In conjunction with the official launch of the new MRT Putrajaya Line, all public transportation in the Klang Valley will be free of charge for a month, starting today (16 June 2022). Members of the public will be able to enjoy free rides in all forms of public transportation that is managed by Rapid KL. This includes the MRT, LRT, BRT, Monorail trains as well as the Rapid KL bus services.
The first phase of the new Putrajaya Line MRT will officially start operations today at 3 PM. Phase 1 is 17.5 km long and includes 12 stops / stations i.e. Kwasa Damansara, Kampung Selamat, Sungai Buloh, Damansara Damai, Sri Damansara Barat, Sri Damansara Sentral, Sri Damansara Timur, Metro Prima, Kepong Baru, Jinjang, Sri Delima, and Kampung Batu. The first 3 stations were transferred to the Putrajaya Line from the Kajang Line.
Commuters on the Kajang Line MRT will have to switch at the Kwasa Damansara station to continue on the Putrajaya Line, which will eventually end at Putrajaya Sentral once the line’s 2nd phase is completed. Phase 2 is expected to be ready in January 2023 and will include the following stations: Kentonmen, Jalan Ipoh, Sentul Barat, Titiwangsa, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Raja Uda, Ampang Park, Persiaran KLCC, Conlay, Tun Razak Exchange, Chan Sow Line, Kuchai, Taman Naga Emas, Sungai Besi, Serdang Raya Utara, Serdang Raya Selatan, Serdang Jaya, UPM, Taman Equine, Putra Permai, 16 Sierra, Cyberjaya Utara, Cyberjaya City Centre, and Putrajaya Sentral.
For Phase 1, the trains will arrive at the station every 4 minutes during peak hours. The trains have a capacity of 1,200 passengers per trip. Currently, the rail connectivity includes the KTM Komuter stations at Sungai Buloh, Sri Damansara Timur (Kepong Sentral), and Kampung Batu, as well as KTM at Sungai Buloh (for the Electric Train Service).
Connectivity at the Kampung Batu station also includes the GoKL Maroon Line free bus service which can take you to the Sentul LRT station for onward travel on the Ampang and Sri Petaling LRT lines. These lines also connect at Masjid Jamek to the Kelana Jaya LRT line.