KL Monorail

KL Monorail Logo
KL Monorail Logo

KL Monorail is the only functioning monorail service in Malaysia. It serves mainly Kuala Lumpur’s golden triangle area.

Opened on August 31st 2003, the construction was done at a cost of RM 1.18 billion by KL Infrastructure Group (KL Infra). After a series of takeovers, it is now operated by KL Star Rail, a fully-owned subsidiary of Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad (SPNB).

 

Essential information

  • Station count: 11
  • Route length: 8.6 km
  • Service area: Brickfields, Bukit Bintang, Chow Kit, Titiwangsa
  • Driver(s): One (at each end of cab)
  • Typical speed: 60 km/h
  • Doors: Automatic
  • Operator: KL StarRail Sdn. Bhd.
  • Owner: Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad (SPNB)

Stations

Though initially operating with just two-carriage monorails, all stations are constructed to accommodate four-carriage monorail sets. All stations are at above-grade level.

KL Monorail (Source: Wikipedia)
KL Monorail (Source: Wikipedia)
  • KL Sentral (accessible through Nu Sentral indoor walkway) – Transfer to Kelana Jaya Line, KLIA Transit / Ekspres, KTM Intercity, KTM Komuter
  • Jalan Tun Sambathan
  • Maharajalela
  • Hang Tuah – Transfer to Ampang Line
  • Imbi
  • Bukit Bintang
  • Raja Chulan
  • Bukit Nanas – Out-of-system transfer to KL Monorail
  • Medan Tuanku
  • Chow Kit
  • Titiwangsa – Transfer to Ampang Line

Ticket and fare structure

KL Monorail uses unified ticketing system with other RapidKL rail services, such as Kelana Jaya Line and Ampang Line.

Click here to see the ticket and fare structure for RapidKL services.

 

Schedules

Click here to see the schedules for KL Monorail.

 

Rolling stock

For the first phase, KL Monorail utilizes ALWED 2-carriage monorail. It is built in Malaysia, hence the “Buatan Malaysia” logo on the monorail.

Currently, KL Monorail is testing new four-carriage monorail units. It is unknown when the new unit is going to be put on use.

More information

Updated on Aug 23, 2017 @ 6:59 PM.

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