Nilai Komuter station

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 KB10 
Nilai
汝莱
KTM Komuter regional rail station
Nilai, Malaysia 6.png
The expanded station building at the Nilai commuter Station
Location Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.
Coordinates 2°48′8″N 101°47′58″E / 2.80222°N 101.79944°E / 2.80222; 101.79944
Owned by Keretapi Tanah Melayu
Line(s)  1  KTM Seremban Line (KTM Komuter)
Platforms 2 side platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking Available
History
Opened 1995
Services
Preceding station   KTM Komuter   Following station
towards Batu Caves
Seremban Line

Nilai Komuter station is a KTM Komuter train station, situated close to and named after the old town of Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. The station strictly serves as a two-platform train halt for the Seremban Line KTM Komuter train service.

Design[edit]

The station, as are virtually all small train halts along the Komuter lines, is situated along a double tracked right-of-way. Due to its use as a connection from the KLIA, as well as colleges a distance away, the station receives a substantially large number of passengers throughout its operational hours.

Initially consisting of a small station building with one operational ticket counter and two ticket vending machines, and covered platforms, the station has since undergone significant improvements in 2005 and 2006 to support more passengers.

Interchange[edit]

The station is notable as a link to Sepang, where the Sepang International Circuit and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) are situated. For the former, tents and additional ticket counters are usually prepared in anticipation of an increased influx of passengers during the Malaysian leg of the Formula One tournament.

Prior to the completion of the Express Rail Link (ERL), the Nilai station was the only connecting railway station to the KLIA. KLIA-bound bus services, which typically take up to an hour to reach the airport from Nilai or vice versa, are provided for passengers. Travel to the airport from KL Sentral via Nilai is still cheaper than via ERL services, although much slower. Buses were previously stationed directly in front of the train station before a proper bus depot was completed down the road.

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