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KTM Update: Major disruption of services at Kuala Lumpur Station but not a tweet from KTMB (Update #1)

Update: KTM services through Kuala Lumpur station were restored as of 2pm Sunday, 17 July 2011 – but when will our faith in KTMB be restored? TRANSIT took note of this announcement from Bernama about a serious disruption of KTM services because of a crane collapse at the Kuala Lumpur rail station. Thank goodness no […]

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Updates #92

Updates #92 1. Article: Essential to have reliable transport system (NST, 30 June 2011) – A commentary and update on plans to improve public transport in JB and the Iskandar region, as well as cross-border connections between JB and Singapore. [TRANSIT: This article deserves its own post as there are some questionable statements and claims […]

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On June 30 Malaysians and Singaporeans said goodbye to Tg. Pagar and Bukit Timah railway stations! (Update #1)

Update: Sultan Ibrahim of Johor explains why he took the initiative to drive the last KTM train out of Singapore! TRANSIT took note of more articles about the closure of Tg. Pagar railway station (and Bukit Timah – why does everyone forget Bukit Timah) and the effective withdrawal of KTM train service from Singapore. On […]

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KTM Antarabandar Letters and Articles News & Events

Should we be happy or sad about the withdrawal of KTM from Singapore?

Like many people, TRANSIT is gearing up for the closing of the KTM railway stations at Tg. Pagar and Bukit Timah in Singapore. As you probably know by now, the last trains will leave Tg. Pagar on June 30, 2011. From 1 July 2011 all KTM Train services will stop at Woodlands Checkpoint. Some people […]

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ETS Update: New fares and ‘packages’ beginning 1 May 2011

TRANSIT took note of a very interesting article in KOSMO! announcing the new ETS fare scheme which will begin on 1 May 2011. The new fares are introduced as three ‘packages’ namely silver, gold and platinum. Platinum trains will serve only 3 stations (Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur and KL Sentral). Gold trains will serve 8 stations […]

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Ipoh Station Hotel to close down after 76 years (Update #2)

More interesting letters on Railway heritage – including one on the living heritage of one of our most interesting rail services! Update: On a similar note, Vishnu Kumar Visavanathan of Petaling Jaya wrote this letter, Preserve old railway lines for the future, which laments the loss of our railway heritage through modernization and lack of […]

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Updates #71

Updates #71 1. Article: Lucky escape for 40 passengers (The Star) – Forty passengers of an express bus had a close shave after the bus they were in had the front tire burst, skidded, crashed through the road divider and came to a stop in the opposite lane at the 245th kilometre of the North-South […]

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Updates #70

Updates #70 1. Letter: Put public transport back on track (The Star) – J. D. Lovrenciar of KL calls for improvements to public transport to reduce commute times & stress & improve quality of life. 2. Letter: Make cycling a way of life (The Star) – Dr. A. Soorian of Seremban calls for improvements to […]

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The charms of a quaint old railway station

And now for something completely different…. TRANSIT took note of this story which is tied into the Tenang byelection – a nice little side-track (pardon the pun) from the daily hustle and challenge of dealing with the public transport industry, politics, etc. We hope that you will enjoy the description of the station and that […]

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Updates #69

Updates #69 1. Letter: Foreigner laments bad cabbies (The Star) – Magnar Nordal of Brumundda, Norway comments about the poor state of taxi service in Kuala Lumpur. 2.Article: JPJ launches checks on reckless bus drivers (The Star) – The JPJ will target reckless bus drivers during the CNY rush. TRANSIT: And what will SPAD be […]