The ETS 9204 Platinum train service originates from Kuala Lumpur's KL Sentral Railway Station and terminates at Padang Besar Railway Station located on the border with Thailand in the north-west of Malaysia.
This fast ETS Platinum service is quicker than the Gold services on this route as they only stop at the main railway stations along the way.
New Timetable from the 29th of July 2020:
|Kuala Lumpur (Old)||18:31|
This ETS train operates daily.
Schedules for the other ETS train services on this route to Padang Besar:
It is not advisable to take this train to cross into Thailand as the border is closed during the night and does not open until around 6 am.
If you want to get to Thailand by train, take one of the other ETS services.
Ticket prices from the most popular destinations are shown on the following pages of our site:
To travel on this ETS service, you will need to make a seat reservation.
Turning up at the station to buy your ticket on the day of travel is not advisable as trains can often be fully booked, especially during public and school holidays, religious festivals and weekends.
To book advance tickets on any ETS train is relatively easy.
Visit any mainline ETS railway station and get your tickets from the ticket counter.
This Platinum ETS Class 93 Electric Train Service operates with 6 coaches / carriages.
Each coach has luggage racks and you will find toilets, an F & B counter and a Musolla (prayer room) onboard.
There is a driver's cab at either end of the train.
Trains travelling to the north usually have coach F as the front carriage and has seats arrange both forward and backwards.
If you want to get a seat in a particular direction of travel, you will have to study the seating plan below.
However, KTM may change things around, so to be 100% certain which way round the train will operate, you will have to contact KTM directly.
Usually, this will be the first carriage on this service and has seating arranged as follows:
Seats in rows 1 to 8 face forward towards the front of the train / driver's cab.
Rows 9 to 14 face backwards.
Row 15 faces forwards and has a table in between it and row 14 (good seats to get if travelling as a family or group of 4).
This carriage has a toilet located in front of row 1.
Rows 1 to 8 and 14 face forward towards the front, 9 to 13 face backwards (with a table between rows 13 and 14).
This carriage has the disabled/elderly seating area as well as a disabled toilet located behind row 10.
Rows 2 to 6 facing forward, rows 7 to 10 and row 1 backwards (a table is located between rows 1 and 2).
This carriage contains the "buffet car" / food and beverage counter and a prayer room, both located at the front past row 11.
The seating is now reversed with Rows 1 to 7 and 11 facing backwards, rows 7 to 10 facing forwards (with a table between rows 10 and 11).
This carriage has a toilet located behind row 1.
Rows 9 to 13 face forwards, while rows 1 to 8 and 14 face backwards (with a table between rows 13 and 14).
Rows 9 to 14 face forwards.
Rows 1 to 8 and row 15 face backwards (with a table between rows 14 and 15).
When booking tickets on the KTM website, if you see seat numbers in Grey, that means they are already reserved.
Seat numbers in Blue are the seats that are still available.
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