Padang Besar Railway Station

Padang Besar Railway Station is a railway station located in Padang Besar, Perlis, Malaysia. Padang Besar Railway Station is the northernmost railway station of the Peninsular Malaysia railway network, and the railway line continues north with the State Railway of Thailand Southern Line. Co-located Malaysia and Thai immigration and customs facilities for passengers and freight are available at Padang Besar Railway Station.

Padang Besar Railway Station is one of two railway stations along the Ipoh-Padang Besar Electrified Double Tracking Project to retain the original station building as part of the upgraded system.

Padang Besar Railway Station Details

Address: Padang Besar, 02100 Padang Besar, Perlis, Malaysia
Owner: KTM Berhad
Operator: KTM Berhad
Platform Level: Ground
Platform Layout: Double Island Platforms
Opened: 1 July 1918
Rebuilt: January 2013

Padang Besar Railway Station Train Services

Station Layout

1F: KTM Berhad Ticket Counter, Station Cafe, Toilets, Departure Gates, Pick Up Point
GF: Immigration Department of Malaysia, Immigration Bureau of Thailand, State Railway of Thailand Ticket Office, Station Cafe, Ummul Travel And Tour Sdn Bhd, Train Platforms

Platforms




Fleet Depot




Stabling Sidings




Platform 1: Train Platform (Domestic / International To or From Thailand)
Platform 2: Train Platform (Domestic / International To or From Thailand)


Platform 3: Train Platform (Domestic)
Platform 4: Train Platform (Domestic)

Freight Yard with Royal Malaysian Customs Department Facilities





Concourse

The concourse is above the ground platform level. Separate stairs to the platform are available for domestic and international (Thailand) departures, with international stairs doubling up as domestic stairs during non-international operating times.

Key Station Amenities

Food

There are two station cafes in Padang Besar Railway Station, one on the concourse level and one on the island platform between Platforms 1 and 2.

State Railway of Thailand Ticket Office

State Railway of Thailand tickets can be purchased in Padang Besar, Malaysia. Both Thai Baht and Malaysian Ringgit (poor exchange rate) are accepted. Both advance and immediate ticketing are available with usual State Railway of Thailand booking time frames.

Exits

Jalan Stesen Exit: Jalan Stesen, Kuaters Lama KTMB Jalan Stesen Padang Besar, Kuil Sree Kamakshi Amman, Kampung Kolam, Taman Kastam, Kampung Baru, Kampung Melayu, SK Padang Besar Utara, KFC Padang Besar, Padang Besar Bus Hub, Arked Niaga Padang Besar, SJK (C) Padang Besar Utara, Padang Besar Immigration, Customs, Quarantine, Security Complex (ICQs), The Zon Duty Free Shop

Public Transport Connections

myBAS Kangar Bus Service T11 serves Padang Besar from Padang Besar Bus Hub on Federal Route 7. While geographically beside Padang Besar Railway Station, Padang Besar Bus Hub is approximately 2.1km away from the station exit due to the closure of the pedestrian link bridge between Padang Besar Railway Station and Padang Besar Immigration, Customs, Quarantine, Security Complex (ICQs).

Ummul Travel And Tour Sdn Bhd operates a public van service from Padang Besar Railway Station to Arked Niaga Padang Besar and Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) Sungai Chuchuh. The counter is located in between Platforms 1 and 2 on the southern end from the main station building.

Hat Yai – Padang Besar Minivan Service 8301 serves Padang Besar from opposite Padang Besar Customs House, Thailand.

Click here for RailTravel Station’s Padang Besar Malaysia Public Transport Guide.

KTM Northern Line Stations

The line names described here is only to classify stations into lists on RailTravel Station due to the fluidity of line names in official timetables. They are in no way meant to represent the actual line name which may or may not be used by KTM Berhad, Ministry of Transport (Malaysia), Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Land Public Transport Agency (APAD) or any other relevant companies and/or agencies. The line names described on RailTravel Station should not be taken as an official name, and the official name provided by KTM Berhad, Ministry of Transport (Malaysia), Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Land Public Transport Agency (APAD) or any other relevant companies and/or agencies should always take precedence.

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