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About Taiping Railway Station

Taiping Railway Station is the first railway station in the history of Perak. Located in Taiping town, the station is regularly being visited by tourists and locals who are travelling for work purposes as well as for vacations. Taiping is an old tin-mining town in Perak that offers many attractive places for travellers to explore, one of it is Zoo Taiping and Night Safari, the biggest zoo available in North of Malaysia. The town is rich with street art, historical landscapes and is popularly known by its delicious cuisines.

The train station was initially opened in 1885 when the Taiping-Port Weld Railway Line was established. In 2013, the station was rebuilt exactly next to the Taiping old railway station due to the introduction of KTM Electric Train Service (ETS) from Kuala Lumpur. Until today, the original building of Taiping Railway Station is famously known as the oldest railway station ever existed in Malaysia.

Taiping Railway Station is placed between Padang Rengas Train Station and Parit Buntar Train Station, providing regular KTM train services to these stations. The station accommodates the train services between Taiping and Prai which also extended to Butterworth, and between Taiping and the capital city of Kuala Lumpur.

How to Get to Taiping Railway Station

Travellers can comfortably travel all the way to Taiping Railway Station through KTM Berhad’s train services. Take KTM ETS trains from any ETS station included in the routes to reach Taiping Railway Station and experience fast and convenient train service.

Meanwhile, for those who prefer to travel via KTM Komuter train to the station, they can board KTM Northern Sector service (Butterworth-Padang Rengas-Butterworth route) that stops at Taiping Railway Station.

Another alternative to get to the station is by taking a bus service. Rapid Kamunting Service was initially facilitated as a mean of access between Taiping and Kamunting when KTM Komuter Northern Sector was launched. The bus includes a stop at Jalan Stesen (Taiping KTM Station) in the bus route.

For tourists that are travelling from Taiping Bus Terminal to Taiping Railway Station, it will only take a 10-minutes' drive to get to the station.

Popular Train Operator in Taiping Railway Station

Currently, two main train are operating the routes within Taiping Railway Station, which are KTM ETS and KTM Komuter. These train services provide systematic train timetable within Taiping Railway Station daily to serve the best journey experience for passengers.

Popular Train Routes

Popular routes from Taiping Railway Station in Perak.

Facilities in Taiping Railway Station

Taiping Railway Station is completed with basic facilities for the comfort of the visitors. Other than the ticketing counters available at the train station, other amenities provided are the elevator, toilet and kiosk. Taiping Railway Station is a disabled-friendly station where the facilities for the usage of those in need are served.

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Conclusion

Located about an hour drive away from Ipoh, Taiping Railway Station has been a heritage building in town, in which it acts as part of the history. The station remains in the state as a heritage site and serves as a tourist attraction.

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Taiping Railway Station Contact Details

34000 Taiping, Perak
+605-8072 591

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