Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya MRT line

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Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya Line
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MRT SSP Platform at Kwasa Damansara.jpg
MRT SSP Platform 3 at SBK04 Kwasa Damansara
Overview
Native name Laluan MRT Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya
Type Rapid transit
System KVMRT Line 2 (MRT2)Cityflo 650 CBTC
Status Under construction
Termini Kwasa Damansara
Kampung Baru (Phase 1)
Putrajaya Sentral (Phase 2)
Stations 37
Services Sungai BulohKuala LumpurSerdangPutrajaya
Line number  12  Gold
Website mymrt.com.my
Operation
Planned opening Phase 1: July 2021; 3 years' time (2021-07)
Kwasa DamansaraKampung Batu
Phase 2: July 2022; 4 years' time (2022-07)
Kampung BatuPutrajaya Sentral
Owner Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT Corp)
Conduction system Automated and driverless
Depot(s) Sungai Buloh Depot & Serdang Depot
Rolling stock 58 Hyundai Rotem four-car trains
Proposed rolling stock image
Technical
Line length 52.2 km (32.4 mi)
Elevated: 38.75 km (24.08 mi)
Underground: 13.5 km (8.4 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification Third rail, 750 VDC
Route map
GKLKV Integrated Transit Map -KwongTN.svg

The MRT Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya line will be the twelfth rail transit line, the fourth fully automated and driverless rail system in Klang Valley area. It is a part of the larger rail transport system in Kuala Lumpur known as Greater KL/Klang Valley Integrated Transit System. The line is numbered 12 and coloured gold on transit map.

It is one of three planned rail lines under Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Project by MRT Corp. The Phase 1 between Kwasa Damansara and Kampung Batu expected to be operational by July 2021. The remaining line is expected to be operational in 2022.

The approved rail alignment is 52.2km in length, of which 13.5km is underground. A total of 37 stations, 11 of them underground, will be built. The line will stretch from Sungai Buloh to Putrajaya and will include densely populated areas Sri Damansara, Kepong, Batu, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Jalan Tun Razak, KLCC, Tun Razak Exchange, Kuchai Lama, Seri Kembangan and Cyberjaya. It is expected to have a ridership of 533,000 passengers per day once completed.

Chronology[edit]

SBK04 Kwasa Damansara cross-platform interchange station between Sungai Buloh–Kajang Line and the Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya line will commence in 2021.
SBK04 Kwasa Damansara station Level 2 island platform
SBK04 Kwasa Damansara level and platform signage, showing platforms 3 and 4 dedicated for the Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya line.
Tun Razak Exchange Station Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya line future platform
  • 13 October 2014 – The 2nd MRT line is now planned to be from Sungai Buloh, Selayang to Pandan;[1] instead of from Kuala Lumpur to Port Klang.[2][3][4]
  • 3 December 2014 – During a briefing of the 1st MRT line, the MRT CEO revealed more details about the 2nd line. He had said that the line will be 59.5 km long with 49.3 km will be elevated and 10.2 km will be underground. There will be 40 stations where 31 will be elevated and 9 will be underground. Construction is expected to begin by November 2015 will approval and public discussion starts in early 2015.[5][6]
  • 12 February 2015 – MRT Corp prepares tender for MRT2, project display in Q2.[7]
  • 16 March 2015 – MRT2 from Sungai Buloh to Putrajaya has been approved by the Federal government.[8] The project was allocated RM23 billion in the Budget 2015.[9]
  • 2 April 2015 – New alignment for MRT2 proposed.[10] The alignment south of Tun Razak Exchange was then altered drastically to provide connectivity with the proposed High Speed Rail project. With this revision, the line stands at 52.2 km long with a total of 36 stations. Of these, 11 are underground while 25 are elevated.
  • 22 April 2015 – Department of Environment (DOE)'s Detailed Environment Impact Assessment (DEIA) for MRT2 (SSP Line) (Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Line) is available for download from their website.
  • 14 May 2015 – Details of MRT2 project on public display start on 15 May 2015. The public can visit the SPAD office, MRT Corp offices, Kuala Lumpur City Hall, Selayang Municipal Council and Petaling Jaya City Council, with roadshows, primarily at shopping malls near the MRT2 alignment.[11]
  • 12 August 2016 – On the MRT2 project, the groundbreaking ceremony was expected to be held at end of the month of August 2016 or early September 2016. [12]
  • 15 September 2016 – Construction on the SSP line launched with a ground breaking ceremony at the site of the future Putrajaya Sentral MRT station by Prime Minister Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak.[13]
  • 31 March 2017 – The line is 5.3% completed. [14]

