29 Jun '11, 1am

An emotional goodbye to KTM railway station

An emotional goodbye to KTM railway station

In a three-part feature series on the final days of the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station, Yahoo! Singapore takes a final trip on the railway train to discover the wealth of untold stories and history held dear by the KTM staff, Malaysians and Singaporeans alike. In this first part, Faris Mokhtar and Jeanette Tan speak to the people who work at the railway station—stallholders, staff and platform officers alike—and try to find out "What's next?" for them. For 37-year-old Ajimul Naseerullakhan, the Tanjong Pagar railway station proved to be more than just a place to make a living. Helping out at his grandfather's Habib Railway Book Store since the age of 15, the place is full of his childhood memories. It is the only store in the station which sells travellers' items like shampoo and magazines. KTM staff, stall owners and passengers bid adieu to the railway station which has st...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/blogs/singaporescene/emotional-g...

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Goodbye KTM, we'll miss you!

Goodbye KTM, we'll miss you!

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straitstimes.com 30 Jun '11, 12pm

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His Majesty Sultan of Johor wrote a blog for us on why he drove the last train out of Tanjong Pagar Railway Station.

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