Tun Sambanthan Monorail station

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 MR2 
Tun Sambanthan Monorail Station
Stesen Monorel Tun Sambanthan
敦辛班丹单轨火车站
துன் சம்பந்தன் Rapid KL (brand)
Kuala Lumpur Monorail station
Tun Sambanthan station (Kuala Lumpur Monorail) (exterior), Kuala Lumpur.jpg
The exterior of the Tun Sambanthan monorail station, as seen towards the southeast.
Location South side of the Jalan Tun Sambanthan 4-Jalan Tebing intersection, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Coordinates 3°7′53″N 101°41′26″E / 3.13139°N 101.69056°E / 3.13139; 101.69056
Owned by KL Infrastructure Group Limited (KL Infra)
Line(s)  8  KL Monorail (2003 to present)
Platforms 2 side platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking None
Other information
Station code  MR2 
History
Opened August 31, 2003
Services
Preceding station   Rapid KL   Following station
Terminus
KL Monorail
towards Titiwangsa

Tun Sambanthan Monorail station, formerly Sultan Sulaiman monorail station, is a Malaysian elevated monorail station that forms a part of the Kuala Lumpur Monorail (KL Monorail) line[1] located in Kuala Lumpur and opened alongside the rest of the line and other adjoining monorail stations on August 31, 2003.

Situated at the south side of the Jalan Tun Sambanthan 4-Jalan Tebing (Malay; English: Tun Sambanthan Road 4-River Bank Road) intersection in the Brickfields district of Kuala Lumpur, the station resides at the western bank of the Klang River (or the left bank of the river), just beside Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL),[2] and the Malaysian Association of the Blind (MAB) opposite Jalan Tun Sambanthan 4. The station is situated close to a pedestrian bridge that crosses the Klang River, connecting the area to Jalan Syed Putra (Syed Putra Road) that adjoins the Federal Highway and the Kuen Cheng Girls School just opposite the river. The station has only one exit which connects to the west side of Jalan Tebing.

The station is named after V. T. Sambanthan, a notable figure in the Malaysian Indian Congress. Jalan Tun Sambanthan (Tun Sambanthan Road), a main road in Brickfields, is also named after V. T. Sambanthan and is the location of the preceding KL Sentral monorail terminus.[3]

KL Monorail at Tun Sambanthan station

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