Stations[edit]

Following the initial proposal during the public display period, 37 stations have been approved along 52.2 km of track.[15]

The stations listed below are as displayed on the government website for the draft environmental impact assessment.[16] All the station names are interim and subject to change.

Code Working Name Platform type Position Park & Ride Interchange/Notes
 SBK04  Kwasa Damansara Stacked Island Elevated yes Kwasa Damansara station is built as an elevated station that is part of the Sungai Buloh–Kajang Line and the Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya Line and serves as cross-platform interchange station between the two lines. Google Maps. When the Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya Line operations commence in 2021, the service will begin from Kwasa Damansara Station. This brings the total no. of stations for the Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya Line to 39 including Kwasa Damansara, Kampung Selamat and Sungai Buloh station which are being built under the Sungai Buloh–Kajang Line. Therefore, the Sungai Buloh–Kajang Line will also begin from Kwasa Damansara station. This will reduce the number of stations for the Sungai Buloh–Kajang Line from 31 to 29 stations.
 SBK03  RRI Side Elevated Reserved station
 SBK02  Kampung Selamat Side Elevated
 SBK01  KA09  Sungai Buloh Island Elevated yes Exit paid area station to Seremban Line and KTM ETS services.
Stage 1 Opening 2021
 SSP01  Damansara Damai Island Elevated yes
 SSP02  Sri Damansara West Island Elevated yes
 SSP03  Sri Damansara East Side Elevated yes .
 SSP04  KA08  Kepong Sentral Island Elevated yes Exit paid area station to Port Klang Line.
 SSP05  Metro Prima Island Elevated
 SSP06  Kepong Baru Island Elevated
 SSP07  Jinjang Island Elevated yes
 SSP08  Sri Delima Island Elevated
 SSP09  KC03  Kampung Batu Island Elevated Exit paid area station to Seremban Line.
Stage 2 Opening 2022
 SSP10  KC02  Kentonmen Side Elevated yes
 SSP11  Jalan Ipoh Island Elevated
 SSP12  Sentul West Island Underground Interchange with proposed Circle Line.
 SSP13  SP3  AG3  MR11  Titiwangsa Island Underground Interchange station to Sri Petaling Line and KL Monorail.
 SSP14  Hospital Kuala Lumpur Island Underground
 SSP15  Kampung Baru North Island Underground
 SSP16  KJ9  Ampang Park Stacked Side Underground At first, the construction of the station will require demolition of the Ampang Park mall, much to the dismay of shop owners[17]. As of now, the station plan will be judged whether the mall will be demolished, allowing an interchange to the existing LRT station[18].
 SSP17  KJ10  KLCC East Stacked Side Underground Though not exactly an interchange, it will be within walking distance to KLCC Station on the Kelana Jaya Line.
 SSP18  Conlay Island Underground
 SSP19   SBK20  Tun Razak Exchange Stacked Island Underground Located nearby the proposed Kuala Lumpur International Financial District (KLIFD)[19]
Cross-platform interchange with Sungai Buloh–Kajang Line.
 SSP20   AG11  SP11  Chan Sow Lin Island Underground Interchange with Ampang Line & Sri Petaling Line.
 SSP21  Bandar Malaysia North Island Underground
 SSP22  Bandar Malaysia South Island Underground Interchange with proposed KLS HSR line, future KLIA Transit.
 SSP23  Kuchai Lama Island Elevated yes
 SSP24  Taman Naga Emas Island Elevated yes
 SSP25  SP16  Sungai Besi Side Elevated yes Interchange with Sri Petaling Line.
 SSP25A  Technology Park Island Elevated yes Provisional.
 SSP26  Serdang Raya North Island Elevated yes
 SSP27  Serdang Raya South Island Elevated yes
 SSP28  Seri Kembangan Island Elevated
 SSP29  Universiti Putra Malaysia Island Elevated yes
 SSP30  Taman Universiti Side Elevated Provisional station for future use.
 SSP31  Equine Park Island Elevated yes
 SSP32  Taman Putra Permai Island Elevated
 SSP33  16 Sierra Island Elevated
 SSP34  Cyberjaya North Island Elevated yes
 SSP35  Cyberjaya City Centre station Island Elevated
 SSP36   Putrajaya Sentral Island Elevated yes Interchange with KLIA Transit & proposed Putrajaya Monorail.

