The Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) – Sunway Line kicks off operations in June and for the next two months, the public can be among the first to enjoy the service for free, travelling between the KTM Komuter station in Setia Jaya and planned LRT station in USJ 7.
Officially launched by Prime Minister Dato Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak on June 1, it is Malaysia’s first elevated Bus Rapid Transit system and was built by the Sunway Group at a cost of RM123mil and was completed three weeks ahead of schedule.
The BRT – Sunway spans across 5.4 km of dedicated elevated lanes that is only open to 15 environmentally-friendly electric-powered buses with a capacity of 67 passengers (25 seated) each. The buses will make their way around the elevated lanes, stopping at seven stations:
- Sunway-Setia Jaya
- Sunway Lagoon
- South Quay
- USJ 7