Update: TRANSIT has learned that the Penang Government will provide subsidy to CityLiner! Update: TRANSIT has learned that CityLiner bus services will operate until the end of November, and that CityLiner is in talks with the Penang Government to resolve the issues facing their operations in the state! TRANSIT has learned that Konsortium Transnasional Berhad … More No bus for you, Sebarang Prai (as of 21 November). Watch out, Kedah & Perak. You might be next! (Update #2)
Updates #88 – our most prosperous update ever 1. Article: Lounge around in a Rapid bus (The Star, 3 June 2011) – RapidPenang introduces RapidMobile, a “lounge” with a Blaupunkt Stereo system. [TRANSIT: You have to admire their creativity.] 2. Article: CURTAINS DOWN (NST 31 May 2011) – an update on the upcoming closure (at … More Updates #88 – our most prosperous update ever!
Updates #79 – This is our real post for 1 April 2011! 1. Article: Three-tiered parking complex to be built at Serdang KTM station (The Star, 29 March 2011) 2. Article: RapidKL bus division receives ISO Certification – two articles, from NST & Malay Mail on 30 March 2011. 3. Letter: MRT: Learn and adopt … More Updates #79
Updates #78 1. Article: One passenger killed, six seriously injured in bus-lorry crash (Malay Mail, 20 March 2011) – A passenger was killed while six others were seriously injured when their bus was involved in an accident with two lorries at Km341.9 North South Expressway early today. This article, Injured man in bus crash killed … More Updates #78
Updates #68 1. Letter: Upgrade facilities at stations now (The Star) – Lena Lim of Seremban complains about the inadequate facilities at the LRT and Komuter stations at the Bandar Tasik Selatan interchange. 2. Article: Homeless show their usefulness (The Star) – 22 homeless persons engaged in a gotong-royong community cleanup at the Klang Bus … More Updates #68
Updates #62 1. Article: Peak-hour wait time on Kelana Jaya Line LRT reduced by 28% (The Star) – Prasarana has increased the frequency of trains on the Kelana Jaya line during the morning peak hours to 2 minutes and 37 seconds (or 197 seconds). TRANSIT: Good for Prasarana- now let’s look into coupling the 2-carriage … More Updates #62
Updates #60 TRANSIT celebrates 60 separate updates of news stories, comments and blog postings related to public transport in Malaysia
Updated with links to Majlis Bandaraya Ipoh website! Recently, TRANSIT took note of this article which discussed a proposal for an LRT line to be constructed in Ipoh. We sort of “laughed it off” thinking that it could not be a serious proposal – given that Ipoh has a old, unreliable “system” of rattle-trap buses. … More An LRT for Ipoh???? (Update#1)
TRANSIT has found out that the Electric Train Service (ETS) between Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh is likely to start operations on 12 August 2010. This will be exactly 15 years and 9 days since the first electric train service in Malaysia, the KTM Komuter, started operations (on 3 August 1995). Ticketing: The main ticketing offices … More KTM Update: ETS to start 12 August?
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 … More KTM Update: Ipoh-KL trip to cost not more than RM35