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Kuching Sentral

Shopping Center

Kuching Sentral is an integrated complex with retail stores, hypermarkets, food court, kiosks, restaurants and international fast food outlets.

Public facilities comprise bus bays, car and motorcycles parks, taxi stands, commercial van bays, luggage facilities services, surau, ticketing counters and an air-conditioned waiting area.

Other facilities include Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and closed circuit television (CCTV) and LCD panels to display the arrivals and departures of buses.

The shopping centre is managed by the Nationlink's management team with more than 20 years' experiences in managing successful Shopping Centre as well as strata titled shophouses in Kuching.


Kuching Sentral has a big supermarket, a food court and endless supply of shop space.



Kuching Sentral
6th Mile Penrissen Road

Kuching Sentral - a new hub for public transport started operation in March  2012

A new bus terminal mix with 3 storey shopping complex. Located 5 minutes from Kuching international airport. Kuching Sentral is a modern bus terminal with a contemporary design modeled on the Kuala Lumpur Sentral.

A RM100-million project

An additional sum of RM17.9 million was approved by the federal government. Kuching Sentral is a modern air-conditioned bus terminal with peoples’ comfort in mind.

This Regional Bus Terminal (Kuching Sentral) is located at Mile 6, Jalan Penrissen providing a new dimension for public transport services in Sarawak.

The new complex provides a new dimension in providing services to members of the public especially for bus services and business opportunities.

Developer of the project is Permodalan Assar Sdn Bhd (PASB) and



 

 


 


Bus AsiaFreesiaBintang Jaya ExpressSungei Merah BusSarawak Transport Company (STC)Sri Merah ExpressSJS ExpressMiri Transport Co Sdn Bhd - MTCEva ExpressCITY PUBLIC LINK BUSSyarikat Bas Baram

SARAWAK BUS COMPANIES :

1 Lanang Road Bus Co. Bhd
2 Sungei Merah Bus Bhd
3 Syarikat Bas Baram Sdn Bhd
4 Miri Transport Co Sdn Bhd - MTC
5 Trans Borneo
6 Eva Express Sdn Bhd
7 Freesia Sdn Bhd
8 Vital Focus Transportation Sdn Bhd  owns six bus firms:

1- Syarikat Bas Suria
2- PB Express
3- Borneo Highway
4- Sapphire Pacific
5- Sri Merah Express
6- Kirata Express

9 Biaramas Express
10 Bintang Jaya Express
11 Borneo Express
12 Sarawak Transport Company (STC)
13 CITY PUBLIC LINK BUS

INDONESIAN BUS COMPANIES

1 ATS Express
2 Damri Express
3 SJS Express

stage bus services

In 2009 Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board had issued new licences to :

1- City Public Link Sdn Bhd.
2- Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd.
3- Biaramas Sdn Bhd.

With the new operators there will be better public transport service


Kuching Sentral
More than 380 open and basement parking bays equipped with CCTVs and guarded at strategic zones.
Inside the building, a total of 152 retail units, and over 30 specialty kiosks are available.

Kuching Sentral
Kuching Sentral

A regional long-distance bus terminal providing convenience and comfort for shoppers and travellers alike.

A retail and transportational hub for Kuching, this shopping centre cum bus terminal set a new standard in the travel and shopping in Sarawak.

Being one of the fastest developing areas in Kuching and surrounded by dense residential areas and further complimented by the high amount of ready outstation passengers from as far as Indonesia, Brunei, Sabah, Sarikei, Mukah, Bintulu, Sibu, Miri Limbang, Bakong, Batu Niah, Betong, Sri Aman, Simunjan, Engkilili, Lubok Antu, Saratok and others.

 


Kuching Sentral
at Mile 6 1/2 Penrissen Road, Kuching

A RM100-million Regional Bus Terminal

(Kuching Integrated Regional Bus Terminal)


Integrated three-storey regional bus terminal in Kuching City.

The 3 Storey Commercial Shop houses next to the terminal has commenced business.
While the 5 Story Budget Hotel next to Kuching Sentral is still under construction.

A proposed shopping mall / hotel / shophouse / apartment opposite of Kuching Sentral. Currently, part of the land was cleared and signboard is up.


The main intercity bus terminal is at the Penrissen Bus Terminal southeast of Kuching City . The developer is Permodalan Amanah Saham Sarawak (Assar) Sdn Bhd, a company incorporated to enhance the performance of the Sarawak’s unit trust fund, Assar.

For buses going to the outskirts of the city like to Bako , buses leave from Bus Stop no. 1 at Jalan Market, opposite Elektra House .

For going to Semengoh, take the STC (Sarawak Transport Company) bus No 6, 6A, 6B, or 6C from opposite the Public Bank in town, on Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg  had commenced in December 2007.

The RM55 million project is located on a seven-acre site at Mile 6 1/2 Penrissen Road.

It is only two minutes from the Kuching International Airport (KIA) and 10 minutes from Kuching City centre. This bus terminal streamlining the city bus transportation system by bringing together the regional buses and the city buses.


Daily express buses to and from regional centres like Sri Aman, Betong, Sarikei, Sibu, Mukah, Bintulu, and Miri as well as daily express buses from Pontianak in Indonesia and Sungai Tujuh in Brunei are available, making Kuching Sentral an international transportation hub.

Commuters will find convenience right from the point of arrival as the city buses will offer them a seamless link to any destination within Kuching City and the regional buses will link them to major destinations throughout Sarawak. Alternatively, commuters can choose other options of transport available at Kuching Sentral like taxis.

The terminal have  42 bus bays for Saarwak regional buses and 67 bays for Kuching city buses.

