KTM ETS Rail Replacement Bus Service: KL Sentral – Tanjung Malim (17 July 2019 Cargo Train Derailment)

CLEARED: KTM ETS train services have resumed as of 22 July 2019. Rail Replacement Bus Services will still be in operation from KL Sentral to Tanjung Malim for ETS Gold 9224up from KL Sentral at 10.50pm daily from 25 July to 4 August 2019. To support intensified track maintenance and renewal works, there will be … Continue reading KTM ETS Rail Replacement Bus Service: KL Sentral – Tanjung Malim (17 July 2019 Cargo Train Derailment)

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Iarnród Éireann-Irish Rail 22000 Class InterCity Railcar (ICR) Exploration: The Sister Train to KTM’s ETS 91 Class

The Iarnród Éireann-Irish Rail 22000 Class InterCity Railcar (ICR) is the new generation of InterCity train services built by Hyundai Rotem operating at speeds of up to 160km/h, replacing locomotive-hauled services on all InterCity routes since 2008 except for Dublin-Cork and Dublin-Belfast. Sounds familiar? Heading into Connolly Railway Station after getting off the Luas Red … Continue reading Iarnród Éireann-Irish Rail 22000 Class InterCity Railcar (ICR) Exploration: The Sister Train to KTM’s ETS 91 Class

Penang Sentral Exploration: The Latest Integrated Transport Hub in Northern Malaysia

Penang Sentral is the newest Integrated Transport Hub in Northern Malaysia, linking train, bus and ferry services through an integrated complex. While announced in 2007, the project was delayed repeatedly until it finally began construction in 2015, 4 years after the Butterworth Railway Station was rebuilt. Penang Sentral finally opened on 22 November 2018 which … Continue reading Penang Sentral Exploration: The Latest Integrated Transport Hub in Northern Malaysia

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

RailTravel Station Magnet Set – Malaysia EMU Series – Kuala Lumpur Sales

For those who have been waiting for the Malaysia magnet sales and RailTravel Station meet-up session in Malaysia, now's your chance! *** Please note that this is only an indication of interest. *** *** I will gauge the response before deciding if the sales and meet-up should go on or not. *** The RailTravel Station Malaysia … Continue reading RailTravel Station Magnet Set – Malaysia EMU Series – Kuala Lumpur Sales

RailTravel Station Magnet Set – Malaysia EMU Series – Singapore Sales

Following the success of the previous batch of magnets, RailTravel Station is now offering a new set of designs for your collection! The Malaysia EMU Series Magnet Set consists of the 3 types of six-car electric multiple units used on the KTM West Coast Line which includes the 91 Class EMU on short-distance ETS services, … Continue reading RailTravel Station Magnet Set – Malaysia EMU Series – Singapore Sales

Proposed Cessation of Selected Train Services and New Bus Subsidiary for KTM Berhad

Unsustainable Train Services Recent line closures, reduced frequencies and delayed express KTM Intercity trains by an average of 3 hours daily, are affecting passenger satisfaction on the national railway operator, KTM Berhad, bringing it to an all-time low. Those with no option but to wait for the train makes up the most of KTM Komuter … Continue reading Proposed Cessation of Selected Train Services and New Bus Subsidiary for KTM Berhad

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