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

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

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

Ekspres Selatan: (Kuala Lumpur and) Pulau Sebang (Tampin) to JB Sentral by Train

This post is about the travel experience onboard the Ekspres Selatan. Click here to visit the dedicated Ekspres Selatan 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, a cheaper combination without the ETS still exists if you wish to travel in the … Continue reading Ekspres Selatan: (Kuala Lumpur and) Pulau Sebang (Tampin) to JB Sentral by Train

Ekspres Selatan: Johor Bahru to Gemas (and Kuala Lumpur) by Night Train

This post is about the travel experience onboard the Ekspres Selatan. Click here to visit the dedicated Ekspres Selatan 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 at night, … Continue reading Ekspres Selatan: Johor Bahru to Gemas (and Kuala Lumpur) by Night Train