TRANSIT focuses more on Peninsular Malaysia and the Klang Valley but we are always interested in public transport throughout the country. Today we share some information about the Sabah State Railway, including the return of rail service to the line and future Commuter Services.
Sabah State Railway (SSR) is a railway system and operator in the state of Sabah in Malaysia. It is the currently the only rail transport system operating on the island of Borneo. The railway consists of a single 134km line from Tanjung Aru, near Kota Kinabalu, to the town of Tenom, in the Interior Division. It was formerly known as North Borneo Railway.
Location: Sabah, Malaysia
Dates of operation: 1896–present
Track gauge: 1,000 mm (3 ft 33⁄8 in) (Metre gauge)
Length: 134 km
Headquarters: Kota Kinabalu
The route (from north to south – main stations are indicated in bold & bullet point)
- Tanjung Aru
For further information, please see the following
- Sabah State Railway Development News discussion forum on Skyscrapercity.com
The photos! (please note that the photos come from various sources but were obtained from skyscrapercity.com)