Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 26up: 3 Hours 18 Minutes Delayed Train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Tumpat – Locomotive Breakdown

The Ekspres Rakyat Timuran is the last remaining express KTM Intercity train still running, spanning Peninsular Malaysia but not on the usual main line via bigger cities. The Ekspres Rakyat Timuran runs through the middle of the peninsular through the inland towns not easily accessible by road, from Johor Bahru right up to the coast … Continue reading Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 26up: 3 Hours 18 Minutes Delayed Train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Tumpat – Locomotive Breakdown

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Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 27dn: Tumpat to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train

The Ekspres Rakyat Timuran is the last true remaining KTM Intercity express train which actually runs with limited stops. The other set of express trains, Ekspres Selatan between JB Sentral and Gemas/Pulau Sebang (Tampin), charges express fares but stops at all stations en route. As it's been almost 3 years since I last took a sleeper … Continue reading Ekspres Rakyat Timuran 27dn: Tumpat to Johor Bahru Sentral by Train

Ekspres Selatan 44up: JB Sentral to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) by Night Train – Truncated and Replaced with SCS 92 Class EMU

The Ekspres Selatan is a series of shuttle trains in the state of Johor charging express fares, with some trains extending up to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) in Melaka. The night train, 44up from JB Sentral, travels up to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) to allow passengers to transfer to the KTM Komuter Klang Valley Sector to continue … Continue reading Ekspres Selatan 44up: JB Sentral to Pulau Sebang (Tampin) by Night Train – Truncated and Replaced with SCS 92 Class EMU

Starmart Express: Failed Trip from Golden Mile Tower to Kluang by Bus (Truncated)

Starmart Express provides lots of links to Peninsular Malaysian cities other than the common KL or Genting from Singapore, and I opted for them to get to Kluang too. I thought that taking the first bus to Kluang at 6.31am would get me there in time for a Malayan Railway Fan Club meet-up session at … Continue reading Starmart Express: Failed Trip from Golden Mile Tower to Kluang by Bus (Truncated)

Ekspres Selatan 43dn: Gemas to JB Sentral by Afternoon Train

After packing my dinner from KFC outside of the old Gemas Railway Station as all local food stalls around has either sold out or have not prepared for dinner yet, I headed back to Gemas Railway Station for my connecting Ekspres Selatan 43dn train to JB Sentral. Ekspres Selatan 43dn is the only afternoon train from Pulau … Continue reading Ekspres Selatan 43dn: Gemas to JB Sentral by Afternoon 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

KTM Intercity Service Disruption (Issued 25 January 2017)

All services are restored since 10pm on 1 February 2017. All KTM Intercity services with the exception of the Shuttle Tebrau are disrupted in one way or another due to floods in Segamat (KM590.25) and Tanjung Sekawin (Kuala Lipis) (KM220.5). Listed below are the disrupted trains (which is all the trains) and the respective arrangements: 26up Ekspres … Continue reading KTM Intercity Service Disruption (Issued 25 January 2017)

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