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12 injured in train and tanker collision in Kota Kinabalu (Update #5)

Tanker driver in Sabah train crash released on police bail Update: Is there a lawsuit in the works? Ironically, the lawsuit would be filed against the Sabah State Railways! Update: More information on the investigation into the train crash! Update: Was the collision between a train and tanker an accident waiting to happen??? Who will […]

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KTMB Update: New Komuter trains to be called “MyKomuter”

TRANSIT took note that KTMB has set up a display at KL Sentral station showcasing the design of the new KTM Komuter train sets, the first of which will arrive on September 25 of this year. The new trains will be branded as “MyKomuter” which is … ok, we won’t comment. Let’s just say that […]

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Updates #100

Updates #100 NOTE: Because of the Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Balik Kampung, this update will cover 2 weeks of public transport news.

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“A survey on the new ticketing system introduced by RapidKl bus”

TRANSIT took note of this survey about RapidKL’s New Bus Ticketing System introduced by a student at Mara College. Assalamualaikum w.b.t and hello everyone. My name is Nur Atiqah binti Md Salehuddin, the second year student at Mara College Seremban in International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. I’m doing a survey for my Internal Assessment in Business […]

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KTM Update: Butterworth railway station pulled down for development – but not for Penang Sentral

TRANSIT recently took note of these articles announcing the demolition of the Butterworth Railway station as part of the Electrification & Double Tracking project from Ipoh to Padang Besar. The old Butterworth Station will be replaced with a new railway station – one that will presumably be designed to accommodate more electric train services as […]

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Brickfields bus & taxi lane delayed until after Deepavali. Will the new initiatives make a difference?

TRANSIT has taken note of recent plans to build bus & taxi lanes on Jalan Tun Sambanthan in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur. Originally we were told that the bus & taxi lanes would be in place by August 20th. However, we have recently learned that the Federal Territories & Urban Wellbeing Ministry will be delaying the […]

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MRT Update: 2 new companies to handle MRT project instead of Prasarana

TRANSIT has taken note that the Ministry of Finance has created two new companies to handle the MRT project, taking it away from Prasarana in an interesting about turn. MRT Co. is the government company responsible for the management of the entire MRT project including planning & costing, while Dana Infra will be responsible for […]

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Touch ‘n’ Go card facilities go dormant if not used for 1 year – at toll plazas

TRANSIT took note of a very interesting complaint about Touch ‘N’ Go – which has revealed an interesting bit of information about how the Touch ‘N’ Go card works. As you know, the Touch ‘N’ Go card is “Malaysia’s one-stop card” which can be used for toll-payment at toll-kiosks, payment of public transport at fare […]

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MRT Update: PJ Utara MP Tony Pua says National Land Code was already amended in 1990 to accommodate underground railways!

TRANSIT took note of this article, detailing a statement from PJ Utara MP Tony Pua saying that the National Land Code has already been amended to accommodate underground railways. Therefore (according to Pua) the controversial land acquisition exercise in KL’s “Chinatown” is not even necessary. Chinatown land buy: ‘Prasarana abusing law’ (Free Malaysia Today) August […]

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KTM Update: 4 new Komuter EMUs to operate by the end of September 2011?

Berita Harian reported that 4 new KTM EMUs would be operating in September 2011. How exactly we do not know. We recently were told that the first train would arrive in September and undergo testing & commissioning, a process that we expect would take some time. Now, the information is that 4 trains will arrive, […]