TRANSIT notes that the Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Najib Razak will be delivering the 2010 Budget on 23 October 2009, exactly 3 weeks from today. This afternoon, we noted an article in the Star newspaper, PM invites public to give ideas for budget 2010 “Encouraged by the many responses and comments I have received previously […]
While many of us were thinking head of the Balik Kampung and Raya experience and our holidays, many KTMB employees were working hard and giving up their time with their families in order to get us to our destinations. G. Prakash from the Malay Mail wrote a very interesting piece about these hard working KTMB […]
TRANSIT took note of this article about the ‘modernization drive’ of KTM Berhad, which includes the extension of the Komuter service from Sentul to Batu Caves, double tracking and electrification, higher speed railway services between KL and Ipoh and other amenities. KTMB for comfort, convenience, speed (The Star) Thursday September 10, 2009 By LESTER KONG […]
TRANSIT took note of this letter by Ipoh resident and City Watch member Victor Chew, a regular contributor to the newspapers. IPOH: Compelling reasons to revamp city’s public transport system 2009/06/19 by Victor Chew MANY letters and reports have appeared in the newspapers about the problems of public transport in Ipoh city but very little […]
consider that the East Coast of Malaysia is an economic region strung along 5 major “pearls” namely, Kuantan, Kertih, Kemaman, Kuala Terengganu and Kota Bahru.
Connecting these “5 K’s” with passenger rail and freight rail will improve the growth of this economic region.
Connecting this region to KL and Penang on east-west rail corridors will complete the rail network and bring economic growth throughout the country.
KTMB sedia gerabak motosikal KUALA LUMPUR: Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) akan menyediakan gerabak khas untuk penunggang motosikal membawa bersama kenderaan apabila menggunakan perkhidmatan komuter dalam usaha membantu mengurangkan kadar kemalangan jalan raya yang semakin meningkat membabitkan golongan itu. Pengarah Urusannya, Abd Radzak Abd Malek, berkata KTMB akan membeli 13 set tren komuter bagi meningkatkan […]
This letter in the NST caught our attention. RAIL LINKS: Waiting for an easy ride By AMIR AMAR ABDULLAH, Tanjung Malim 2009/02/06 IN June 2007, the former transport minister proudly announced in the press that the rail double-tracking from Rawang to Ipoh was 98 per cent completed. He also said the commuter service from Tanjung […]