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A cable car in Port Dickson? How about reviving the rail link first?

Update: Paul Singh of KL writes that the NS Government should “First, bring back the sparkle to PD” by cleaning up the water & beaches! TRANSIT took note of an interesting announcement from the Menteri Besar of Negri Sembilan, indicating that the state government plans to build a cable car link between Port Dickson’s new […]

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Melaka tram project to “go legit”?

Some of our readers may have heard of the phrase “to go legit’” (legitimate). One might think that the phrase “to go legit” refers to when criminal concerns (you know, mafia, gangsters, politicians) attempt to exit their life of “crime” and find legitimate ways to earn money. In some cases, to “go legit” actually refers […]

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Malacca government takes public transport to a new level

The recent announcement about a tram system in Malacca, which would supposedly be complete by Merdeka Day, 2011 (August 31, for those not familiar with Malaysia), inspired the following piece from Moaz Yusuf Ahmad Malacca government takes public transport to a new level I believe that Malacca Chief Minister Mohd. Ali Rustam, or someone in […]

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TRAM for Malacca in 2011? Not likely says TRANSIT (Update #3)

Updated with articles & images of the supposed tram! Updated with reports on the signing of ‘MoU’ on 3 March 2010! TRANSIT has taken note of a number of articles commenting on a proposed tram service linking Ayer Keroh to Malacca. RM272m tram project for historical state (Star Metro South & East) Melaka bina sistem pengangkutan trem […]

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Updates #40

Updates #40 1. Article: Penang Hill’s funicular train to stop for 7 months (The Star) – Service on the Penang Hill railway will stop for 7 months starting tomorrow (Feb 22) for a redesign of the railway. The 2-stage railway will be replaced by a continuous railway with larger, air-conditioned carriages. 2. Letter: Way off […]

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Monorail project in Penang?

Blogger Anil Netto ( posts that the Penang State Government has “given the green light to a low-profile businessman, Jeyakumar Varathan, to build and commission a RM70-million monorail test track on a 30-acre site in Batu Kawan.” The paper suggested that this could be a sign that the state is embarking on its own monorail […]

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Feedback submission on Melaka Aerorail

Today is the 2nd last day for the submission of feedback and comments regarding the public display for the Melaka Aerorail. TRANSIT has issued the following submission The Association for the Improvement of Mass Transit (TRANSIT) wishes to express its concerns about the Melaka Aerorail project, an intermediate capacity transit system consisting of two phases […]

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More info about LRT public display

Detailed information about the public display for the Kelana Jaya and Ampang LRT extension can be found at the posting Public Display for LRT Extensions or our special Updates page. A list of objections can be found here and feedback forms can be found here. Our postings about the Public Display has led to an […]

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Updates #21

Updates  #21 1. RapidPenang introduces Monthly Loyalty Pass – RM70 for unlimited travel. Application form is here. 2. RapidKL Monthly RapidPass (5 different types at costs from RM40, 50, 100 & 150) are on sale from August 20th. 3. Dynamic Diesel on sale from Sept 1 (The Star) – Diesel fuel in Malaysia will meet the […]

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Viability of Melaka Aerorail questioned in Assembly

TRANSIT notes that a question about the viability of the Melaka Aerorail was raised in the Melaka Assembly, along with a motion to scrap the project. Melaka Assembly Rejects Motion To Scrap Aerorail Project August 05, 2009 20:41 PM MELAKA, Aug 5 (Bernama) — The Melaka government should review the RM1.5 billion aerorail project as […]