Discover with Timothy Tye
Gurdwara Sahib Railway Ipoh, Ipoh, Perak

Start here
Gurdwara Sahib Railway IpohGurdwara Sahib Railway Ipoh (9 November, 2015)


Timothy Tye

Gurdwara Sahib Railway Ipoh (GPS: 4.5984, 101.07251) is a Sikh gurdwara in Ipoh, Perak. It is located on Regat Tun Perak, behind the Ipoh Railway Station. It was established in the early 1930s by the Sikh community, many of whom were employed by the railway and the police.

On 1 January, 1935, the Federated Malay States Railway General Manager gave a permit for temporary occupation to the Sikh community to establish their gurdwara on a piece of land belonging to the railway, with a token rental of $1.00 per year. This is a different site from the location of the present gurdwara.

The FMS Railway requested back the land in 1957, and as an alternative, provided the Sikhs another piece of land measuring 80 ft by 80 ft, at Persiaran Tun Perak. The foundation stone for the building was laid in 1958, and the completed building was officially opened by the railway Sikh Sangat in 1959. It was built at a cost of M$30,000.

Today the Gurdwara Sahib Railway Ipoh is the only gurdwara of its kind in the country. It continues to be managed by the Sikhs who have retired from serving the railway.

Address

Gurdwara Sahib Railway Ipoh
10, Persiaran Tun Perak,
30200 Ipoh, Perak.

Gurdwara Sahib Railway Ipoh on Google Maps Street View

Gurdwara Sahib Railway Ipoh (May 2018)

Gurdwara Sahib Railway Ipoh is on the map of Ipoh

Thank you for using my website!

Hello and thank you for reading this page. My name is . I wrote this page to compile what I discover, for my own knowledge, and also to share it with people who might find it useful. It is part of three inter-connected websites: Penang Travel Tips, TimothyTye.com and Timothy Property Mart.

I am a real estate agent, food blogger, amateur historian and travel author. This website is an encyclopedia as well as a business directory. As a real estate agent, I help people buy, sell, rent and let properties. If you have a property to sell or rent in Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Ipoh or Malacca, my team of realtors and I can help you. If you operate a restaurant, can write about your food and promote your restaurant. I can also help you engage other food bloggers to write about your food. And finally, if you are operating a business anywhere in Malaysia, you can add your shop to this website and be found by lots of customers. All you need to do is contact me with what you need.

contact Tim

You can do many things directly from this website. If you are visiting Penang, I can arrange for you a tour guide and/or driver to show you around. If you are traveling by bus anywhere in Malaysia or Singapore, you can book your bus ticket. If you seek accommodation, you can get hotel room rates.

As a Christian, I hope that through this website, I am able to deliver God's message to all who need it, anywhere in the world. If you are open to hearing it, please read God's Good News to You.

If you wish to contact me, please use this contact form. And don't forget to follow me on Facebook. See you!

 My Latest Updates

Copyright © 2003-2019 Timothy Tye. All Rights Reserved.