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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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Penang Hill Railway to restart someday (okay, maybe mid-to-late-April 2011)

As you know, TRANSIT has been following the upgrade to the Penang Hill Railway. As you might expect, the project, which was supposed (or should we say, supposedly) to be completed by the end of November 2010, has been delayed by 6 months, to the end of March. TRANSIT notes that the trains are being […]

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Ipoh Station Hotel to close down after 76 years (Update #2)

More interesting letters on Railway heritage – including one on the living heritage of one of our most interesting rail services! Update: On a similar note, Vishnu Kumar Visavanathan of Petaling Jaya wrote this letter, Preserve old railway lines for the future, which laments the loss of our railway heritage through modernization and lack of […]

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Updates #76

Updates #76 1. Article: Discover Ipoh by Bike after a short train ride from KL (The Star) – Sam Cheong writes of a trip to Ipoh using ETS and a folding bicycle.  

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Complaints - Taxi Feedback JPJ / RTD Local Councils SPAD / LTC Taxi

Cabbies who were like thugs

TRANSIT was again shocked when we took note of this article, describing harassment and assault by taxi drivers at the Bukit Jalil terminal. Cabbies who were like thugs (The Star) I AM a foreigner who is disabled. I normally use a wheelchair to get around. As you know, Malaysia is not very wheelchair-friendly at the […]

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Updates #75

Updates #75 1. Article: 15 flee as bus burns (NST) – Fourteen passengers on a double-deck express bus, including foreigners and children, escaped death when they managed to get off the vehicle before it was engulfed in flames during an incident at Km224.2 of the North-South Expressway, heading south near Pedas here, on Saturday. There […]

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Updates #70

Updates #70 1. Letter: Put public transport back on track (The Star) – J. D. Lovrenciar of KL calls for improvements to public transport to reduce commute times & stress & improve quality of life. 2. Letter: Make cycling a way of life (The Star) – Dr. A. Soorian of Seremban calls for improvements to […]

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Updates #57

Updates #57 1. Article: Rail discounts at Matta Fair (The Star) – Self explantory 2. Article: 1 killed, 9 hurt in bus crash (NST) – A bus driver was killed and 9 passengers injured when the bus, which was speeding on wet roads, collided with a lorry at km 306.2 of the N-S Expressway. 3. […]

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Penang Hill Railway shut down for ‘upgrade’ (Update #9)

This article confirms the update below – the Penang Hill Railway will return by the end of March 2011! Update – Penang Hill Tram service is not projected to return to Penang Hill until the end of March 2011 – more than 6 months delay! The new funicular trains have arrived. See our new post! […]

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Updates #40

Updates #40 1. Article: Penang Hill’s funicular train to stop for 7 months (The Star) – Service on the Penang Hill railway will stop for 7 months starting tomorrow (Feb 22) for a redesign of the railway. The 2-stage railway will be replaced by a continuous railway with larger, air-conditioned carriages. 2. Letter: Way off […]