Postcards from the South

On sale in SG in 2 weeks time at Kino and Select Books #railway #ktm | Repost from @keretapikita using @RepostRegramApp - Dear friends, Postcards from the South is finally out. After more than two years of field work and research, we are really excited to see the project in print. ******** The first railway line in Malaya was built in 1869 by the ambitious Maharaja Abu Bakar of Johor. Two decades later, the British built an extensive network to facilitate the transport of tin, and later rubber, to the ports. This network remains in use today as a passenger line, stitching together three corners of the peninsula. For more than a century, the railways have remained a mainstay in the lives of all Malaysians, a romantic symbol of travel to exotic destinations, and of power, industry and modernisation. Postcards from the South retraces the historic Southern Line, giving voice t...

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