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Kampung Batu Station is a landmark of commuter train station situated closely to the small town of Kampung Batu or literally translated as Rock Village in the vicinity of Selayang Baru, Selangor which is about fifteen minutes away from the Selayang town center going through Kuching Road / Route 1. It forms part of the Port Klang to Batu Caves route operated by Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTM), being the third stop for the commuter trains serving the Selayang, Gombak and nearby areas.
Named after the nearby small town of the same name and built on a disused colonial-era station, this revamped station was opened to the public from 2010 onwards as a part of the initiative from KTM to expand their commuter services. This station has one island platform and one side platform, with facilities to purchase tickets via ticket counters as well as Touch ‘N Go reload cards. Besides Kampung Batu Station serving the Selayang area, other stations include Taman Wahyu and Batu Caves going north. The station is located on the northern part of Selangor and Kuala Lumpur alongside Ipoh Road that leads to the city area.
Under the Sentul Raya master plan devised by YTL Corporation, the station is planned as a commuter extension that would also support the upcoming Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya MRT line in which its Phase 1 is expected to complete by July 2021, hence renovation works are going on rampant at the area.
People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive through Damansara Road and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim Road for direct access to Kampung Batu Station. The journey could take up around thirty five minutes or less depending on the current traffic situation.
From Kuala Lumpur International Airport, visitors can catch the Express Rail Link (ERL) train which goes to KL Sentral/Bandar Tasik Putrajaya/Cyberjaya/Salak Tinggi/KLIA route. There, one can board the Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) coach on Batu Caves – Port Klang route and stop by the Kampung Batu station before opting for public transportation to go around the area.
A short twenty minutes ride by car, the National Museum of Malaysia located on Damansara Road is the hallmark of the country’s history and culture. The whole building is a palatial structure built in the style of Rumah Gadang inspired by the Minangkabau architecture, consisting of elements from the traditional Malay and modern features. It houses four main galleries that are dedicated to ethnology and natural history with a free-standing tableaux showing common Malaysian cultural events and heritage. At the compound, there would be outdoor displays of transportation modes in the country from the past till present as well as a classic Terengganu timber palace known as Istana Satu.
Located at Jalan Kampung Batu, Taman Mastiara, Sentul, this accommodation is an apartment equipped properly with the latest facilities to provide a memorable staying experience suited for families and groups of friends. Among these facilities include desk, cable television, kitchenette, refrigerator, microwave, shower, bath tub, family room, parking and many more.
Hotel De Ideal is among the more economic hotels that could be found in the area, being a two-star hotel located at B - G - 13, Boulevard Business Park, No. 115, Jalan Kepatang Off Jalan Kuching, Sentul which is close to the landmark. This premise is neat and clean and comes with facilities such as desk, shower, cable television, bathtub, luggage storage, WiFi, parking and 24-hour receptionist.
Among the available three-star accommodations around with a modern and classy setup situated at 3 Jalan Jambu Mawar, Off Jalan Kepong, Kepong. The range of facilities and services available for the guests would include desk, shower, hairdryer, in-room safe, concierge, laundry service, luggage storage, WiFi, 24-hour receptionist, massage, sauna, spa and many more.