Shuttle Tebrau 83dn: Johor Bahru Sentral to Woodlands CIQ by Train

After lunch, it's time to head back to Singapore via the Shuttle Tebrau, ending this very short loop around Peninsular Malaysia. The Shuttle Tebrau is particularly useful on peak days such as Sundays when tonnes of people are trying to head back to Singapore, both local Singaporeans after a day tirp or weekend in Malaysia, … Continue reading Shuttle Tebrau 83dn: Johor Bahru Sentral to Woodlands CIQ by Train

Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 27dn: Tumpat to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train

The Ekspres Rakyat Timuran is the last true remaining KTM Intercity express train which actually runs with limited stops. The other set of express trains, Ekspres Selatan between JB Sentral and Gemas/Pulau Sebang (Tampin), charges express fares but stops at all stations en route. As it's been almost 3 years since I last took a sleeper … Continue reading Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 27dn: Tumpat to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train

KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector 2018up: Pulau Sebang (Tampin) to KL Sentral by Train

KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector 2018up is the third train of the day departing from Pulau Sebang (Tampin). The 136-minutes-delayed 44up Ekspres Selatan from JB Sentral which I had just disembarked from did not allow me to get the first train out of Tampin despite my overnight journey, snowballing into a delay of my arrival … Continue reading KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector 2018up: Pulau Sebang (Tampin) to KL Sentral by Train

Ekspres Selatan 44up: JB Sentral to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) by Night Train – Truncated and Replaced with SCS 92 Class EMU

The Ekspres Selatan is a series of shuttle trains in the state of Johor charging express fares, with some trains extending up to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) in Melaka. The night train, 44up from JB Sentral, travels up to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) to allow passengers to transfer to the KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector to continue … Continue reading Ekspres Selatan 44up: JB Sentral to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) by Night Train – Truncated and Replaced with SCS 92 Class EMU

KTM Singapore Sector: 8 Years On – What’s New and What’s Still The Same

It's been 8 years since 108 years of Singapore railway history had ended on 1 July 2011 when the railway land from Tanjung Pagar to south of Woodlands Train Checkpoint was handed back to Singapore and KTM train services ended serving central Singapore. Every year close to the anniversary or on the anniversary itself, I've … Continue reading KTM Singapore Sector: 8 Years On – What’s New and What’s Still The Same

Tren Khas Terakhir Stesen Tanjong Pagar 1030up: Singapore to Woodlands CIQ by The Last Train from Tanjung Pagar Railway Station driven by His Majesty DYMM Sultan Ibrahim Ismail of Johor

Thursday, 30 June 2011 marked a very sad day - the last day of the Singapore Sector of the Malayan Railway after 108 years of operations since 1903 as specified by the Malaysia–Singapore Points of Agreement Supplement 2010. From 1 July 2011 onwards, all KTM Intercity trains would terminate at Woodlands Train Checkpoint, with the immigration … Continue reading Tren Khas Terakhir Stesen Tanjong Pagar 1030up: Singapore to Woodlands CIQ by The Last Train from Tanjung Pagar Railway Station driven by His Majesty DYMM Sultan Ibrahim Ismail of Johor

Shuttle Tebrau 89dn: Johor Bahru Sentral to Woodlands CIQ by Train

The Shuttle Tebrau is a popular shuttle train plying between JB Sentral and Woodlands CIQ, with tickets easily selling out 30 days in advance for the 5-minute across the Causeway. Heading back to Singapore on a Sunday night, I opted to camp online before 8.30am 30 days before departure to secure my ticket as the … Continue reading Shuttle Tebrau 89dn: Johor Bahru Sentral to Woodlands CIQ by Train

Shuttle Tebrau 86up: Woodlands CIQ to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train

The Shuttle Tebrau is a popular shuttle train plying between Woodlands CIQ and JB Sentral, with tickets easily selling out 30 days in advance for the 5-minute across the Causeway. Heading to JB on a weekend, I opted to use it to cross the border efficiently and comfortably. From Marsiling MRT Station, I got on … Continue reading Shuttle Tebrau 86up: Woodlands CIQ to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train

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