Rolling stock[edit]

The rolling stock will be provided by HAP Consortium with consists of Hyundai Rotem, Apex Communications and POSCO Engineering. The trains are assumed to be driverless with a capacity of 1,200 passengers in a 4-car trainsets formation.[20]

Car length (over coupler): 18.6 m to 20.1 m

Number of passenger doors per car side / door width: 4 / 1400 mm

Traction power supply: 750 VDC, 3rd rail

Exact rolling stock details have not yet been released.

The 4-car trainsets will be maintained at 2 purpose built facilities, Sungai Buloh and Serdang depots, located nearby Kwasa Damansara and the proposed Taman Universiti stations respectively.[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Original plan was for new MRT2 to start from Sg Buloh and not Selayang". The Star Online. 
  2. ^ "Draft Urban Rail Development Plan" (PDF). Draft Greater KL/ Klang Valley Land Public Transport Master Plan. SPAD. Retrieved 2012-02-22. 
  3. ^ "Gamuda, MMC likely to get RM24.9bil KVMRT 2 tunnelling job". The Star. 2013-05-15. 
  4. ^ "KVMRT Line 2". KVMRT. 2013-05-19. 
  5. ^ Ch'ng, Brenda (3 December 2014). "Building of new MRT second line to begin next November". The Star. Star. Star Publication. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "New alignment for Sg Buloh-Putrajaya MRT line proposed". The Star Online. 
  7. ^ "MRT Corp prepares tender for Line 2, project display in Q2". thestar.com.my. 
  8. ^ "MRT Line 2 from Sg Buloh to Putrajaya gets green light". The Rakyat Post. 
  9. ^ "Budget 2015: Boon for construction". The Star Online. 
  10. ^ "New alignment for Sg Buloh-Putrajaya MRT line proposed.". The Star Online. 
  11. ^ "Details of MRT2 project on public display tomorrow". The Star Online. 
  12. ^ "MRT Corp to submit Line 3 study to govt by year-end – Business News | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 2016-08-17. 
  13. ^ "PM launches RM32b second MRT line to turn Klang Valley into world class city". 2016-09-15. Retrieved 2017-06-01. 
  14. ^ "MMC Gamuda Media Statement" (PDF). MRT SUNGAI BULOH – SERDANG – PUTRAJAYA LINE PROGRESSING AS SCHEDULED. 27 Feb 2017. 
  15. ^ http://www.doe.gov.my/eia/wp-login.php?redirect_to=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.doe.gov.my%2Feia%2Feia-reports-under-review-peia-deia%2F&reauth=1
  16. ^ http://ekas.doe.gov.my/ekas/eia/download_under_approved.php?s_JENIS_LAPORAN=DEIA&s_NEGERI=10&ID=13380
  17. ^ http://www.thestar.com.my/metro/community/2017/04/06/dont-tear-down-ampang-park-for-mrt/
  18. ^ http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/mrt-corp-ampang-park-land-acquisition-in-courts-hands
  19. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=kXdbG7I7_dQ#t=31s
  20. ^ http://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2016/05/12/mrcb-ijm-apex-among-winners-of-rm4b-mrt-line-2-jobs/
  21. ^ Progress Report (PDF). MRT Corp. 2012. p. 13. 

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