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Comments on Government Commuter Train (EMU) Complaints - Other Information KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) News & Events Socioeconomic Equity

KTM Update: Allegations of corruption in Komuter ticketing revamp

TRANSIT noted the recent allegations of corruption in the revamp of the KTM Komuter ticketing system, and recent news reports that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) was investigating KTMB. The company that was awarded the tender was alleged to be “inexperienced and underqualified” [TRANSIT: As if that has never happened before in Malaysia. Just look […]

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Bus Rapid Transit Comments on Government Community Shuttle Bus Commuter Train (EMU) Feedback KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) Nadi Putra (Putrajaya) News & Events Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stage Bus Transit Facilities

TRANSIT comments on the Auditor General’s Report 2009

TRANSIT took note of the Auditor General’s Report, 2009 which made special mention of the problems at KTMB as well as the Dedicated Transport Service in Cyberjaya on pages 57-58 (55-56 of the .pdf).

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Commuter Train (EMU) Complaints - Bus Services Economic Planning Unit Feedback Information KTM Electric Train Service KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) News & Events Planning RapidKL SPAD / LTC Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Universal Design

Updates #60

Updates #60 TRANSIT celebrates 60 separate updates of news stories, comments and blog postings related to public transport in Malaysia

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Authorities Comments on Government Comments on Planning Feedback News & Events RapidKL RapidPenang Socioeconomic Equity SPAD / LTC Stakeholders' Participation Transit Facilities Transit Infrastructure Transit-Oriented Development Universal Design

Prasarana improves under Idrose? TRANSIT says yes.

TRANSIT took note of the following article in the Business Times, which details the changes in Prasarana since Idrose Mohamed took over the government-owned company. We will tell you what we think about Idrose’s nearly 2 years in charge of Prasarana – but read the article first. Prasarana improves under Idrose (Business Times) 15 Sept […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Complaints - KTM Feedback Information KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) News & Events

Investigation into controversial KTMB train purchase is welcomed by Minister of Transport

TRANSIT notes that the Minister of Transport has expressed his support for an investigation into the purchase of 38 units of Electric-Multiple Unit (EMU) trainsets for KTMB by the Finance Ministry. This deal, made through direct negotiation with the Zuzhou electric rail company, became controversial after PAS MP Dr. Dzulkefly Ahmad protested about the increased […]

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Information KTM Komuter (Klang Valley) News & Events

KTMB 125th Anniversary Celebration

TRANSIT was invited to a gathering celebrating the 125th year of KTM which took place on 21 June 2010. Below is the Programme for the gathering. Programme for the Gathering 8:00 pm: Arrival of invited guests & media 8:30 pm: Arrival of the Deputy Prime Minister The Hon. Tan Sri Dato ‘Hj. Muhyiddin bin Hj. […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Feedback Information KTM Antarabandar News & Events Universal Design

Gombak integrated transport terminal will be open ‘early’ 2011

TRANSIT took note of three articles: Gombak integrated transport terminal will be open early next year (The Star; Transport hub for east revived (NST); Integrated Transport Terminal project will start in June, says minister (Malay Mail) which provide information about the status of the proposed Gombak Integrated Transport Terminal (located near Terminal Putra LRT station […]

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Announcements Comments on Government Comments on Planning Feedback Information KTM Antarabandar News & Events Planning

KTM Update: Japan donates 15 used coaches to KTMB

TRANSIT notes this interesting article on 11 April: Japan donates coaches (The Star) or Japan offers 15 used coaches to KTMB for free (feed from Bernama, NST) KUALA LUMPUR: Fifteen train coaches offered free by the Japanese government will be used on the KTM inter-city route by September. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Complaints - RapidKL Feedback Information Mass Transit (LRT/MRT/METRO) News & Events Planning

LRT service disrupted 3 times on 23 March 2010

NOTE 1: If you were affected by the recent LRT disruption, please contact TRANSIT and share your story, by email at klangvalley.transit@gmail.com, tweet to twitter.com/transitmy (@transitmy) or comment in the space below! NOTE 2: If you have signed up for RapidKL SMS Alerts and email alerts, please let TRANSIT know if you did/did not receive […]

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Comments on Government Comments on Planning Complaints - KTM Feedback Information KTM Antarabandar KTM Komuter (Klang Valley)

KTM Update: KTMB chairman says more needs to be done to serve commuters better

TRANSIT took note of this article, provided by Malaysian national news agency Bernama and carried by various local media. In the article, KTMB Chair Mohd. Dzin Mohamed (himself the former Minister of Works) comments on the problems that the urban rail transit networks are facing. KTMB chairman says more needs to be done to serve […]