Most Malaysia city train services are offered by KTM which is a safe, relaxed, hassle-free and easy mode of travel using the KTM train routes between the cities or to the remote areas. The KTM train route services are good and cheap with improved condition of toilets and onboard food services offered during travel. The KTM intercity services sre affordable and comfortable way of travelling between Singapore, Penang, Kuala Lumpur, and Thailand Hatyai. The KTM train route starts from Kuala Lumpur central station. Ekspres Sinaran and Ekspres Rakyat are the only Day Express trains and Senandung Malam, Ekspres Wau, Senandung Langkawi, and Ekspres Timuran are the four Night travel trains in the KTM train routes.
West Coast line is one of the KTM train route running from Padang Besar found on the Malaysia-Thailand Border in Perlis and connects with the State Railway of the Thailand’s network which leads to Singapore via Butterworth, and Kuala Lumpur. It is named the West Coast line since it serves the West Coast states of Peninsular Malaysia and it connects from Singapore to Padang Besar hence the name North South line.
East Coast line is another KTM train route running between Tumpat in Kelantan. Gemas and Gemas in Negeri Sembilan. It is the junction of the rail between East Coast and the West Coast lines. Since it serves Pahang and Kelatang, two of East Coast states of Peninsular Malaysia that’s why it is named the East Coast line.
The nickname “Jungle Railway” was earned because it runs through a deep jungle in the interior. The only state in Peninsular Malaysia which is not served by the KTM train route is Terengganu. Several branch lines are found between Port Klang and Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves and Batu Junction, Tapah Road and Teluk Intan, Kempas and Tanjung Pelepas, Bukit Mertajam and Butterworth, Pasir Gudang and Kempas, and between Rantau Panjang and Pasir Mas.
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