KTM Komuter Northern Sector 2956up: Butterworth to Padang Besar by Train

From my Rapid Ferry ride and Penang Sentral Temporary Transport Terminal bus drop off, it was just a short walk to Butterworth Railway Station where I continued my journey by KTM Komuter Northern Sector to Padang Besar where I was hoping to shop for some goodies before returning home later in the afternoon. As I … Continue reading KTM Komuter Northern Sector 2956up: Butterworth to Padang Besar by Train

ETS Gold 9420up + KTM Komuter Northern Sector 2910up & 2963dn: KL Sentral to Butterworth via Padang Rengas and Bukit Mertajam by Train

For this Penang trip, I opted to get there by ETS train as I have not taken KTM for quite some time. However, KTM's genius timetable does not offer any morning trains from KL Sentral to Butterworth. On top of that, the first direct train to Butterworth at 11.25am is an ETS Platinum service. Not … Continue reading ETS Gold 9420up + KTM Komuter Northern Sector 2910up & 2963dn: KL Sentral to Butterworth via Padang Rengas and Bukit Mertajam by Train

KTM Komuter Northern Sector Weekend Service: Padang Besar to Butterworth by 92 Class Six-Car Set (SCS)

Effective 18 November 2017, the KTM Komuter Northern Sector operates with 2 sets of 92 Class EMUs on Saturdays and Sundays to cope with the increasing passenger demand and load. The 92 Class EMUs are transferred from the KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector overnight to the Northern Sector after the end of revenue services in … Continue reading KTM Komuter Northern Sector Weekend Service: Padang Besar to Butterworth by 92 Class Six-Car Set (SCS)

KTM Komuter Northern Sector: Padang Besar to Butterworth by Train

With the Thaksinarath and Hat Yai – Padang Besar Shuttle Train completed, it's time for my final train journey for the Bangkok - Butterworth route: the KTM Komuter Northern Sector. With the rescheduling of the ETS timetable effective 1 August 2017, trains either ply the KL Sentral - Ipoh, (Gemas) - KL Sentral - Butterworth or (Gemas) - … Continue reading KTM Komuter Northern Sector: Padang Besar to Butterworth by Train

ETS Gold: Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth by Train

This post is about the travel experience onboard the ETS Gold. Click here to visit the dedicated ETS Gold information page. With the rearrangement of train services and passenger movement in KL Sentral, boarding for all ETS trains is from Gate B. The gate opens approximately 10 minutes before departure. Head down the escalators to the platform. … Continue reading ETS Gold: Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth by Train

Komuter Utara: Launching on 11 September 2015 (Kamunting – Butterworth – Gurun)

Please click here for the latest information. The Komuter Utara is a new KTM Komuter shuttle train service on the northern sector plying between Kamunting and Gurun via Butterworth, stopping at all stations in between. Launching on 11 September 2015, it will run with 6 trains daily per direction at intervals of 3 hours. Please … Continue reading Komuter Utara: Launching on 11 September 2015 (Kamunting – Butterworth – Gurun)