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Fast train to Ipoh

The ETS intercity makes life easy for those who have to travel to Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur and Seremban regularly. The ETS (which stands for Electric Train Services) intercity is another indication that Malaysians love travelling by train.  Since its launch on August 12, this year more and more people are catching the train to Ipoh-Kuala Lumpur-Seremban.  That is the observation of an Ipoh-based  KTM employee who declined to be named.  The Kuala Lumpur-Ipoh service is popular with professionals especially lawyers, he says.  They get on the early morning train from Kuala Lumpur and arrive in Ipoh in time for their court cases, he adds.  Some Ipoh residents who work in Kuala Lumpur are contemplating commuting between their hometown and Malaysia's capital city. The seats are comfortable and there is legroom in the front of the seat. I took the ETS from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh recently and understood instantly why my relatives and friends are passionate about it. "Speed, c

A question for ETS intercity

Passengers expect good Internet access while travelling. This facility for charging cell phones is a boon to passengers. I have a quick question for the managment of Electric Train Service (ETS) . When will passengers, who board the ETS intercity train at the Kuala Lumpur Old Station, have access to the Internet? Passengers especially mobile office professionals expect good Internet access while travelling and waiting at railway stations. I wonder what the two computers -- visibly placed next to the cell phone charger area (opposite the ticketing counter) -- are for? Since its launch on August 12 (2010) the Ipoh-Kuala Lumpur-Seremban route is gaining popularity among locals and foreigners. This is an opportunity to enhance the reputation of your service.