Starmart Express provides lots of links to Peninsular Malaysian cities other than the common KL or Genting from Singapore, and I opted for them to get to Kluang too. I thought that taking the first bus to Kluang at 6.31am would get me there in time for a Malayan Railway Fan Club meet-up session at … Continue reading Starmart Express: Failed Trip from Golden Mile Tower to Kluang by Bus (Truncated)
This post is about the defunct Ekspres Selatan service. From 1 February 2017, the trains serving only the sector between JB Sentral and Gemas are known as Shuttle. It's always hard to say goodbye. I rode my last Ekspres Rakyat service from KL Sentral to JB Sentral to depart the electrified double track sector by … Continue reading Ekspres Selatan – Last Run to Pulau Sebang (Tampin)
The Ekspres Selatan was created out of necessity due to the split of ETS services on the newer electrified double track sectors and KTM Intercity services on the older non-electrified single track sectors, forcing commuters to change trains at Gemas to travel between southern destinations and the cities on the electrified double track sectors including Kuala … Continue reading Goodbye Ekspres Selatan
This post is about the travel experience onboard the Ekspres Selatan and ETS Gold. Click here to visit the dedicated Ekspres Selatan information page. Click here to visit the dedicated ETS Gold information page. The 40up Ekspres Selatan is the only KTM Intercity train still plying a portion of the electrified double track section of KTM's network. The … Continue reading Ekspres Selatan x ETS Gold: Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur via Pulau Sebang (Tampin) by Train
After the rather disappointing visit after the July renovations before, I decided to go back again to see if any improvements were made after a few months. The telur kampungs are finally back to the Kluang RailCoffee quality as I knew it before. Perhaps the strange looking eggs the last time was a trial on … Continue reading Kluang RailCoffee Refreshed: A Revisit
The ever-popular Kluang RailCoffee's flagship outlet at Kluang Railway Station has been renovated during the fasting month and reopened in July. Among the typical renovation tasks such as new paint and new furniture, Kluang RailCoffee now has a new hipster chalkboard as a menu, and new cooked items such as Johor Laksa and Mee Soto. You … Continue reading Kluang RailCoffee: Refreshed for the better?