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ETP: Masterplan is not just about MRT. TRANSIT: But the MRT is all you seem to be talking about!

TRANSIT took note of a very interesting commentary from Ahmad Suhaili Idrus, the Director of the Urban Public Transport NKRA and Greater Kuala Lumpur / Klang Valley NKEA in response to a letter from TRANSIT’s Advisor Rajiv Rishyakaran, regarding recent comments by Idris Jala that the Klang Valley would be choked by 2020 if the […]

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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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Updates #90

Updates #90 1. Article: Close shave for six schoolgirls (NST, 18 June 2011) – Six secondary school students in Georgetown had a close shave yesterday after the school bus they were in overturned in Jalan Mount Erskine. 2. Article: Country’s first electric motorcycle launched (The Star, 16 June 2011) – Modenas CTric was launched by the […]

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At what cost shall SPAD defend the MRT contractual model? (Update #1)

TRANSIT members learned with interest of the SPAD CEO’s enlightening statements in response to criticism over the appointment of Gamuda-MMC as the project delivery partner (PDP) for the MRT project. Advantages of PDP model for the Klang Valley MRT — Mohd Nur Kamal (Malaysian Insider) March 28, 2011 MARCH 28 — I read with some […]

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KTM Update: Progress on our new Komuter trains

TRANSIT took note of the following update at KTMB website http://www.ktmb.com.my which includes information on the progress of KTMB’s NKRA responsibilities. The main feature of the NKRA is the purchase, delivery & commissioning of 38 units of 6-carriage trains for the Komuter service. The first set of trains is under construction and the lead train […]

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SPAD to reveal public transport master plan and MRT Line 2 plan soon

TRANSIT has learned that SPAD will share the Klang Valley public transport plan next month. The public display for MRT Line 2 (the Circle Line) may begin by the end of this month … which means a lot more information for you, the public, and a lot more work for the people at TRANSIT. Public […]

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SPAD CEO answers “Your 10 Questions” in Star Biz

TRANSIT took note of the recent “Your 10 Questions” interview of SPAD CEO Mohd Nor Ismal Kamal, in Star Biz. As you might expect, most of the questions were about the MRT plan, including the planning process. There were also a few questions asked about SPAD itself and its plans to improve public transport. Your […]

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MRT Update: AWER tells DoE to reject EIA from ERE for KVMRT (SBK)

TRANSIT woke up this morning and decided to confuse as many people as possible by using as many acronyms as possible in one post heading. We have already done this in the past (for fun), but once the GTP and ETP were introduced, we felt that they really raised the bar on acronym use so […]

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MRT Update: Do we need an MRT to Shah Alam & Klang? (Update #1)

Updated with poll! Read through our post and join our poll – conveniently placed at the bottom of this post! TRANSIT has taken note of the updated plans for the MRT network, which (as you know by now) are actually quite different from the original MMC-Gamuda proposal. If you have been following the plan (or […]

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MRT Update: Is this our new MRT network?

TRANSIT took note of this recent article in Star Biz, which highlights the planning for the 2nd MRT line, an “orbital” line running around the city centre that has been named the  “Circle Line” The article also mentions an “Orange Line” which will run from Ampang to Klang through Seputeh & what looks like Petaling […]