Prasarana seeks feedback on revised Ampang LRT extension railway scheme (Public Display from 27 May 2011 – 27 August 2011) -Update #1

Udpate: Updated with a map showing the area to be adjusted!

Syraikat Prasarana Negara Berhad (Prasarana), the custodian for (some of) the public transport system in the Klang Valley and Penang, has issued the following press release about the 3 months public display for the proposed amendment to the routing for the Ampang LRT line extension – including a relocation of the proposed depot from Kg. Sri Aman to Kg. Kuala Sg. Baru (just across the Klang River) – which begins on 27 May 2011.

The LRT extension route showing the area with the proposed adjustments to the railway scheme - specifically the location of the depot. Image courtesy of LRTextension.com

Click here for a larger version of the image above.

Public Display for the Proposed Amended Section of the Ampang Line LRT Extension (Prasarana.com.my / Bernama)
Kuala Lumpur, 26 May 2011:

Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad (Prasarana) – the custodian of public transportation system for the Klang Valley – is seeking feedback from members of the public over the revised proposed alignment of the Ampang (AG) Line LRT extension project.

The revised proposed alignment would be displayed to the public for comments for a period of three months; beginning tomorrow (May 27), according to a statement by Prasarana.

The display would show the amended section of the alignment between km15.2 and km17.7 and the section where the proposed new LRT depot will be located to Kg. Kuala Sungai Baru. The remaining section of the alignment, from km0.0 to km15.2, was approved on 4 June 2010 by the Minister of Transport, according to Section 8, Railways Act 1991.

The public display will be held at the following two locations:

1. Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat, 13th Floor, Menara Dayabumi, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin
2. Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) Building, Persiaran Perpaduan USJ5, Subang Jaya

The display hours are from 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday. It will be closed on weekends and public holidays. For all feedback and enquiries, the public can call the Project Call Centre at 03- 2267 9898, 8.30am to 5.30pm (Mondays-Fridays) or email feedback@lrtextension.com

The LRT extension project was announced in Budget 2009 and undertaken to further improve the efficiency of public transportation in the Klang Valley. The AG Line will be extended from Sri Petaling Station to Putra Heights via Puchong while the Kelana Jaya (KJ) Line will link Kelana Jaya Station to Putra Heights via Subang Jaya.

Advance works are currently being carried out for both the KJ and AG Lines, involving relocation of telecommunication cables, TNB low voltage (underground) cables, TNB high voltage transmission lines, water mains and sewerage pipes, as well as gas pipelines. Scheduled to be completed in 2014, about 25% of the advance works for the KJ Line Extension has been completed.

TRANSIT Says:

For those who are interested in or affected by the amendment to the routing of the Ampang LRT extension, please ensure that you visit one of the two sites or give your feedback using the email address feedback@lrtextension.com or phone the Project Call Centre at 03-22679898

You can also visit LRTextension.com for more information.

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