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

ETS Gold x Ekspres Selatan x Shuttle Tebrau: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by “Night Train”

This post is about the travel experience onboard the ETS Gold, Ekspres Selatan and Shuttle Tebrau. Click here to visit the dedicated ETS Gold information page. Click here to visit the dedicated Ekspres Selatan information page. Click here to visit the dedicated Shuttle Tebrau information page. Following the cessation of through KTM Intercity services on the electrified double track sectors … Continue reading ETS Gold x Ekspres Selatan x Shuttle Tebrau: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by “Night Train”

Day 40: Shuttle Tebrau from Johor Bahru to Woodlands CIQ

This post is about the travel experience onboard the Shuttle Tebrau. Click here to visit the dedicated Shuttle Tebrau information page. The dedicated page features the route map, train interior, timetable, fares, travel advisories and a walkthrough of the procedures for crossing the border via the Shuttle Tebrau. The boarding process commenced when I got to … Continue reading Day 40: Shuttle Tebrau from Johor Bahru to Woodlands CIQ

Around the Malay Peninsular: Padang Besar to Singapore by Train

The Peninsular Express 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 Around the Malay Peninsular: Padang Besar to Singapore by Train

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