KTM Update: Komuter service extended to Sg. Gadut 14 May 2011 (Update #1)

Update: See photos of Senawang & Sg. Gadut stations here! All images courtesy of @TWK90 TRANSIT takes note that KTM Komuter services have been extended from Seremban to Senawang & Sg. Gadut as of 14 May 2011. Free services will be provided between Seremban & Sg. Gadut for a 1 week period until 20th May. … More KTM Update: Komuter service extended to Sg. Gadut 14 May 2011 (Update #1)

Updates #83

Updates #83 1. Article: Free Rides (Streets – NST, 26 April 2011) – NST Streets takes a look at 4 free community shuttle buses in the Kuala Lumpur area. More information on shuttle “schedules” can be found here.

KTM Update: Senawang and Sg Gadut stations to start operating in May 2011

TRANSIT took note of this article which updates us on the status of the KTM Komuter extension to Senawang & Sg. Gadut. As you can imagine, TRANSIT is pleased to see the expansion of KTM Komuter services further south, which will reduce some of the traffic congestion on the KL-Seremban Highway. The Komuter service will … More KTM Update: Senawang and Sg Gadut stations to start operating in May 2011

Hear from the “Experts” on what the proposed MRT will bring for KL

TRANSIT has noted that the MRT proposal is receiving more and more attention. Today, we take note of 3 articles which focus on the changes that the MRT would bring to KL – with “experts” commenting on different aspects of these changes. TRANSIT will provide links to these articles as well as some highlights of … More Hear from the “Experts” on what the proposed MRT will bring for KL

KTM Komuter service to Batu Caves opens 29 July 2010

TRANSIT is pleased to announce that KTM Komuter service to Batu Caves (finally) began operations on 29 July 2010. The extension of service is made possible by the double tracking & electrification of the line from Sentul to Batu Caves. The new stations have been built with full canopy roof, accessible features such as lifts, ramps, … More KTM Komuter service to Batu Caves opens 29 July 2010

KTMB: We’re committed to open Sentul-Batu Caves on 31 July

TRANSIT noted this article in KOSMO! Magazine giving more details about the planned opening of the Sentul-Batu Caves extension, which is now anticipated to be on 31 July 2010. KTMB buka lima lagi stesen komuter baru di ibu kota (KOSMO!) Oleh MAZLINA ABDUL MAJID mazlina.majid@kosmo.com.my GOMBAK – Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) terus komited meningkatkan … More KTMB: We’re committed to open Sentul-Batu Caves on 31 July

TRANSIT analyses the MRT proposal & compares it to other rail proposals (Update #5)

LATEST NOTE: Since the MRT project is now part of the Economic Transformation Programme, we will continue to update information about the MRT project through our posting on the Economic Transformation Programme entitled ETP Analysis: The MRT Proposal. Updated with poll! Updated with additional drawings! Updated with articles! Introduction This posting may be one of … More TRANSIT analyses the MRT proposal & compares it to other rail proposals (Update #5)

KTM Update: More ‘free’ trains from Japan?

TRANSIT took note of this article today, in the Malay Mail, which announces that KTMB will receive 38 units of Tokyo Metro trains for free (paying for modification costs) – a very interesting announcement for KTMB’s 125th anniversary! These trains are expected to arrive in 2012 and will help supplement KTMB’s electric fleet. However, we … More KTM Update: More ‘free’ trains from Japan?

KTM Updates: KTM service overhaul, ‘New’ KL railway station and KTMB headquarters

TRANSIT took note of two interesting articles with information about the Kuala Lumpur railway station. ‘New’ KL railway station will merge history with modern technology (Malay Mail) Azreen Hani 12 May 2010 KUALA LUMPUR: The KL railway station at Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin will be given a new lease of life soon. Come July, the historic … More KTM Updates: KTM service overhaul, ‘New’ KL railway station and KTMB headquarters

SPAD bill tabled in Parliament on 12 April 2010! (Update #2)

Updated with the detailed debate from the 2nd & 3rd reading! Updated with information about each of the bills presented to Parliament on 12 April! Updated with information about Area Congestion Pricing as well as comments on SPAD! We at TRANSIT have been waiting a long time for this day – hopefully the day when … More SPAD bill tabled in Parliament on 12 April 2010! (Update #2)