Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB) has extended its Klang Valley Komuter sector from Batu Caves to Pulau Sebang, Melaka, and return as an effort to boost the service.

In a statement Thursday (July 21), KTMB said the extension of the service involved eight existing trips during peak hours on weekdays, weekends and public holidays to meet the needs and demand of passengers.

For commuters in the Klang Valley sector, the extension involves four trips going to Pulau Sebang station compared with the previous terminal ending at the Sungai Gadut station in Negri Sembilan and for the Pulau Sebang to Batu Caves route, there will be four trips starting from the Pulau Sebang station, which used to start from Sungai Gadut.

“The latest schedule for the routes is effective from July 25,” said the statement.

Meanwhile, services for the northern sector Komuter service involving the Padang Besar- Butterworth-Padang Besar and Padang Rengas-Butterworth-Padang Rengas routes would also be improved.

“There will be two additional train services for the Padang Besar to Butterworth route, bringing the total to 26 trips in operation compared to 24 services before this. The Padang Rengas to Butterworth routes and return would also have two more services bringing the total trips to12 compared to 10 currently,” said the statement.

KTMB hopes all passengers, including tourists, would benefit from the increased frequencies using the Padang Besar-Hatyai route and make it as the main mode of transportation.

To obtain the latest travel schedule, passengers have been urged to download the MyRailtime application or visit KTMB’s website at or contact the KTMB call centre at 03-22671200.

– Bernama –