Timothy Tye
Bukit Mertajam Railway Station


Bukit Mertajam Railway StationBukit Mertajam Railway Station (17 July, 2015)



Bukit Mertajam Railway Station (GPS: 5.3664, 100.44783) is a train station in the town of Bukit Mertajam. It is unique in that it serves as an interchange for the railway line connecting the main line to the branch line that goes to the Butterworth Railway Station. The present station was built in 2013 in anticipation of the introduction of the Electric Train Service through it. The new station is located in Permatang Rawa, to the west of the old station.

Bukit Mertajam Railway StationWaiting Room at the Bukit Mertajam Railway Station (17 July, 2015)


Bukit Mertajam Railway StationThe railway line at the Bukit Mertajam Railway Station (17 July, 2015)


Bukit Mertajam Railway StationThe train at Bukit Mertajam Railway Station visible between the platform shelters (17 July, 2015)


Bukit Mertajam Railway StationTrain (not the ETS) at Bukit Mertajam Railway Station (17 July, 2015)


Bukit Mertajam Railway StationWheels of a rail cart at Bukit Mertajam Railway Station (17 July, 2015)

360° View of the new Bukit Mertajam Railway Station on Google Maps Street View



Electric Train Service

KTM introduced the Electric Train Service to the Bukit Mertajam Railway Station on 11 July, 2015. Trains from Kuala Lumpur arrives at 1:05 pm in the afternoon while trains from Padang Besar arrives at 5:15 pm. On the ETS service, the Bukit Mertajam Railway Station is between the Parit Buntar Railway Station in the south and Sungai Petani Railway Station in the north, with the branch line to the Butterworth Railway Station to the west.

Going to the new Bukit Mertajam Railway Station

The new Bukit Mertajam Railway Station is located off Jalan Muthu Palaniappan. If you are coming from Butterworth, be on the lookout for the turning in to the railway station on your right. If coming from Bukit Mertajam town, the turning is on your left. See street view of the junction below.

The new Bukit Mertajam Railway Station is on the map of the Electric Train Service



Bukit Mertajam Railway StationMy wife and I at a vintage locomotive at the Bukit Mertajam Railway Station. The locomotive used to be at the Butterworth Railway Station. (17 July, 2015)

Old Bukit Mertajam Railway Station

The old railway station, now decommissioned, is located on Jalan Stesen in Bukit Mertajam town.

Bukit Mertajam Railway StationOld Bukit Mertajam Railway Station (23 August, 2008)


Bukit Mertajam Destination BoardDestination Board at the old Bukit Mertajam Railway Station (2 November, 2008)

The Bukit Mertajam Railway Station is on the map of the KTM Electric Train Service.

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