Sabah State Railway (JKNS) 502/506: Beaufort to Tanjung Aru by Train

After walking around Beaufort for a short while after arriving from Tanjung Aru, it was time to head back to catch the last train of the day back to Tanjung Aru, the Sabah State Railway (JKNS) 502/506 from Beaufort departing at 11.01am. Yup, you read that right. This is also why you can't explore the … Continue reading Sabah State Railway (JKNS) 502/506: Beaufort to Tanjung Aru by Train

Sabah State Railway (JKNS) 101/105: Tanjung Aru to Beaufort by Train

Sabah State Railway (JKNS) 101/105 is the sole morning train from Tanjung Aru (Kota Kinabalu) to Beaufort, departing from Tanjung Aru at 7.45am. While the Sabah State Railway is a simple linear network, trains operate on 3 distinct sections, and if you are travelling further onwards to Halogilat or Tenom, you do need to board … Continue reading Sabah State Railway (JKNS) 101/105: Tanjung Aru to Beaufort by Train

Kota Kinabalu Airport Bus: Kota Kinabalu International Airport to Horizon Hotel / City Park Bus Terminal by Express Bus

From the early arrival of my AirAsia AK1792 flight from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu, I hopped over to the Kota Kinabalu Airport Bus counter as quickly as possible to hopefully catch an immediate departure to the city at 8.00pm, saving me half an hour of waiting time at KKIA. Click on the image to enlarge. The … Continue reading Kota Kinabalu Airport Bus: Kota Kinabalu International Airport to Horizon Hotel / City Park Bus Terminal by Express Bus

Flight Review – AirAsia AK1792: Singapore to Kota Kinabalu by Airbus A320-200

AirAsia flies from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu twice a day, with the evening flight being AirAsia AK1792 departing at 5.35pm, perfect for an early start the next day in KK. The flight time also allows for a quick weekend getaway with just a half day's leave from work. Heading to the FAST Check-in kiosks to … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK1792: Singapore to Kota Kinabalu by Airbus A320-200

Sipitang Express/Jesselton Express: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Boarding Guide (Bus to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia)

Sipitang Express is one of the popular bus operators in Sabah, and the only one to offer the international Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) - Kota Kinabalu bus service under their subsidiary Jesselton Express. This journey is probably one of the most unique bus journeys in the world, departing once daily, which gives you a whopping 8 … Continue reading Sipitang Express/Jesselton Express: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Boarding Guide (Bus to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia)

Sipitang Express/Jesselton Express: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei by Bus

Sipitang Express is one of the popular bus operators in Sabah, and the only one to offer the international Kota Kinabalu - Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) bus service under their subsidiary Jesselton Express. This journey is probably one of the most unique bus journeys in the world, departing once daily, which gives you a whopping 8 immigration … Continue reading Sipitang Express/Jesselton Express: Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei by Bus

Sabah State Railway Department (JKNS): Sembulan Railway Station (Sekretariat Railway Station)

Sembulan Railway Station (or Sekretariat Railway Station as formerly known) is classified as a minor station on the Sabah State Railway, but is actually the closest station to downtown Kota Kinabalu. It is located near the Sembulan Roundabout along Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, opposite the Sabah State Mosque. As such, many passengers alight here from the … Continue reading Sabah State Railway Department (JKNS): Sembulan Railway Station (Sekretariat Railway Station)

Sabah State Railway Department (JKNS): Tanjung Aru Rolling Stock Update 2018

The Sabah State Railway Department or Jabatan Keretapi Negeri Sabah (JKNS) is the only railway in East Malaysia, and runs from the capital of Kota Kinabalu to Beaufort and Tenom. Rolling stock is scarce on the railway, with the couple of accidents in recent years, but are currently still sufficient to run the scheduled services. This guide is for … Continue reading Sabah State Railway Department (JKNS): Tanjung Aru Rolling Stock Update 2018

Sabah State Railway Department (JKNS): New Tanjung Aru Railway Station

The new Tanjung Aru Railway Station of the Sabah State Railway Department (JKNS) opened on 30 September 2016 as part of the Aeropod project by S P Setia. The Aeropod is an integrated mixed-use development including a commercial square, SOVOs, Residential Towers, Hotels, Lifestyle Shopping Mall and Tanjung Aru Railway Station with provisions for a future … Continue reading Sabah State Railway Department (JKNS): New Tanjung Aru Railway Station