Malaysians know that the LRT (light rapid transit) Kelana Jaya line is one of the busiest public transportation in the Klang Valley. It is the only transit platform for users to exchange their route to the Ampang Line or the MRT (mass rapid transit) and connects directly to KL Sentral. Recently, a netizen invoked the public’s curiosity regarding the LRT Kelana Jaya line with a clip shared on his TikTok page.
On Monday (8th August), a TikTok user @radinfikri shared a 22-second video clip on his profile and it immediately went viral. He posted the video with a caption that reads, “Is it true that the Kelana Jaya LRT passes below the graveyard in Jalan Ampang?”.
The male questioned the exact location of the LRT underground tunnel, which crosses beneath the Jalan Ampang Islamic Cemetery in Kuala Lumpur. The post has brought out netizens to question the posting themselves. Another netizen, also a TikTok user, did his own research using Google Maps to verify the initial posting.
According to @jagan8040, he found that the matter turned out to be true. The LRT Kelana Jaya line does in fact passes beneath the Jalan Ampang Islamic Cemetery, which the exact route connects the Kampung Baru and KLCC stations.
Netizens also took the time to add remarks of their own on the video that started the topic. They wrote “The Earth is an old grave itself,” “This (Jalan Ampang Islamic Cemetery) is where P. Ramlee and Saloma were laid to rest,” and “I thought it is just an ordinary underground tunnel.”
For your information, the LRT Kelana Jaya line stretches from Gombak to Putra Heights for 46.4km. It carries an estimation of 250 thousand users daily.
Anis Sharina contributed to this article.