KA Sribilah Pagi: Rantau Prapat to Medan by Train

The U43 KA Sribilah Pagi is a day train service running from Rantau Prapat to Medan departing Rantau Prapat daily at 7.20am and arriving in Medan at 1.15pm. It is also the only northbound train service which offers a full-daylight journey, with the other 3 trains crossing into sunset or running in nighttime. Rantau Prapat is the southernmost station in Divre I. … Continue reading KA Sribilah Pagi: Rantau Prapat to Medan by Train

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MTR Airport Express Line: Hong Kong City to Hong Kong International Airport by Train

The MTR Airport Express Line is the primary rail link between the city of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong International Airport located on Chek Lap Kok Island. It is a premium service on the MTR network with a separate, higher fare structure, but also offers more spacious and comfortable trains and stations. The journey from Hong … Continue reading MTR Airport Express Line: Hong Kong City to Hong Kong International Airport by Train

Hong Kong Airport to East Tsim Sha Tsui by Train: CHEAPEST 4 Day Pass for Unlimited MTR Travel including Airport Express for only HK$200 + HK$3.50!

With the early morning arrival of my Cathay Pacific overnight flight from Singapore, I had an actual full first day in Hong Kong and there wasn't much of a rush to the city to start my day. Well, even if I wanted too, the MTR Airport Express hadn't even started yet. We got out of … Continue reading Hong Kong Airport to East Tsim Sha Tsui by Train: CHEAPEST 4 Day Pass for Unlimited MTR Travel including Airport Express for only HK$200 + HK$3.50!

Special Excursion 921/926: Bangkok to Pa Sak Jolasid Dam by Seasonal Excursion Train

Lopburi and Saraburi is around 3 hours away from Bangkok. While not in itself a well-known place to visit, once a year during the November - January period, the sunflowers bloom and the Pa Sak Jolasid Dam gets full. As such, the State Railway of Thailand runs a seasonal Pa Sak Jolasid Dam Excursion Train with … Continue reading Special Excursion 921/926: Bangkok to Pa Sak Jolasid Dam by Seasonal Excursion Train

Day 35: Poipet to Aranyaprathet Border Crossing by Foot & Tuk-Tuk

The bus from Siem Reap dropped everyone off here, just before the border and the casino duty-free area (aka no man's land). Things weren't so orderly here though, it was far from being the easiest border crossing to cross, and I don't mean being held up by immigration or customs problems. The departure immigration counters … Continue reading Day 35: Poipet to Aranyaprathet Border Crossing by Foot & Tuk-Tuk

Keiyo Line: Tokyo Station to Tokyo Disneyland by Local Train

Getting to the Tokyo Disneyland is easy as it is well connected to central Tokyo via the Keiyo Line departing from Tokyo Station. From wherever you are in Tokyo, many lines converge at Tokyo station including the Shinkansen from other towns in Japan. The Tokyo Disneyland is located at Maihama station on the Keiyo and … Continue reading Keiyo Line: Tokyo Station to Tokyo Disneyland by Local Train

Narita Express: Narita Airport to Tokyo Station by Limited Express Train

For travellers using the Japan Rail Pass offered by JR Group or going to the western and southern parts of greater Tokyo, the Narita Express is your best way to get there. Exchanging your Japan Rail Pass exchange order is easy with the JR East Travel Centre situated directly opposite the ticketing counter for the … Continue reading Narita Express: Narita Airport to Tokyo Station by Limited Express Train

Senandung Sutera: Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh by Train

The Senandung Sutera is no longer in operation. There are no more direct train services between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur or northern destinations. You must change trains at JB Sentral and Gemas. Woodlands CIQ - JB Sentral: Shuttle Tebrau JB Sentral - Gemas: Shuttle (JB Sentral - Gemas) Gemas - KL Sentral/Ipoh/Butterworth/Padang Besar: ETS Gold/ETS … Continue reading Senandung Sutera: Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh by Train