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Model Railway – KTMB Blue Tiger Clas 26113 The Making

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

This model is made from scratch with the scale of 5mm to 1 foot based on the powerful Malayan Railway locomotive the Blue Tiger class 26113 with traction effort of 3200tonne. The model is 32cm x 5cm x 7cm in dimension using HO scale bogie to simulate Malayan Railway or Keretapi Tanah Melayu (Malaysia) on meter gauge track. The body is fabricated using 0.5mm thick clear plastic painted to the Malayan Railway livery. 3mm bright light led is used for headlights and the electronic component fitted is for the beacon light. The model is powered by Lima C0-C0 motor.

Launching Ceremony of the Electric Train Set (ETS) for KTMB

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Dato’ Seri Ong Tee Keat, Minister of Transport is seen here pressing the air horn as part of the launching ceremony for the arrival of the first Electric Train Set (ETS 01) for Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB). This train which is 6-cars long and made from Hyundai Rotem of South Korea will be fully utilised for the Rapid Intercity Service between Seremban and Ipoh. It will also cut travelling time from the current 3 Hours to just 1 Hour and 55 Mins from KL to Ipoh as this train can accomodate to speeds up to 140km/h. This train is Wheelchair Accessible and has a toilet specially designed for the Wheelchair bound. This train boast new corfortable and ergonomic seats and provides passengers with small cafe onboard. A total of 5 sets has been purchased and will start revenue service on April 2010.

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