TRANSIT took note of this interesting letter by C.R. of Kuala Lumpur, who discusses the recent protest by the Railwaymen’s Union of Malaya (RUM), which included warnings of a “work-to-rule” campaign & potential disruption of Balik Kampung / Hari Raya Aidilfitri travel. C.R. argues that it might be time to open up the Railway sector […]
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Updates #98 1. Article: Firm denies using taxi coupons to make ‘easy money’ (NST, 10 August 2011) – Mohd Nasir Mohd Rashid, Exec. Chairman of MESRA Indah Jaya Sdn. Bhd. which operates the taxi coupon system in Johor Baru, has denied allegations that it is making an “RM2 profit from the sale of coupons as […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
TRANSIT notes this article in which the Railwaymen’s Union of Malaya has publicly opposed the handover of KTMB Headquarters to a private company for redevelopment. However, KTMB Managing Director Dr. Aminuddin says that no decision has been made. Group against decision to hand over KTM building to private sector (The Star) KUALA LUMPUR: The Railway […]
TRANSIT took note of the following article, which states that the Railwaymen’s Union has objected to the setting up of a separate subsidiary for the ETS service which will be offered by KTM beginning in March 2010. Railwaymen’s union objects to KTM subsidiary for ETS 17 December 2009 PETALING JAYA: The Railwaymen’s Union of Malaysia […]