Ekspres Rakyat

The Ekspres Rakyat is no longer in operation. There is no through train service between JB Sentral and KL Sentral.

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The Ekspres Rakyat was a popular daily service between JB Sentral and Butterworth via KL Sentral. Since its inception in 1977, the Ekspres Rakyat had been running daily under KTM. Originally operating with Economy Class coaches only, it received the then-modern Eksekutif Dingin, before changing to the current Hyundai coaches in 1992. It plied the Bukit Mertajam – Johor Bahru route before being extended to Butterworth and Singapore (Tanjong Pagar), before it was truncated to ply between KL Sentral and Singapore only due to the Rawang – Ipoh Double Tracking Project. It restarted services north of KL in 2007 to Ipoh, before plying the entire original route back to Butterworth in 2008. It was ultimately truncated from Singapore to Woodlands CIQ on 1 July 2011.

The Ekspres Rakyat ran for the last time on 8 May 2016.

Route Map

TRAINS1M Ekspres Rakyat
Click on the image to enlarge.

Interior

AFC 01
Premier Class (AFC)

ASC INKA
Superior Class (ASC INKA) (R coaches)

ASC Refurbished on INKA 01
Superior Class (ASC Hyundai) (T Coaches)

Seating Plans

Premier Class (AFC): Coach T
Not all coaches may be attached. AFC may not be available on some days.

Seating Plan AFC Northbound
Seating Plan AFC Southbound

Superior Class (ASC INKA): Coach R1, R2, R3, R4, R5*, R6*
Not all coaches may be attached.
*R5 and/or R6 may be swapped to normal ASC coaches on certain days.

Seating Plan ASC INKA

Superior Class (ASC Hyundai): Coach T1, T2, T3, T4
Not all coaches may be attached.

Seating Plan ASC Hyundai

Journey Experiences

1dn Butterworth to JB Sentral (Southbound)
2up JB Sentral to Butterworth (Northbound)

The Ekspres Rakyat features new second class coaches different from the ones seen in the journey experience links above. Click here to learn more.

The Ekspres Rakyat is no longer in operation. There is no through train service between JB Sentral and KL Sentral.

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