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Cargo train derails, ETS and Komuter services affected

No passenger services between Sungai Buloh and Serendah, and between KL Sentral and Tanjung Malim

A visit to Istanbul’s historic railway station

The Sirkeci railway station which incorporates oriental elements in its blueprint was designed by German architect August Jachmund.

Siemens-Alstom deal derailed by EU over competition concerns

The EU also cited worries around the very high-speed rail, or trains that can travel faster than 300 km per hour.

Chinese begin Lunar holiday exodus in the millions

Rail operators expect some 413 million trips during this year's holiday season.

Japan firms fined US$3.4 million over maglev bid-rigging

The state-of-the-art maglev -- magnetic levitation -- trains are scheduled to begin commercial service between Tokyo and Nagoya in central Japan in 2027, later extending to the western hub of Osaka.

Flood toll rises to 77 in India’s Kerala state

Flights, train and metro services have been suspended in the flood-ravaged state with over 60,000 people in relief camps as hundreds of villages have been inundated.

KTM denies RM5.7 billion train purchases from China

KTM Bhd CEO Rani Hisham Samsudin dismisses claim by the company’s workers’ union that the previous government made the purchases without an open tender.

A closer look at Malaysia’s 3 mega rail projects

Transport expert Goh Bok Yen urges Pakatan Harapan to give more details of MRT3, HSR and ECRL to help the public decide whether these are beneficial.

Realign, modernise to get KTM back on track, says expert

Goh Bok Yen says every major KTM station needs to be linked to MRT and LRT stations, which have greater access and are connected to hubs.

Train shortage, power demand to drive resurgence in India’s coal imports

The amount of coal imported by India is expected to rise every year for the next five years.

RapidKL may allow full-size bicycles on LRT

The Bike N’ Ride programme is pending approval from the Land Public Transport Commission.

Vandals cost KTMB RM6 million last year

At least 1,300 windows on trains were broken last year.

East coast intercity train service still disrupted

Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) Head of Corporate Communication says track restoration work is still ongoing.

Railway union: 4,000 may lose jobs in KTMB

It says the government should provide more locomotives and freight trains to run services efficiently and cut losses.

More frequent ETS trains, and Wifi too

Transport minister says 10 more coaches being ordered so that KTM can double the frequency of services.

Dutch graffiti artist held at Chan Sow Lin LRT station

The man, from the Woohoo street artist group, was believed to be about to enter trains to spray his art when arrested at 4.30am.

Hailstorm disrupts LRT services on Sri Petaling line

One of the trains stops near the Bukit Jalil station and the 220 passengers are later safely evacuated

KTMB train services returning to normal

Passengers can expect a delay at Kuala Kubu Baharu train station as only one railway track is usable.

Railway services restored after KKB crash

KTM Komuter and ETS trains running again after Ekspres Rakyat collides with Ipoh-bound ETS on Saturday.