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On June 30 Malaysians and Singaporeans said goodbye to Tg. Pagar and Bukit Timah railway stations! (Update #1)

Update: Sultan Ibrahim of Johor explains why he took the initiative to drive the last KTM train out of Singapore! TRANSIT took note of more articles about the closure of Tg. Pagar railway station (and Bukit Timah – why does everyone forget Bukit Timah) and the effective withdrawal of KTM train service from Singapore. On […]

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Should we be happy or sad about the withdrawal of KTM from Singapore?

Like many people, TRANSIT is gearing up for the closing of the KTM railway stations at Tg. Pagar and Bukit Timah in Singapore. As you probably know by now, the last trains will leave Tg. Pagar on June 30, 2011. From 1 July 2011 all KTM Train services will stop at Woodlands Checkpoint. Some people […]

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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:┬áCountry’s first electric motorcycle launched (The Star, 16 June 2011) – Modenas CTric was launched by the […]

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More info on KTM’s last day in Singapore 30 June 2011

TRANSIT took note of this notice of service termination produced by KTMB with information about the final date of KTM intercity service to Singapore. The final service will take place on 30 June 2011. From 1 July 2011 all KTM service will stop at JB Sentral with shuttle trains providing service between JB Sentral and […]

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Party like its 1932 at Tanjong Pagar railway station

TRANSIT took note of this interesting series of articles detailing plans for a party at Tg. Pagar railway station to celebrate the closure of the historic building on 30 June 2011. The building opened in 1932 (in case you are wondering about the title of our post). A Facebook page, The Train into Tanjong Pagar, […]

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Updates #86

Updates #86 1. Article: Pedestrian bridge near Sungai Besi LRT station ready for use (The Star, 21 May 2011) 2. Article: KLIA Ekspres value fares for the holidays (NST) – Express Rail Link (ERL) is offering its Group Saver and Family Package for families and friends travelling on KLIA Ekspres. More information at [TRANSIT: […]

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500km of ‘MRT’ in Iskandar, Johor? Not in our lifetime (Update #1)

Update: SPAD CEO Mohd Nor Kamal has responded to the announcement by saying that SPAD has not seen any proposal yet! TRANSIT took note of a very interesting announcement from down south, where the Chief Executive of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority appeared to announce a 500km MRT project for the region. Now before any […]

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Singapore makes KTM train stations into national monuments (Update #1)

TRANSIT took note of this news from down south, where the Singapore government has decided to make the KTM station at Tanjong Pagar into a national monument. In addition the smaller station at Bukit Timah will also be preserved. Singapore makes train station national monument (The Star) 8 April 2011 SINGAPORE : [The] Singapore [government] […]

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Another phase of the Singapore Circle Line opens 17 April

For those who are interested, Singapore’s City Circle Line (CCL or ‘Circle Line’) will open up to passenger service from Dhoby Ghaut to Bartley on 17 April 2010. This will add to the existing Circle Line service from Bartley to Marymount, which was opened earlier. General Info about Circle Line System Map About Circle Line […]