Datuk Ir. Kamarulzaman Zainal, Chief Executive Officer of KTM Berhad, said the train was traveling from Gemas Railway Station to Johor Bahru Sentral Railway Station (JB Sentral) before derailing at KM 595, about five kilometers before Genuang Railway Station.
All 10 passengers are safe, including the crew, and alternative transport was arranged for all 10 passengers to continue their journey to Johor Bahru Sentral Railway Station (JB Sentral).
Image from KTM Berhad.
Rehabilitation efforts are underway at the derailment site.
Detailed investigations have also been started to identify the cause of the incident, also involving the Ministry of Transport Malaysia (MOT) and the Land Public Transport Agency (APAD).