA Ekspres runs non-stop between KL Sentral and KLIA. The ERL is operated by Express Rail Link Sdn. Bhd.

The line is one of the components of the Klang Valley Integrated Transit System.

Line information[edit]

Stations[edit]

There are six stations served by KLIA Transit. They are, from north to south:

Name Type Notes
KL Sentral Side Connection to Kelana Jaya Line, KTM Komuter (Seremban Line and Port Klang Line), KTM Intercity, KTM ETS and walking distance to KL Monorail.
Bandar Tasik Selatan Side Connection to Sri Petaling Line and KTM Komuter (Seremban Line).
Cyberjaya/Putrajaya Side
Salak Tinggi Side
KLIA Island
klia2 Island

At KL Sentral, the two side platforms of the ERL are accessed from different parts of the station. The KLIA Ekspres platform is accessed from the KL City Air Terminal (KL CAT) while the KLIA Transit platform is accessed from the main Transit Concourse at Level 1. At KLIA and klia2, both KLIA Ekspres and KLIA Transit use the same island platform, with each service serving only one side of the platform.

History[edit]

KLIA Transit began operations on 20 June 2002.

Accidents[edit]

On 24 August 2010, Express Rail Link suffered their first reported accident in which 3 passengers were injured. Two ERL trains collided at Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Of the trains involved one of them was about to depart at 9.45pm for Kuala Lumpur International Airport while the other train, which was empty, rammed into its rear.[3][4]

Other information[edit]

Journey[edit]

  • Distance: 57 kilometres from KL Sentral to KLIA
  • Duration: 36 minutes
  • Train Frequency: Once every twenty minutes(peak hours), Once every half-hour(non-peak hours, weekends)
  • Departure Times:
KL Sentral
First train at 0533hrs
Last train at 0003hrs
KLIA
First train at 0552hrs
Last train at 0100hrs

Fares[edit]

ERL KLIA Transit's contactless smart ticket front & back

Fares depend on the direct train service and the distance travelled. Seat reservation is not required. The KLIA Transit fares for KL Sentral-KLIA and KLIA-KL Sentral are the same as KLIA Ekspres however both train service tickets are not interchangeable. There are 30% reduced fares for senior citizens & OKU card holders, though this reduction applies only to Malaysian citizens. Children below two years may travel for free.[5]

Check-in facilities are not available at KLIA Transit stations. However, passengers holding KLIA Ekspres tickets are allowed to check-in luggage for several airlines at the KL CAT in KL Sentral.

The following is the fare structure for a one-way trip since 14 April 2002 and additional station on May 2014 with the opening of KLIA2:

KLIA Transit One-way Fares for Adult and Child (2-12 years)
Sector KL Sentral Bandar
Tasik
Selatan
Putrajaya &
Cyberjaya
Salak
Tinggi
KLIA
Bandar Tasik
Selatan
RM4.20
RM2.00
Putrajaya &
Cyberjaya
RM9.50
RM4.50
RM5.30
RM2.50
Salak Tinggi RM12.50
RM6.00
RM8.30
RM4.00
RM3.00
RM1.50
KLIA RM35.00
RM15.00
RM26.50
RM13.00
RM6.20
RM3.00
RM3.20
RM1.60
KLIA2 RM35.00
RM15.00
RM26.50
RM13.00
RM6.20
RM3.00
RM3.20
RM1.60
RM2.00
RM1.00

The following is the fare structure for a one-way trip with effective January 2016:[6]

KLIA Transit One-way Fares for Adult and Child (2-12 years)
Sector KL Sentral Bandar
Tasik
Selatan
Putrajaya &
Cyberjaya
Salak
Tinggi
KLIA
Bandar Tasik
Selatan
RM6.50
RM2.90
Putrajaya &
Cyberjaya
RM14.00
RM6.30
RM8.00
RM3.60
Salak Tinggi RM18.30
RM8.20
RM12.40
RM5.60
RM4.70
RM2.10
KLIA RM55.00
RM25.00
RM38.40
RM17.30
RM9.40
RM4.20
RM4.90
RM2.20
KLIA2 RM55.00
RM25.00
RM38.40
RM17.30
RM9.40
RM4.20
RM4.90
RM2.20
RM2.00
RM1.00

Frequent users have the options of buying weekly or monthly passes called "KLIA Transit Travel Card". The holders of these cards enjoy discounted fares as follows, as of May 2011:-

a) Card purchased for departure from Putrajaya station to the following arrival station:-

  • KL Sentral (Weekly card cost RM 75.00, and Monthly card cost RM 285.00)
  • Bandar Tasik Selatan (Weekly card cost RM 60.00, and Monthly card cost RM 160.00)
  • Salak Tinggi (Weekly card cost RM 30.00, and Monthly card cost RM 90.00)
  • KLIA (Weekly card cost RM 60.00, and Monthly card cost RM 185.00)

b) Card purchased for departure from KLIA station to the following arrival station:-

  • KL Sentral (Weekly card not available for sale, and Monthly card cost RM 300.00)
  • Bandar Tasik Selatan (Weekly card not available for sale, and Monthly card cost RM 250.00)
  • Putrajaya & Cyberjaya (Weekly card not available for sale, and Monthly card cost RM 185.00)
  • Salak Tinggi (Weekly card not available for sale, and Monthly card cost RM 130.00)

c) Card purchased for departure from Salak Tinggi station to the following arrival station:-

  • KL Sentral (Weekly card not available for sale, and Monthly card cost RM 285.00)
  • Bandar Tasik Selatan (Weekly card not available for sale, and Monthly card cost RM 250.00)
  • Note: Other arrival stations are not available for card purchase from this departure station

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