Shuttle (JB Sentral – Gemas)

24104 Ekspres Selatan INKA
The Shuttle 40 & 41; 42 & 43 between JB Sentral and Gemas.

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The Shuttle 44 & 45 between JB Sentral and Gemas.

The Shuttle is a series of daily local services between JB Sentral and Gemas, stopping at all stations en route. It travels along the unelectrified, single track line in the south to connect to and from ETS services running at higher speeds on the double track sectors to other central and northern destinations. This train serves the southern state of Johor, only entering Negeri Sembilan at Gemas as the station is located within the said state.

As with all Shuttle trains, there is no catering on board. However, express fares are charged as reserved seating is provided for the Shuttle as it is treated as a relay train for ETS services to and from Gemas, even though ticket conditions say otherwise.

The Shuttle (JB Sentral – Gemas) was previously known as the Ekspres Selatan.

If you are commuting between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, you should seriously consider taking the bus instead, unless you wish to experience the train journey as the destination itself. Click here for details of Singapore – Kuala Lumpur Express Buses.

Route Map

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Click on the image to enlarge.

Interior

ASC INKA Interior 01
Superior Class (ASC INKA)
Shuttle 40 & 41; 42 & 43

BSC Interior 03
BSC Interior 02
Superior Class (BSC)
Shuttle 44 & 45

Train Consist

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Shuttle 40 & 41

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Shuttle 42 & 43

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Shuttle 44 & 45

Seating Plans

Seating Plan ASC INKA
Superior Class (ASC INKA)
Shuttle 40 & 41; 42 & 43

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The seat map is a generic map for BSC coaches of OHaFu type. The exact coach may have 14, 16 or 18 rows of seats. KTM only tickets for rows 1 to 15 on all coaches. You may be reassigned to another seat if you book row 15 but no such row is available on your coach.
Superior Class (BSC)
Shuttle 44

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The seat map is a generic map for BSC coaches of OHaFu type. The exact coach may have 14, 16 or 18 rows of seats. KTM only tickets for rows 1 to 15 on all coaches. You may be reassigned to another seat if you book row 15 but no such row is available on your coach.
Superior Class (BSC)
Shuttle 45

Timetable

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Click here to view RailTravel Station’s Integrated Timetables.

Timetables from KTM’s website effective 1 February 2017

Links attached are hosted on Google Drive as it’s more stable than KTM’s servers, ensuring accessibility even when KTM’s website is down.

Journey Experiences

KTM Train Ticket Booking Methods

Tickets are open for sale 180 days before departure except for the Shuttle Tebrau which opens 30 days before departure.

Hotel Booking

Attractions Booking

How do I book tickets online?

Links to the KTM E-Ticket System are strikethroughed due to KTM’s own admission of the instability of their system here after Prime Minister Najib Razak personally posted on Facebook that there is such an issue here. Proceed using the KTM E-Ticket System at your own risk.


How do I travel from JB Sentral to KL Sentral with KTM Intercity?

KTM Intercity trains run on the non-electrified single track lines of Peninsular Malaysia. Change to the ETS at Gemas.

How much is the combined Shuttle and ETS fare from JB Sentral to KL Sentral?

JB Sentral to Gemas: RM21
Gemas to KL Sentral: RM31

Total: RM51 (note that this is not a combined ticket)

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