KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur
The main part of KL Sentral is Stesen Sentral (Sentral Station), the transportation hub. This 9.3 acres lot has a built up space of half a million square feet. It is designed to cater up to 100 million passengers per year.
Quick Facts about KL Sentral
- Area: 72 acres of freehold commercial and residential properties
- Phase of Development:
- Development started: 1997
- Sentral Station opened: 2001
- Scheduled completion: 2015
- Designer: Kisho Kurogawa, who also designed KLIA
- Estimated cost of development: RM4 billion
- Target capacity: 100 million passengers /year
- Number of land parcels: 14 (named Lots A to N)
- Developer: Kuala Lumpur Sentral S/B. Given rights to develop the surrounding area in exchange for building the 9.3 acres Sentral Station
- Integration with: KL Monorail, KTM Intercity, KTM Commuter, Kelana Line LRT, KLIA Express and KLIA Transit
- Rental rates: from RM3.80 psf
- Tenant occupancy rate: 100%
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KL Sentral Station Building - The Heart of KL Sentral
The 5-level building has:
- 28 rail tracks
- 12 for passenger tracks
- 14 for maintenance tracks
- 2 for freight tracks
- 12 platforms in the main station
- 4 KTM Intercity
- 4 for KTM Komuter
- 2 Express Rail Link (ERL)
- 2 for Kelana Line LRT
- Capacity: 100 million passengers per year
Master Plan of KL Sentral
Kuala Lumpur Sentral features a self-contained city within a city concept comprising of:
- corporate office towers and business suite
- international hotels
- luxurious condominiums
- a shopping mall and
- an international exhibition, convention and entertainment center.
The designer, Kisho Kurokawa, who also designed the main building of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport or KLIA, is responsible for this concept of space, light and greenery. There will be spacious plazas, indoor courtyards, sidewalk cafes, shops, restaurants and pedestrian walkways interspersed with landscaped green buffer zones, creating a sense of harmony that blends functionality with technology and accessibility.
Lot H - Stesen Sentral Transportation Hub
The main part of KL Sentral is Stesen Sentral (Sentral Station), the transportation hub. This 9.3 acres lot has a built up space of half a million square feet. It is designed to cater up to 100 million passengers per year. The passenger traffic has currently reached 40 million.
It will consist of:
- Tanjung Malim to Seremban line
- Port Klang to Batu Caves line
- From Singapore to Bangkok in Thailand
Kelana Jaya Line
- Formerly called the Putra Line. Runs from Putra Terminal in Gombak to Kelana Jaya Terminal in Kelana Jaya.
- Linking KLIA with KL Sentral with a fast non-stop train
- Linking KL Sentral with Bandar Tasik Selatan, Putrajaya, Salak Tinggi and KLIA
- Rapid KL busses
- Genting express busses
- AirAsia, Aeroline and other express busses to KLIA and LCCT
Food and retail outlets
KTM maintenance depot
Directory of Stesen Sentral
- Transit Concourse for
- KTM Komuter
- KLIA Transit
- KLIA Ekspress
- KL City Air Terminal or KL CAT
- Kelana Jaya LRT
- Food and retail outlets
- KTM Intercity
- Food Court
- VIP Lounge
KL City Air Terminal or KL CAT
A virtual extension of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Recognised by International Air Transport Association (IATA) as a city destination, with the code XKL. Officially opened, with KLIA Ekspres rail line, on 14 April 2002.
Currently passengers flying Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Emirates Airline and Royal Brunei Airlines can check in their luggage at KL CAT. The minimum check-in time is two hours before flight departure time. Passengers on other airlines may check in at KL CAT if the airline they are traveling on offers it specifically. If you are traveling with these other airlines, I would advise you to confirm with them first. There are plans to offer luggage check-out service but do be patient at this time.
- Lot A
- 40 Storey CIMB Building
- Lot B
- proposed financial precincts. No construction yet.
- Lot C
- St Regis Hotel Expected completion 2014. Will have 200 guest rooms and 200 residetial units.
- Lot D
- 60-storey Residential Tower Will face National Museum, Lake Gardens and the city centre. Construction will commence soon.
- Lot E
- Entertainment Hub and convention centre. Development is under way.
- Lot F
- Future office block. Currently, the area is used for a furniture exhibition mall and Food and Beverage centre.
- Lot G
- The Integrated Centre. Will consist of 1,200,000 sf. shopping complex, 600,000 sf office block, 500,000 sf. serviced apartments, and a 546,000 sf. 3-star hotel. Will be integrated with KL Monorail Sentral station. The area is presently used as a parking lot.
- Lot I
- Hilton Kuala Lumpur and Le Meridien Hotels. Opened for business in 2004.
- Lot J
- Sooka Sentral and 4 Office Towers. The office towers are expected to be complete in 2009. Sooka Sentral is a 6-storey lifestyle centre complete with fitness and spa centre, business centre, food court, restaurants and alfresco dining areas. The Sooka Sentral was completed in 2007 with Club Centro as its first tenant.
- Lot K
- Suasana Sentral. Serviced apartment with 2 blocks, or 400 units of apartments. Completed in 2002. 40% ownered by non-Malaysians.
- Lot L
- Suasana Sentral Loft. 37 and 38-storey apartment towers with a total of 600 units.
- Lot M
- Plaza Sentral. 3 blocks and 2 towers for office use with a built up area of almost 2 million square feet. It will also feaure a 30-storey purpose-built Sentral Tower.
- Lot N
- 1 Sentral Tower. Completed in 2007. Has half a million square feet of floor space for office use.
Concept and Design Philosophy
Take a look at the Concept, design and philosophy of KL Sentral as thought out by the designer, Kisho Kurogawa.
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