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

ETS Gold x Shuttle Gemas – JB Sentral: KL Sentral to JB Sentral by Night Train Combination

This post was originally meant to be a KL Sentral to Woodlands CIQ travel log, but KTM being KTM which manages to screw up my plans almost all the time, this time having not given me much sleep and a missed Shuttle Tebrau connection, I was unable to get back to Singapore with the Shuttle … Continue reading ETS Gold x Shuttle Gemas – JB Sentral: KL Sentral to JB Sentral by Night Train Combination

ETS Gold x Ekspres Selatan x Shuttle Tebrau: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by “Night Train”

This post is about the travel experience onboard the ETS Gold, Ekspres Selatan and Shuttle Tebrau. Click here to visit the dedicated ETS Gold information page. Click here to visit the dedicated Ekspres Selatan information page. Click here to visit the dedicated Shuttle Tebrau information page. Following the cessation of through KTM Intercity services on the electrified double track sectors … Continue reading ETS Gold x Ekspres Selatan x Shuttle Tebrau: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by “Night Train”

Ekspres Selatan x ETS Gold: Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur via Pulau Sebang (Tampin) by Train

This post is about the travel experience onboard the Ekspres Selatan and ETS Gold. Click here to visit the dedicated Ekspres Selatan information page. Click here to visit the dedicated ETS Gold information page. The 40up Ekspres Selatan is the only KTM Intercity train still plying a portion of the electrified double track section of KTM's network. The … Continue reading Ekspres Selatan x ETS Gold: Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur via Pulau Sebang (Tampin) by Train

ETS Gold: (JB Sentral and) Gemas to Kuala Lumpur by Night Train

This post is about the travel experience onboard the ETS Gold. Click here to visit the dedicated ETS Gold information page. Since the cessation of KTM Intercity services in April, there is no more through train service between JB Sentral and KL Sentral. However, an overnight train combination still exists if you wish to travel … Continue reading ETS Gold: (JB Sentral and) Gemas to Kuala Lumpur by Night 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