Kuala Lumpur Monorail - a Photo
Page six of thirteen
another Monorail Society
The passenger cabin allows fantastic views in all directions,
including the popular over-the-driver's-shoulders view forward.
You may ask why the monorail isn't automated? In Malaysia, labor
is plentiful and therefore the more economic choice.
We're approaching Hang Tuah station, the fourth of
eleven stations on the route.
photograph courtesy of KL Monorail
Yeh Bee and Kenneth discuss business as we ride along the
route. The center seat also serves as a cover of the load-bearing
No one loves riding monorails more than children. This
family was only onboard between two stations, but these three
brothers had their eyes fixated out the window for almost every
second of the trip.
photograph by David M. Ice
Several 90-degree turns are on the KL Monorail. This one
is located right next to our hotel, so we spent many hours watching
trains negotiate the turn, with surprising speed because of the
bank of the track. Some of these photos are a bit dark because
they were taken during the cloudy afternoon, when storms roll
across the countryside.
The Monorail Society's temporary headquarters while
in Malaysia, the Park Royal Hotel.
We were able to take many great video and still shots
from our hotel rooms, including this one looking down on the turn.
More hotel views ahead!
NEXT PAGE >>>
Kuala Lumpur Monorail - Photo Essay page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13
/ back to the Special Features Page