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Johor Bahru JB Sentral

Posted by on Feb 6th, 2009
Filed Under: Featured, Johor, Transport, Travel Details

Johor Bahru Sentral (JB Sentral) will be the new transport hub in Johor Bahru – housing a KTM train railway station and a bus station. It was designed to upgrade the existing railway station at Johor Bahru in response to the increasing demand of rail commuters.

New bus and taxi pick up points are provided along Jalan Jim Quee to enhance this new rail station.
The bus station is expected to handle approximately 15000 bus passengers per hour, to reduce traffic congestion on the 20 year-old Larkin Terminal Station. Two (2) multilevel car parks (comprising 726 car parking bays) are situated over both sides of the JB Sentral to provide parking facilities for the entire project.

As part of the new gateway, the JB Sentral will be located along Jalan Tun Abdul Razak. The new rail station sits over new tracks that will be connected to a swing bridge to cross the Straits of Johor to Singapore. A pedestrian bridge connects JB Sentral to Johor Bahru City Square and Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (Tun Abdul Razak Complex), also known as the new CIQ – JB immigration.

Transportation chief advisor, Dato Ong Seng Yon has announced that an LRT system will be constructed around year 2015 to include JB Sentral as its main terminal. The project is expected to complete by end of 2019. The system would be known as RAPID JB (RAngkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Johor Bahru).

It will consists of 2 lines known as:

* Tebrau Line

Stations: JB Sentral-> Wadihana-> DangaCityMall-> Jln Abiad (Century Garden) ->Plaza Pelangi->Crystal Crown->PublicBank Taman Sentosa-> Mutiara Motors-> Kampung Melayu Baru-> Jln Kempas-> Kilang Yeos-> Taman Molek-> Taman Johor Jaya-> Carrefour-> AEON Tebrau City

* Skudai Line

Stations: Plaza Pelangi-> Holiday Plaza-> Terminal Bas Larkin-> Taman Tasek-> Teluk Danga-> Bandar Baru UDA-> Jln Camar 5 (Taman Perling) -> BestMart (Taman Nusa Bestari) -> Plaza Tasek (Taman Ungku Tun Aminah)

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