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

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

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

7th Anniversary of The Closure of The Singapore Railway

On 1 July 2011 just after midnight, as the last train driven by His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim, The Sultan of Johor out of Tanjung Pagar Railway Station arrived at Woodlands Train Checkpoint, 108 years of Singapore railway history came to a close, save for a 1.46km stretch from the Singapore-Malaysia border on the causeway to the buffer … Continue reading 7th Anniversary of The Closure of The Singapore Railway

Proposed Cessation of Selected Train Services and New Bus Subsidiary for KTM Berhad

Unsustainable Train Services Recent line closures, reduced frequencies and delayed express KTM Intercity trains by an average of 3 hours daily, are affecting passenger satisfaction on the national railway operator, KTM Berhad, bringing it to an all-time low. Those with no option but to wait for the train makes up the most of KTM Komuter … Continue reading Proposed Cessation of Selected Train Services and New Bus Subsidiary for KTM Berhad

ETS Gold x Shuttle Gemas – JB Sentral: KL Sentral to JB Sentral by Night Train Combination

This post was originally meant to be a KL Sentral to Woodlands CIQ travel log, but KTM being KTM which manages to screw up my plans almost all the time, this time having not given me much sleep and a missed Shuttle Tebrau connection, I was unable to get back to Singapore with the Shuttle … Continue reading ETS Gold x Shuttle Gemas – JB Sentral: KL Sentral to JB Sentral by Night Train Combination