KTM Komuter: Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) (and JB Sentral) by Train

This post is about the travel experience onboard the KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector.

Click here to visit the dedicated KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector information page.


Since the cessation of KTM Intercity services in April, there is no more through train service between JB Sentral and KL Sentral. However, a cheaper combination without the ETS still exists if you wish to travel in the day, but still includes the compulsory transfer at Pulau Sebang (Tampin).

You should read Ekspres Selatan: (Kuala Lumpur and) Pulau Sebang (Tampin) to JB Sentral by Train after this post.

Instead of departing from the ETS gates at Level 2 of KL Sentral, the journey to JB Sentral begins at the usual KTM Komuter gates.

If you pay with KomuterLink or Touch ‘n Go, you get a discount off the KTM Komuter cash fares.

Touching in to the system with the new KomuterLink card and faregates.

Waiting for the train to Pulau Sebang (Tampin). Feels a little strange that the journey to JB Sentral begins from the same track as to Midvalley and Bandar Tasik Selatan.

The KTM Komuter to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) (and JB Sentral) arriving at KL Sentral.

Passing by Terminal Bersepadu Selatan which you could use to actually get to Johor Bahru and Singapore faster than the combination I’m taking.

The usual scenery along the way.

While the route map is printed for service ending at Sungai Gadut, the LED lights below are set up to extend to Pulau Sebang (Tampin).

Here’s my edit of the above picture with extreme contrast and backlight to show the green lights below the existing panel.

Since the lights above seem to align with the bottom line to Pelabuhan Klang, I suspect there might already be provisions for Batang Melaka and Gemas stations, aligning with Jalan Kastam and Pelabuhan Klang stations respectively, but I guess there’s no way of finding out since the service to Gemas has already been terminated without the 92 Class serving the line before.

The full route map with the journey to Sungai Gadut completed, if you didn’t notice the green lights behind the panel.

More palm trees en route.

The train ran pretty crowded from KL Sentral to Sungai Gadut, I only managed to get this sort-of clear shot after Rembau. If you’re travelling long-distance on the KTM Komuter, please rush for your seat. You’ll regret it if you don’t.


Arrived at Pulau Sebang (Tampin).

Pulau Sebang (Tampin) is the new southern terminus of the KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector. From here, you can connect to the ETS to Gemas, Ekspres Selatan to JB Sentral or use my KTM Komuter Melaka-Johor Missing Link.

You should read Ekspres Selatan: (Kuala Lumpur and) Pulau Sebang (Tampin) to JB Sentral by Train after this post.


This post is about the travel experience onboard the KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector.

Click here to visit the dedicated KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector information page.

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