The Hellfire Pass (Konyu Cutting) is probably the next-most famous railway site after the Bridge Over the River Kwai, as it was the deepest and longest cutting on the Death Railway or Thai-Burma Railway. It is located on the now-disused section of the railway towards Myanmar, about 20km or 20 minutes away from Nam Tok … Continue reading Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum and Walking Trail: A Must-Visit for Appreciating Today’s Railways
Welcome to the 500th Post on RailTravel Station! It's been quite a shift in the articles posted here from the first few concentrating solely on Singapore and Malaysia railways, to slowly expanding to railways of other countries, and now including flight reports and hotel reviews too. While RailTravel Station sure certainly isn't the most influential or … Continue reading 500th Post on RailTravel Station!
Coming in from MH602 from Singapore, it was a 95-minute transit to my next flight, Malaysia Airlines MH740 to Yangon. The flight to Yangon was departing from the Main Terminal Building as well, so after getting a snack from the Satellite Terminal, I got the KLIA Transit Area Shuttle Bus back to board my flight. … Continue reading Malaysia Airlines MH740: Kuala Lumpur to Yangon by Boeing 737-800
The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Aerotrain is, according to the initial airport design, the only way to get between Satellite Terminal and Main Terminal Building. It is the backbone of KLIA as the Aerotrain is needed to shuttle passengers from the plane in the Satellite Terminal to where all main activities before and after … Continue reading Unacceptable KLIA Aerotrain Service Standards
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)
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)
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