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A cable car in Port Dickson? How about reviving the rail link first?

Update: Paul Singh of KL writes that the NS Government should “First, bring back the sparkle to PD” by cleaning up the water & beaches! TRANSIT took note of an interesting announcement from the Menteri Besar of Negri Sembilan, indicating that the state government plans to build a cable car link between Port Dickson’s new […]

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KTM Update: Gemas-Johor Baharu electrified double tracking project to be tendered out by year-end, says Transport Minister

TRANSIT took note of this article in the Borneo Post which says that the Gemas-Johor Baharu electrified double tracking project is to be tendered out by year-end, according to the Transport Minister. For those who do not know, the Gemas-JB electrification & double tracking project is the last stretch in the electrification & double tracking […]

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HSR Update: Pre-feasibility study findings on KL-S’pore high-speed rail to be known in a few weeks

TRANSIT took note of this “sort-of-an-update” on the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail Project: Study on KL-S’pore high-speed rail (Star Biz) 5 August 2011 By JOHN LOH Findings of pre-feasibility study to be known in a few weeks KUALA LUMPUR: A pre-feasibility study for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) system will be concluded in a […]

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KTM Update: Railwaymen’s Union to strike at the ‘heart’ of Malaysia?

Any way you look at it, the recent protest by the Railwaymen’s Union appears to be a game changer in Malaysian politics and certainly within the public transport industry. Not only has the RUM protested publicly & directly against KTMB President Dr. Aminuddin, the Chief of RUM (Abdul Razak Md. Hassan) has clearly threatened that […]

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SPAD: Don’t politicize public transport. TRANSIT: Too late, the train has left the station.

TRANSIT took note of an interesting set of comments from SPAD Chair Syed Hamid Albar, in which he warned public transport operators not to politicize issues with public transport. But as you can see from our analysis, his comments may come too late. Two recent events and a few others have demonstrated to us that […]

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KTM Update: Is the Railwaymen’s Union becoming ‘political’?

Is the Railwaymen’s Union becoming political? That is the question that was running through the minds of TRANSIT members when we learnt that the KTM Railwaymen’s Union had written a letter to Prime Minister Najib Razak to protest the reappointment of Dr. Aminuddin Adnan as president of KTMB for a second 2 year term. Now, […]

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KTM Update: Should MACC ‘train’ their eyes onto KTMB?

TRANSIT took note of this article in Free Malaysia Today which argues that, while the first of the new KTM Komuter trains is soon to arrive on our shores (some say it has already arrived, but we have yet to see any photos), the question of the tender for these new trains (and other issues […]

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Bus routes in KL diverted due to BERSIH confusion… Ouch! (Update #2)

Update: Prasarana says there is no disruption of LRT or monorail services planned! [TRANSIT: We say planned because during the previous march LRT services were shut down when problems occurred at Dataran Merdeka. So the disruptions could happen.] Due to continuous scaremongering over the BERSIH 2.0 march, SPAD has issued an official announcement on the […]

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SPAD: Public transport’s 2020 goal achievable; TRANSIT: Sure, if you implement our suggestions.

TRANSIT took note of this article in which SPAD COO Azhar Ahmad comments that the 2020 goals for Urban Public Transport are achievable. We at TRANSIT applaud their enthusiasm but right now we are thinking otherwise. Unless, of course SPAD is willing to support TRANSIT’s 4-stakeholders model and implement it in major Malaysian cities (Starting […]

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Putrajaya overrules Prasarana for a third time. (Update #2)

Update: At least one wakil rakyat has chosen to speak up so we decided to change the title of our post. Guess who it is? No point, as you already know that it is Tony Pua (since no other wakil rakyat really appear to follow these finance issues, let alone speak up)! Update: According to this […]