Also known as the Malaysian Railway in English. KTM Berhad (KTMB) is a wholly-owned government corporation.
The first railway track in Malaysia was built in 1885 linking tin mining town, Taiping to Port Weld. The railway network grew as Malaysia developed and prospered. At that time, rail services were managed by their respective Malayan states. The rail administration was streamlined with the implementation of the Malayan Railway Ordinance in 1948. The Federated Malay State Railways became the Malayan Railway Administration which upon corporatisation on August 1, 1992 under the Railways act 1991, renamed KTM Berhad (Keretapi Tanab Melayu).
KTM Komuter is the first electrified commuter train service introduced in Malaysia in 1995. It has 51 stations. The service covers Kuala Lumpur city centers and suburban areas: Rawang to Seremban, Rawang to Tanjung Malim and Port Klang to Batu Caves.
All KTM Komuter train set has a Ladies Coach which is located in the middle coach for female commuters only to avoid the risks of sexual harassment in a congested environment. It can be identified with pink lady icon stickers attached on windows and doors on the external of the train.
KTM Intercity is an intercity train services in Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.
KTM Distribution Sdn. Bhd. and KTMB (Car Park) Sdn. Bhd. are wholly-owned subsidiaries of KTM Berhad. KTMB (Car Park) Sdn. Bhd. was established in 1994 to manage the car parks at selected train stations of KTMB's railway network. KTM Distribution Sdn. Bhd was established in 1984 as a courier and express parcel distribution services provider.
The KTM Berhad (KTMB)'s official website features:
concession and discounts (police and armed forces, government pensioner, senior citizen, rail pass)