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)

7th Anniversary of The Closure of The Singapore Railway

On 1 July 2011 just after midnight, as the last train driven by His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim, The Sultan of Johor out of Tanjung Pagar Railway Station arrived at Woodlands Train Checkpoint, 108 years of Singapore railway history came to a close, save for a 1.46km stretch from the Singapore-Malaysia border on the causeway to the buffer … Continue reading 7th Anniversary of The Closure of The Singapore Railway

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

Getting from Singapore City to Woodlands Train Checkpoint | Bus to KTM Woodlands CIQ Travel Guide 2019

While many will advise you on catching express buses to save time, the catch is if you enter the bus checkpoint by bus, you will not be able to backtrack out of the checkpoint unless you have a valid reason. Even if you have one, some formalities are needed before they will allow you to … Continue reading Getting from Singapore City to Woodlands Train Checkpoint | Bus to KTM Woodlands CIQ Travel Guide 2019