KTM Komuter is the FIRST electric train service in Malaysia. Introduced in August 1995, it connects Kuala Lumpur City Centre with the surrounding of the sub-urban areas such as Tanjung Malim, Rawang, Seremban, Sungai Gadut and Pelabuhan Klang. It has been a popular mode of transport that offers very reasonable fares.
Along the two main routes that is Tanjung Malim > Sungai Gadut and Batu Caves > Pelabuhan Klang, there are many shopping complexes and places of interest located near the station area for the rail users to explore China Town, MidValley Shopping Mall, Little India in Brickfield & Klang, Railway Headquarters Building , Batu Caves Temples, Sunway Lagoon are some of the popular attractions to begin with.
Stations such as Bank Negara, Bandar Tasik Selatan, Kuala Lumpur, and KL Sentral connects with the other rail systems like Rapid KL and ERL that make the rail users journey easier with such available interchange stations.
The year 2012 saw the transformation of KTM Komuter by providing better quality of service, whereby it was given a renewal with the acceptance of 38 new Six Car Set, better known as "My Komuter".
The launching of MyKomuter which was officiated by the Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, have brought significant changes ranging from service frequency to the increase of daily passenger capacity. MyKomuter can accommodate more than 1,100 passengers at one time and has facilities such as intercoms, LCD information display, Dynamic Route Map, Priority Seating Zone, two Ladies' Coaches, CCTV and Wheel Chair area.
KTM Komuter covers more than 240km length of network that consists of 53 stations.