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

KTM Intercity Service Disruption (Issued 25 January 2017)

All services are restored since 10pm on 1 February 2017. All KTM Intercity services with the exception of the Shuttle Tebrau are disrupted in one way or another due to floods in Segamat (KM590.25) and Tanjung Sekawin (Kuala Lipis) (KM220.5). Listed below are the disrupted trains (which is all the trains) and the respective arrangements: 26up Ekspres … Continue reading KTM Intercity Service Disruption (Issued 25 January 2017)

ETS Gold x Ekspres Selatan x Shuttle Tebrau: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by “Night Train”

This post is about the travel experience onboard the ETS Gold, Ekspres Selatan and Shuttle Tebrau. Click here to visit the dedicated ETS Gold information page. Click here to visit the dedicated Ekspres Selatan information page. Click here to visit the dedicated Shuttle Tebrau information page. Following the cessation of through KTM Intercity services on the electrified double track sectors … Continue reading ETS Gold x Ekspres Selatan x Shuttle Tebrau: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by “Night Train”

Ekspres Selatan x ETS Gold: Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur via Pulau Sebang (Tampin) by Train

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