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Article: Trains delayed – to 2013

Trains delayed – to 2013 By Pauline Almeida January 30, 2009 The Malay Mail http://www.mmail.com.my/Trains_delayed_-_to_2013.aspx The trains Klang Valley commuters have been waiting for to alleviate their misery will be delayed — yet again. Word from transport industry sources is that planned additional lines and stations for the light rail train (LRT) network is now […]

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Will KTMB’s ambitious plan work?

Will KTMB’s ambitious plan work? January 20, 2009 from the Malay Mail http://www.mmail.com.my/Will_KTMB’s_ambitious_plan_work-e-.aspx Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB) managing director Abd Radzak Abd Malek has unveiled an ambitious plan to turn his ailing company around: This year, the national railway hopes to post a profit of RM1, which is no mean feat considering that it […]

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30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses

30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses – http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2009/1/23/nation/3093617&sec=nation > The Entrepreneur and Coopera­tive Development Ministry has agreed to a 30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses, Berita Harian reported. A source told the newspaper that the request by bus operators was approved at a meeting between 200 public transport representatives […]

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Press Statement from TRANSIT regarding the National Summit on Urban Public Transport (18 September 2008)

For Immediate Release The Association for the Improvement of Mass-Transit (TRANSIT) Klang Valley issues the attached statement regarding the recently completed National Summit on Urban Public Transport, sponsored by the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute. TRANSIT welcomes the opportunity for dialogue to improve the public transport sector. Our observations of the National Summit (as described […]

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Commentary: Budget 2009

Klang Valley TRANSIT advisor Moaz Ahmad comments on the steps proposed to Improve Public Transportation in the 2009 Budget. Italic text denotes comments by Moaz. 29. The Government will continue to encourage greater utilisation of public transportation, in the context of improving the productivity and quality of life. I have recently experienced for myself the […]