Kotaraya II Bus Terminal

This terminal has ceased operations with effect from 1 November 2014.

Kotaraya II Bus Terminal was a former bus terminal located at Jalan Trus in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. It was located near the Johor Bahru International Convention Center (Komtar JBCC) and other developments.

The terminal was one of two bus termini served by Singapore public bus operators, the other being Larkin Bus Terminal. It was closed on 1 November 2014.

Details:

Name Kotaraya II Bus Terminal | 高打拉雅巴士终站 | Terminal Bas Sentral Kotaraya
Address Jalan Trus, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor
Bus Routes 2 (SBS Transit), 1 (SMRT Buses), Other bus operators
Berths Not applicable
Rail Connection Not applicable

The terminal:

Kotaraya II was previously a centralized bus terminal for bus services to Singapore, located along Jalan Trus and near the junction of Jalan Sulaiman. The terminal was located within and shared with a carpark, bordered by Jalan Gereja, Jalan Abdullah Ibrahim and Jalan Trus. A series of bus shelters for various bus operators house bus timekeepers and seats for waiting passengers. Located beside the terminal are various sundry shops and a food centre.

The terminal was closed permanently from 1 November 2014 onwards, and all remaining bus services were amended. Service 160170X and 950 were amended to loop at Jalan Tun Abdul Razak (JB Sentral) with effect from 1 Nov 2014, and later extended to JB Sentral Bus Terminal in 2015.

A new development, Coronation Square, is being built on the site of the old terminus. The jewel of the RM20 billion (S$6.48 billion) Ibrahim International Business District (IIBD) plan, the development comprises six towers, including medical suites, residential and office buildings. 

Former bus services:

Service Destination Amendments
160 Jurong East Loop at JB Sentral
170X Kranji MRT Station Loop at JB Sentral
950 Woodlands Loop at JB Sentral
AC7 Yishun Terminates at JB CIQ
TS1 Changi Airport Terminates at JB CIQ
TS8 Resorts World Sentosa Terminates at JB CIQ

Gallery:

Pre-closure terminal pictures, Click for larger images

SMRT Mercedes-Benz OC500LE (SMB69M) - Service 950 at Kotaraya II Terminal
SMRT Mercedes-Benz OC500LE (SMB69M) – Service 950 at Kotaraya II Terminal

Location:

Location of Kotaraya II. Click for larger image.
Location of former Kotaraya II.
Actual route to Kotaraya II Ter
Service 160, 170X and 950’s former route to Kotaraya II Ter

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