Take the slow train from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur through southern Malaysia and enjoy its rural beauty. Photo: Peter Ford

Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by train: see southern Malaysia’s rural charm at a gentle pace

  • Direct rail services between the Lion City and Kuala Lumpur ended in 2011, but it is still possible to cover almost all of the famous route by train
  • The first leg of the journey takes passengers past shimmering green plantations and through small towns with rows of ageing Chinese shophouses
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Take the slow train from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur through southern Malaysia and enjoy its rural beauty. Photo: Peter Ford
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