Postcards from the South

Celebrating life, heritage, and memory on the Malaysia Railway

The story of the railways is the story of Malaysia. It is the steel thread that binds all of our unique histories and cultures together.

Projek Keretapi Kita celebrates our living heritage by documenting it- what the line is like today, how it is remembered, and what do the people who rely on it hope for the future. The first part of this long-term project explores the old ‘southern line’ between Gemas, Negeri Sembilan and Tanjong Pagar, Singapore.

After more than a century in operation, the line is being upgraded, and most of old stations will be demolished. Through pictures, videos, and interviews, the project gives voice to the railways, the people, and the places they call home.