KTM Singapore Sector: 8 Years On – What’s New and What’s Still The Same

It's been 8 years since 108 years of Singapore railway history had ended on 1 July 2011 when the railway land from Tanjung Pagar to south of Woodlands Train Checkpoint was handed back to Singapore and KTM train services ended serving central Singapore. Every year close to the anniversary or on the anniversary itself, I've … Continue reading KTM Singapore Sector: 8 Years On – What’s New and What’s Still The Same

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Tren Khas Terakhir Stesen Tanjong Pagar 1030up: Singapore to Woodlands CIQ by The Last Train from Tanjung Pagar Railway Station driven by His Majesty DYMM Sultan Ibrahim Ismail of Johor

Thursday, 30 June 2011 marked a very sad day - the last day of the Singapore Sector of the Malayan Railway after 108 years of operations since 1903 as specified by the Malaysia–Singapore Points of Agreement Supplement 2010. From 1 July 2011 onwards, all KTM Intercity trains would terminate at Woodlands Train Checkpoint, with the immigration … Continue reading Tren Khas Terakhir Stesen Tanjong Pagar 1030up: Singapore to Woodlands CIQ by The Last Train from Tanjung Pagar Railway Station driven by His Majesty DYMM Sultan Ibrahim Ismail of Johor

More Fake KTM Facts by “KTM kolektif” on Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG)

Following the little exposé on the fake photo used on the Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG) portal yesterday, it seems like nothing much has been done about it yet by the Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG), so here's two more bonus posts that I've discovered by the same author, KTM kolektif. Here’s the original post reproduced from the Singapore Memory Project: … Continue reading More Fake KTM Facts by “KTM kolektif” on Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG)

Inaccurate Historical KTM Facts on Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG)

A post from the Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG) about the KTM history in Singapore has been making rounds on my WhatsApp (not sure if other railway fans have already got it), but it is a memory about a supposed "KTM day" with a grossly inaccurate fact about the date of the closure of the railway in Singapore. … Continue reading Inaccurate Historical KTM Facts on Singapore Memory Project (irememberSG)

Kampong Bahru Bus Terminal: The Former Royal Malaysian Customs Godown Lives On

This post about the former site of the Royal Malaysian Customs in Singapore marks the 400th blog post on RailTravel Station. Thank you for your support! Once a hive of activity for cargo trains arriving into Singapore from Malaysia, the former site of the Federal Customs Collection Station of the Royal Malaysian Customs at Kampong Bahru … Continue reading Kampong Bahru Bus Terminal: The Former Royal Malaysian Customs Godown Lives On

From London to Singapore in 40 Days: Prologue

Ever since I have thought about this trip, I thought that there was nothing comparable to a grand beginning or ending in Singapore at the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station, somehow blending with the other end of St. Pancras Railway Station yet possessing its unique Asian architecture, culture, and of course, location. Unfortunately, this is not possible … Continue reading From London to Singapore in 40 Days: Prologue