Additional facilities like luggage storage, premium rest rooms, wifi, Auto Teller Machine (ATM), prayer room and others have been incorporated to ensure a comfortable transit for passengers and shoppers.

The estimated 12,000 daily passengers alighting at the new bus terminal will be greeted with a pleasant ambience as Kuching Sentral offers 25, 000 sq ft of supermarket, 21,000 sq ft of departmental store together with restaurants, fashion boutiques, beauty and healthcare, gift shops, pharmacy and many more.

Kuching Sentral  have a total of 152 retail units and more than 30 specialty kiosks to keep shoppers busy.

The fully integrated transportation terminal is part of the Sarawak Government’s effort to improve bus services in Kuching city for the convenience of the people.

Spearheading the development of the Integrated Regional Bus Terminal is Permodalan ASSAR Sdn Bhd (PASB), a company incorporated to enhance the performance of the state unit trust fund, Amanah Saham Sarawak (ASSAR).

A transportation hub or transport interchange is where traffic is exchanged across several modes which may include railway, tramway, metro or rapid transit, bus, coach, automobile, truck, airplane, spacecraft, ship, ferry, pedestrian, or any other kind of transport.

The term is used both for passenger and freight transfers. Some hubs also allow transport to be exchanged between the same kind of transport modes.

Kuching Sentral  provide a focal point for travellers, integrating different modes of transportation such as stage buses, taxis, hired vans as well as sea and river crafts.

Daily express buses to and from regional centres like Sri Aman, Betong, Sarikei, Sibu, Mukah, Bintulu and Miri as well those from Pontianak, Indonesia and Sungai Tujuh, Brunei are operating from the terminal.

Right from the point of arrival, it will be convenient for commuters with city buses providing a seamless link to any destination within Kuching city and regional buses linking them to major destinations throughout Sarawak. Alternatively, commuters can choose other transport options like taxis and hired vans.

Built with 11 bays for car rentals, 42 for regional buses, and an additional 67 for city buses, Kuching Sentral is big enough to support a high passenger traffic at any given time, at the same time, serving as a regional transportation hub capable of not only accommodating high traffic volume but also meeting the needs of shoppers with a modern complex free from parking problems.

Like most transportation hubs in major cities of the world, the design of Kuching Sentral incorporates a shopping centre that promises modernity, convenience and comfort not only to travellers but also shoppers.

Poised to be a retail and transportation hub in the State capital, this seven-acre three-storey bus terminal cum shopping complex will set a new standard in the way people travel and shop.

Cafes and restaurants will be provided, and additional facilities like luggage storage, premium rest rooms, Wi Fi, ATM machines and prayer rooms, among others, have been planned to ensure a comfortable transit.

Commuters alighting at this facility will also be greeted with a pleasant and welcoming ambiance — a 25,000 sq ft supermarket, and a 21,000 sq ft departmental store together with restaurants, fashion boutiques, beauty and healthcare centres, gift shops, pharmacies and many more.

Kuching Sentral is a transportation hub for regional bus companies in Kuching. It located not far from Kuching International Airport and located along the Kuching-Serian trunk road.

The owner of Kuching Sentral, state unit trust Assar, charge 10 per cent of bus fares of the operators for the privilege of using the new facility.


http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Malaysia/Story/A1Story20120309-332480.html
 


Kuching Sentral
Kuching Sentral

The complex is owned by Kuching Sentral Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of PASB, a Sarawak government-link company.

Strategically located two minutes away from Kuching International Airport, Kuching Sentral formed a new hub for the transportation industry and cater for regional express buses traveling on daily routes to Sri Aman, Sarikei, Sibu, Pontinak, Brunei and Sabah.

The terminal can accommodate 12,000 passengers.


Kuching Sentral is strategically located at the junction of Jalan Penrissen and Airport Road which is being upgraded to a dual-carriageway with traffic lights.
Transportation Hub

1) Penrissen Road to Sibu, Miri and Kota Kinabalu
2) Airport Road to Kuching International Airport

Kuching Sentral is strategically located at the junction of Jalan Penrissen and Airport Road which is being upgraded to a dual-carriageway with traffic lights.

The RM60 million project is the first of its kind in Sarawak. This single consolidated transportation hub immensely improved conveyance service for thousands of commuters in and around Kuching daily.
Kuching Sentral would be the only fully-integrated regional transportation terminal in Sarawak.

Strategically located at the Mile 61/2 junction of Penrissen Road and Airport Road, is only about three minutes’ drive from Kuching International Airport and 20 minutes from Kuching City.

Because it is located away from the city, traffic gridlocks can be avoided. Indeed, it is a timely initiative to significantly improve traffic flow in and around the city. Roads in the area are being widened into dual-carriageways complete with traffic lights.
 


Kuching Sentral
Ticketing Counters

Rush for express bus tickets at Kuching Sentral
http://www.theborneopost.com/2012/08/06/rush-for-express-bus-tickets-at-kuching-sentral/

Kuching Sentral

Kuching Sentral

Kuching Sentral A regional long-distance bus terminal.

All regional buses make their stop at the Kuching Sentral to drop off and to pick up passengers.
Five minutes drive from Kuching International Airport, Kuching Sentral form a new hub for the transportation industry and cater for regional express buses traveling on daily routes to Sri Aman, Sarikei, Sibu, Pontinak, Brunei and Sabah.
It accommodate about 12,000 passengers in full operational.


This integrated complex has :
 retail stores,
hypermarkets,
food court,
kiosks,
restaurants and
international fast food outlets.

Public facilities comprise :
Bus bays,
Car and motorcycles parks,
Taxi stands,
Commercial van bays,
Luggage facilities services,
Surau,
Ticketing counters and
Air-conditioned waiting area.
 



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