LRT WORKS WITH APPROVAL FROM STATE GOVERNMENT
KUALA LUMPUR, Friday, 20 July 2012 - Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad (Prasarana), the project and asset owner for the Kelana Jaya LRT line extension project, today assured residents at Taman Subang Alam that there are no works carried out work at an area near to their homes.
“Advanced works that they referred to in a news report today are not at the areas of concern. Instead, works are currently taking place within areas that had secured the approval from the Selangor State Government.
“The works are at areas for Station 12 of the proposed Kelana Jaya LRT Line Extension route,” said Prasarana Media Manager Azhar Ghazali.
“Prasarana will only work on the area after securing the approval from state government authorities. We are made to understand that MTES, the state economic action council, has appointed an Independent Check Engineer (ICE) to conduct a geotechnical and geological assessment study,” he said in a statement today.
Construction on the station, which is located within the Putra Heights and Taman Subang Shah Alam area, has raised concerns among the residents who believed hat the works would pose a safety risk to their homes.
For more details, contact Prasarana Media Manager Azhar Ghazali at 019-3837865 or Haliza Abd Hamid at 019-2210058.
About Ampang Line and Kelana Jaya Line Extension
Ampang Line LRT extension will start from the Sri Petaling station, passing through Kinrara and Puchong areas before ending at Putra Heights, covering a distance of 17.7 kilometres with 11 new stations. The Kelana Jaya LRT extension will begin from Kelana Jaya station, passing through Subang Jaya and USJ, before ending at Putra Heights, covering a distance of 17 kilometres with 12 stations.
All stations will be equipped with lifts, escalators, public telephones, suraus and public toilets. The stations will also be equipped with facilities for the Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) such as ramps, lifts, tactile tiles, low ticket counter and OKU toilets.
Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad (Prasarana) is a wholly-owned Government company established by the Ministry of Finance, set up to facilitate, undertake and expedite public infrastructure projects approved by the Government. Prasarana and its group of companies are also asset-owners and operators of several public transport providers, namely the Ampang and Kelana Jaya lines, KL Monorail system, bus operations in Klang Valley and Penang.