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KTM Update: ETS starts revenue operations on 12 August 2010

TRANSIT was pleasantly surprised to note that the KTM Electric Train Service (ETS) began operations on 11 August 2010. This was “a day ahead of schedule” (from one perspective), as compared to a long-awaited and long delayed service (from another perspective). As you can imagine, we at TRANSIT have been following the news and the […]

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KTM Update: Ipoh-KL trip to cost not more than RM35

TRANSIT took note of this recent article which states that the one-way fare for the Ipoh – KL trip will not cost more than RM35. Ipoh-KL trip to cost not more than RM35 (The Star) Wednesday July 28, 2010 BATU GAJAH: KTM Berhad will charge a fare of between RM30 and RM35 for the Electric […]

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Electric trains (to) give Ipoh Railway Station new spark of life

TRANSIT noted this interesting article about the renewed activity at the Ipoh Railway Station, in the days leading up to the arrival of Electric Train Services (ETS) – tentatively scheduled for “mid-month” in July 2010. We will excuse Mr. Sivaji’s tendency to speculate on the nature of the service and the tickets – perhaps he […]

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PAS MP: Buy China-made EMUs, lose RM500m (at current prices)

TRANSIT took note of this very interesting article, in which a PAS MP is critical of the government’s purchase of 38 Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) trainsets from Zhuzhou locomotive of China. PAS MP: Buy China-made EMUs, lose RM500m (FMT) Wed, 30 Jun 2010 By Ken Vin Lek KUALA LUMPUR: PAS MP Dzulkefly Ahmad today warned […]

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Updates #43

Updates #43 1. Article: Push for a bike friendly city goes on (The Star) – Information about a plan to make Penang more bicycle friendly. For more information you may also want to see http://www.pbb.com.my. 2. Article: Call to install partitions in taxis (Malay Mail) – Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department T. Murugiah […]

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KTM Update: Work on Gemas-Johor Baru tracks to start soon?

TRANSIT took note of this article which indicates that the Electrification & Double Tracking of the Gemas-Johor Baru KTM railway is expected to begin soon. Work on Gemas-Johor Baru tracks to start soon (The Star) Friday February 19, 2010 By DESIREE TRESA GASPER SEGAMAT: Work on the Gemas-Johor Baru dual tracking rail project awarded to […]

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Allegations of corruption on Seremban-Gemas EDT project

Recently, TRANSIT noted an article in the Star newspaper describing the progress of the Seremban-Gemas Electrification & Double Tracking (EDT) project. RM3.45b Seremban-Gemas electrified line is 33% completed Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam said the work on the dual-track railway was 32.81% completed and it was expected to be operational by Aug 2012. […]

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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 […]