Ekspres Selatan 43dn: Gemas to JB Sentral by Afternoon Train

After packing my dinner from KFC outside of the old Gemas Railway Station as all local food stalls around has either sold out or have not prepared for dinner yet, I headed back to Gemas Railway Station for my connecting Ekspres Selatan 43dn train to JB Sentral. Ekspres Selatan 43dn is the only afternoon train from Pulau … Continue reading Ekspres Selatan 43dn: Gemas to JB Sentral by Afternoon Train

KTM Komuter Northern Sector 2963dn: Padang Besar to Anak Bukit by Train

After getting some snacks from Arked Niaga, it was time to head back home. However, I'm doing a little something different this time, with the new-age "Ekspres Peninsular" instead. Here's how. I started my journey back to JB and onwards to Singapore from Padang Besar as usual with the KTM Komuter Northern Sector. However, instead … Continue reading KTM Komuter Northern Sector 2963dn: Padang Besar to Anak Bukit by Train

KTM Komuter Northern Sector 2956up: Butterworth to Padang Besar by Train

From my Rapid Ferry ride and Penang Sentral Temporary Transport Terminal bus drop off, it was just a short walk to Butterworth Railway Station where I continued my journey by KTM Komuter Northern Sector to Padang Besar where I was hoping to shop for some goodies before returning home later in the afternoon. As I … Continue reading KTM Komuter Northern Sector 2956up: Butterworth to Padang Besar by Train

ETS Gold 9420up + KTM Komuter Northern Sector 2910up & 2963dn: KL Sentral to Butterworth via Padang Rengas and Bukit Mertajam by Train

For this Penang trip, I opted to get there by ETS train as I have not taken KTM for quite some time. However, KTM's genius timetable does not offer any morning trains from KL Sentral to Butterworth. On top of that, the first direct train to Butterworth at 11.25am is an ETS Platinum service. Not … Continue reading ETS Gold 9420up + KTM Komuter Northern Sector 2910up & 2963dn: KL Sentral to Butterworth via Padang Rengas and Bukit Mertajam by Train

KTM Komuter 2304up: Sentul to Sungai Buloh by Once-A-Day Direct Train

The KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector runs on 2 distinct corridors (excluding current split route arrangements), namely the Batu Caves - Pulau Sebang (Tampin) Line and Tanjung Malim - Pelabuhan Klang Line. However, one train a day in the early morning plies a rather unusual route, from Sentul to Sungai Buloh. This isn't a parliamentary train where … Continue reading KTM Komuter 2304up: Sentul to Sungai Buloh by Once-A-Day Direct Train

RailTravel Station Magnet Set – Malaysia EMU Series – Kuala Lumpur Sales

For those who have been waiting for the Malaysia magnet sales and RailTravel Station meet-up session in Malaysia, now's your chance! *** Please note that this is only an indication of interest. *** *** I will gauge the response before deciding if the sales and meet-up should go on or not. *** The RailTravel Station Malaysia … Continue reading RailTravel Station Magnet Set – Malaysia EMU Series – Kuala Lumpur Sales

RailTravel Station Magnet Set – Malaysia EMU Series – Singapore Sales

Following the success of the previous batch of magnets, RailTravel Station is now offering a new set of designs for your collection! The Malaysia EMU Series Magnet Set consists of the 3 types of six-car electric multiple units used on the KTM West Coast Line which includes the 91 Class EMU on short-distance ETS services, … Continue reading RailTravel Station Magnet Set – Malaysia EMU Series – Singapore Sales

More Fake KTM Facts by “KTM kolektif” on Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG)

Following the little exposé on the fake photo used on the Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG) portal yesterday, it seems like nothing much has been done about it yet by the Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG), so here's two more bonus posts that I've discovered by the same author, KTM kolektif. Here’s the original post reproduced from the Singapore Memory Project: … Continue reading More Fake KTM Facts by “KTM kolektif” on Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG)

Inaccurate Historical KTM Facts on Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG)

A post from the Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG) about the KTM history in Singapore has been making rounds on my WhatsApp (not sure if other railway fans have already got it), but it is a memory about a supposed "KTM day" with a grossly inaccurate fact about the date of the closure of the railway in Singapore. … Continue reading Inaccurate Historical KTM Facts on Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG)