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THE GUIDE TO MALAYSIA

IN BRIEF

This world-renowned luxury

private train carries passengers

in great comfort between

Singapore, Malaysia and

Thailand.

ROUTE

The train’s principal route

runs from Singapore along

Malaysia’s West Coast Line

then onwards through

Thailand to Bangkok.

EMBARKATION POINTS

Woodlands Station, Singapore

& Hua Lamphong Station,

Thailand.

OTHER MAIN STOPS

Kuala Lumpur, Butterworth

(for George Town, Penang),

Kanchanaburi (Thailand)

MAIN FEATURES

The sister train of

Europe’s Venice

Simplon‑Orient‑Express,

the Eastern & Oriental

Express is one of the

World’s Top 25 Trains,

according to the

Society of International

Railway Travelers, for

its exceptional beauty,

service, dining and off-

train experiences.

The inaugural

Singapore-Bangkok

journey took place

in September 1993 and the

Eastern & Oriental Express

quickly developed a reputation

as one of the most adventurous

and exciting rail journeys in the

world. Passengers are assured

of the highest quality food and

service while enjoying dramatic

views across the Southeast

Asian landscape.

The train has two sumptuous

Dining cars, two Bar cars

(one with a large open-air

observation deck), and a

Saloon car with a reading room

and a boutique. The entire train

is fully air-conditioned, and

its sleeping accommodation

includes two Presidential

cabins, State cabins (four to a

carriage) and Pullman cabins

(6 to a carriage).

As well as its Classic Journeys

between Singapore and

Bangkok (3 days 2 nights

or 4 days 3 nights) the train

offers exclusive “Chronicles

of South-East Asia” journeys

with a choice of excursions

and specialist guides and guest

lecturers on board.

EASTERN &

ORIENTAL EXPRESS

Malaysian Representative Office

2nd Floor,Yeoh Tiong Lay Plaza

No. 55, Jalan Bukit Bintang

55100 Kuala Lumpur

T

(03) 2783 1000

W

www.easternandoriental

express.com

Passengers admiring the landscape from the observation deck.

The Eastern & Oriental Express arrives

at the iconic Kuala Lumpur railway

station.