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Updates #88 – our most prosperous update ever!

Updates #88 – our most prosperous update ever 1. Article: Lounge around in a Rapid bus (The Star, 3 June 2011) – RapidPenang introduces RapidMobile, a “lounge” with a Blaupunkt Stereo system. [TRANSIT: You have to admire their creativity.] 2. Article: CURTAINS DOWN (NST 31 May 2011) – an update on the upcoming closure (at […]

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An LRT for Ipoh???? (Update#1)

Updated with links to Majlis Bandaraya Ipoh website! Recently, TRANSIT took note of this article which discussed a proposal for an LRT line to be constructed in Ipoh. We sort of “laughed it off” thinking that it could not be a serious proposal – given that Ipoh has a old, unreliable “system” of rattle-trap buses. […]

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KTM Update: ETS to start 12 August?

TRANSIT has found out that the Electric Train Service (ETS) between Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh is likely to start operations on 12 August 2010. This will be exactly 15 years and 9 days since the first electric train service in Malaysia, the KTM Komuter, started operations (on 3 August 1995). Ticketing: The main ticketing offices […]

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More information about Perak Transit

TRANSIT has been following the development of public transport in Perak, with the recent launching of PerakTransit. We also note the groundbreaking ceremony for the Ipoh City Bus Terminal Cum Commercial And Business Centre Complex which took place earlier this week. The interesting thing about this (aside for the horrible name) is that the state […]

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Updates #39

Updates #39 1. Article: Ang pow for Rapid riders (NST) – RapidPenang will give out Ang Pow to their riders in celebration of the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday. 2. Article: Half fare for the elderly on Rapid Penang buses (The Star) – RapidPenang is phasing out their concession card for elderly passengers. Passengers will […]

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What do we know about Perak Transit?

The recent controversy about comments by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mohd. Nazri Aziz about taxi service in KL being ranked worse than Malaysia’s dirty toilets is an interesting controversy and deserves attention. But this post is not about that issue. TRANSIT noted an interesting picture in this article from the Star & Bernama […]