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Meanwhile in Ipoh…After a few missteps on public transport Ipoh Council begins a move forward

TRANSIT took note of this news from Ipoh, where Ipoh City Council is looking to reorganize and improve its focus on public transport services. As is typical we see bluster and calls for enforcement but little about the structural problems within the public transport industry. Ipoh Council to ensure public service vehicles are better organized […]

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No bus for you, Sebarang Prai (as of 21 November). Watch out, Kedah & Perak. You might be next! (Update #2)

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 […]

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Updates #88 – our most prosperous update ever!

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 […]

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Updates #78

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 […]

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Updates #68

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 […]

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An LRT for Ipoh???? (Update#1)

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. […]

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KTM Update: ETS to start 12 August?

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 […]

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KTM Update: Issues with KTM Railway Lands

TRANSIT took note of two articles related to the use of the former railway lands from the first rail line built in Malaysia, at Kuala Sepetang near Taiping. Zambry wants railway land price dispute settled amicably (The Star) Zambry rails against KTMB over land price (NST The lands were alienated for railway use in the […]

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Updates #17

Updates #17 1. TRANSIT is going to Malacca this weekend with the intention of submitting comments about the proposed Malacca Aerorail. If you are a resident of Malacca or you just care about real investment in public transport, please submit your comments about the Aerorail. 2. Malacca Monorail ( – Aside from the Aerorail there […]