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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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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 http://www.KLIAekpres.com. [TRANSIT: […]

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SPAD re-registering of commercial vehicles continues

TRANSIT took note of these two articles discussing SPAD’s plan to re-register all 350,000 commercial vehicle operators in Peninsular Malaysia. SPAD: Operators have five months to comply with directive (The Star, 10 May 2011); Exercise is to streamline land transport industry (The Star, 10 May 2011). In the past, these commercial vehicle operators were either […]

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Updates #84

Updates #84 1. Article: Puduraya area almost free of ticket scalping (Malay Mail, 5 Mail 2011) 2. Article: Terminal Bas ala KL Sentral – discusses a proposal to revamp the Terminal One bus terminal in Seremban to make it more like KL Sentral. [TRANSIT: The irony here being that KL Sentral was never designed as […]

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Repair Seremban-Port Dickson railway, says Negri Sembilan MB.

TRANSIT took note of this very interesting article about the currently unused Seremban-Port Dickson railway. The Menteri Besar of Negri Sembilan has requested that SPAD look into rehabilitate the railway so that the state can operate passenger services as planned. Repair rail tracks, says Mohamad (The Star) 26 April 2011 By SARBAN SINGH THE Negri […]

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Penang Hill Railway restarts operations on 25 April 2011

TRANSIT took note of this article about the Penang Hill Railway, which restarted operations yesterday. 2,000 take upgraded Penang Hill train (The Star) Tuesday April 26, 2011 By JOSEPHINE JALLEH GEORGE TOWN: A honeymooning couple from Saudi Arabia was among some 2,000 tourists and locals who boarded the Penang Hill funicular train, which resumed operations […]

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Penang Hill’s new train service to start Monday, fares announced (Update#1)

TRANSIT took note of this story in the Star announcing the re-start date of the upgraded Penang Hill Railway. Fares (based on a return ticket) are now: RM30 (Non-Malaysian adult) RM15 (Non-Malaysian child) RM8 (Malaysian adult) RM4 (Malaysian child) RM4 (Malaysian Senior Citizen “Warga Emas” & Students) Malaysians with OKU card can use the train […]

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North Borneo Railway services goes ‘full-steam’ in July 2011

TRANSIT took note of this interesting article from The Borneo Post, announcing that the North Borneo Railway will re-start operations in July 2011. The North Borneo Railway is a heritage railway service operated by the Sabah State Railway (run by Sabah’s Department of Railways) along with a commuter rail service. Both services were disrupted by […]

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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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Awaiting the ‘new’ Penang Hill Railway

TRANSIT took note of this recent feature on the Penang Hill Railway in the Star’s Metro North section on Saturday, 26 March 2011. The construction of the railway is now complete and the project has been handed over to the Penang Hill Corporation. The reopening is expected in the middle of April 2011. Railing for […]