The surrounding area of ipoh is populated with numerous natural formations of limestone hills and caves.
Ipoh railway station floor plan.
Ipoh railway station is situated in perak state on malaysia s west coast railway line.
The building itself is one of the precious heritage remaining from the colonial area built by the british.
Ets from kl to ipoh.
Ipoh railway station building built by the british during colonial rule is large and magnificent with features reminiscent of india and the architecture of the moorish empire and is known locally as the taj mahal of ipoh.
Ipoh railway station contact telephone number nombor telefon stesen kereta api ipoh ipoh train station ticket counter can be contacted on 05 2547987.
And this is the ambient of the outside of ipoh railway station.
In front of the station take a stroll through the open plaza and observe the cenotaph commemorating the victims of both world wars as well as those who died during the building of the thailand burma railway.
Being a capital city of the state of perak it is no surprise that ipoh welcomes travellers both local and abroad.
From the main entrance you just walk for 1 minutes at our right hand side then you will see bunch of cab here.
If you are staying in the old part of the city you can easily walk to your accommodation within 10 minutes or so.
Or you can ring the main ktm call centre on 1300 88 5862.
We took a cab to nam heong and it cost us rm15 for the ride.
In my opinion the real magic at ipoh station happens when you pass through the original building and into the platform area.
Although there are 9 tracks only four are electrified and three of the electrified tracks are used for the ets.
In one single step the traveler moves seamlessly.
Railway electrification in malaysia is a relatively recent development of rail transport in malaysia while the first railway in the country dates back to 1885 it was not until 3 august 1995 that the first electrified railway service ktm komuter began operations.
Ktm ipoh train station or ipoh railway station is located at the city center of ipoh nearby the state mosque.
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The term railway electrification mainly refers to the project to electrify the keretapi tanah melayu s west coast line from.
Without question ipoh railway station 1914 is an impressive piece of colonial architecture but it is nowhere near as striking as its magnificent sister in kuala lumpur.
The city of ipoh holds a special place among malaysians due to its unique geographical structure.
The building was constructed and designed as a railway station by arthur.
The massive white washed building exudes a regal aura.
You will find many visitors coming to the train station for pictures and admiring the beautiful architecture.
Before the twentieth century the building was used as a hospital.