PWTC LRT station

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 AG4   SP4 
PWTC
Light rapid transit (LRT) station
PWTC LRT station.jpg
Other names 布特拉世界贸易中心 (Chinese)
புத்ரா உலக வர்த்தக மையம் (Tamil)
Location Jalan Putra
50350 WP Kuala Lumpur
Coordinates 3°9′59″N 101°41′36″E / 3.16639°N 101.69333°E / 3.16639; 101.69333
Owned by Prasarana Malaysia
Operated by Rapid Rail
Line(s)

 3  Ampang Line

 4  Sri Petaling Line
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Connecting station to  KA04  Putra via 400 meters walking distance.
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Platform levels 2
Parking Not available
Other information
Station code  AG4   SP4 
History
Opened 16 December 1996
Services
Preceding station   Rapid KL   Following station
toward Sentul Timur
Ampang Line
toward Ampang
toward Sentul Timur
Sri Petaling Line

PWTC LRT station is an LRT station in Kuala Lumpur that is served by the RapidKL Ampang Line and Sri Petaling Line. PWTC stands for Putra World Trade Center which is a main convention and exhibition centre in Kuala Lumpur. PWTC has become the preferred venue for local and international conventions, concerts and other prestigious events in Malaysia. The station is located at Kuala Lumpur's Golden Triangle and only 45 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and within easy walking distant of a mall, restaurants, entertainment centres and 3 - 5 star hotels.

Also, about a 400-metre walk from the station, there is the  KA04  Putra Komuter station served by the Seremban Line and Port Klang Line. Sunway Putra Mall shopping complex is located right next to the station.

History[edit]

The station was opened on middle of 1998, as part of the second phase of the STAR system's opening. For the second phase, it consists of a 12 km extension from Chan Sow Lin LRT station in Kuala Lumpur to Sri Petaling and a 3 km extension from Sultan Ismail to Sentul. 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.

Station layout[edit]

The station is a typical elevated Ampang Line and Sri Petaling Line station. The platform level is on the topmost floor, consisting of two sheltered side platforms along a double tracked line; there is a single concourse housing ticketing facilities between the ground level and the platform level. The design is similar to that of most other stations on the line, with multi-tiered roofs supported by latticed frames, and white plastered walls and pillars. All levels are linked by stairways and escalators.

L2
Side platform
Platform 1 Ampang and Sri Petaling Line common route
towards
 AG1  SP1  Sentul Timur (→)
Platform 2 Ampang Line towards  AG18  Ampang or Sri Petaling Line towards  SP31  Putra Heights (←)
Side platform
L1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control, Shops, Bridge to Sunway Putra Mall and  KA04  Putra Komuter station
G Street Level Gombak River, Jalan Putra

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 3°09′59″N 101°41′36″E / 3.16639°N 101.69333°E / 3.16639; 101.69333