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Old February 18th, 2009, 11:30 AM   #41
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i dun think green interior suits that...the design is great but i think they should change the color scheme...perhaps light blue...
yes,I agree with you.green color makes the interior looks cheap and gloomy
but PT. KA spokes person said this color selected to adjust the scene along the way in the green dominance.Like this one...paddies field and green mountain all the way...


or this one

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The engineers in the Netherlands East Indies laid the foundation for todays train network in Indonesia. And they did something they were especially good at for a long time in the mothercountry: building bridges.


Jakarta/Batavia Kota Station


Tandjung Priok Station


Semarang station


Bogor/Buitenzorg station


Tegal Station


Jogjakarta station


Solo station


Surabaya station


The headquarters of the Hollands-Indische Spoorweg Maatschappij in Semarang.
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Old February 24th, 2009, 05:05 PM   #43
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Tandjung Priok Station (TJP)

Surabaya station = Surabaya Kota Station (SB)

The headquarters of the Hollands-Indische Spoorweg Maatschappij in Semarang (HISM) headquarters or renowned as Lawang Sewu Buliding
now,those three buildings are abandoned.
Tanjung Priok station is not used again as well as Surabaya Kota station which already moved to the new building.
even more tragic HISM or Lawang Sewu building now abandoned and renowned as the most haunted building in semarang

But recently,there is a plan by PT. KA to revive the Tanjung Priok Station.When the revitalization is complete, Tanjung Priok will be one of most magnificent stations in Indonesia with the beautiful art deco architecture.

here the pictures of Tanjung Priok's restoration works.

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Old February 25th, 2009, 12:33 AM   #44
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Very beautiful and classic. Why they close this station?
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Very beautiful and classic. Why they close this station?
I don't know exactly what the reason behind the closing of this classic station.But,it's likely the most problem is the lack of funds.

According to some sources, the limited funds should be understood as PT. KA has several stations in Jakarta area that must be managed in addition to Tanjung Priok, ie, Gambir, Manggarai, Jatinegara and Senen.
"The main concern is the station that has a balance flow of passengers and goods, while Tanjung Priok station only serves transportation of goods. " the source said.

The last passenger train travel is done on 2001.Nowadays,Tanjung Priok station only serving the cargo train with a limited frequency.but we all glad,finally PT. KA back to the right track.Tanjung Priok station is prepared to re-open in mid-2009

Here the other classic stasion,CIREBON-WEST JAVA
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The slideshow below shows a glimpse of the condition of the railways in Indonesia.please noted in this video some of cars still use the old interior and liveries.
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Lawang Sewu wont be abandoned anymore soon:

PT KAI renovates historical Lawang Sewu building in Semarang
Suherdjoko , The Jakarta Post , Semarang | Tue, 03/03/2009 5:53 PM | National

State-owned railway company PT KAI of Semarang has renovated historical Lawang Sewu building and planned to create it as a ticket reservation centre and tourism object after being neglected for 25 years.

Over the past one week, the company has deployed some workers to clean up and paint some rooms at the first and second floor of the building, which located in the Tugu Muda area.

The company's spokesperson Warsono told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday that his office was renovating only some main rooms at the first and second floors and targeting to finish them all this month.

“We will also make the old building as a center for executive and business classes tickets reservation to make easier for residents thanks to the building strategic location as compared to Tawang station,” he said.

To attract more visitors, he added, the company would provide the building with antique locomotive made in 1908 from Germany.

The Lawang Sewu building was built on Feb. 17, 1904 and was the headquarter of Nederlandsch Indische Spoorweg Matschapij or the Dutch Indies Rail Company.

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Kertalaya Railbus (Kertapati-Indralaya VV.) 100 % Made In Indonesia.

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This railbus connecting palembang's downtown with the campus of Universitas Sriwijaya (UNSRI) in Indralaya,South Sumatera.This railbus mostly serves the trip of students and lecturers of UNSRI.

the station at UNSRI's campus.



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Minister of Transportation trial Kertalaya Railbus On South Sumatera (Sumsel)

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Minister of Transportation (Menhub) Jusman Syafii Djamal accompanied the Governor of South Sumatra , H Alex Noerdin, Thursday inaugurate an integrated train operation (railbus) Kertalaya Station in Indralaya, Ogan Ilir regency, while trying to transport it.

Menhub and the Governor of South Sumatra and their entourage after the ceremony, ride the Kertalaya train which serve passengers from the station Indralaya, Ogan Ilir to Kertapati Station, Palembang.

Kertalaya consists of three train carriage, with seating capacity for 194 passengers people.

Kertalaya is operated using a diesel power with a capacity of 290 kilo volt ampere (KVA) and the main supporting 60 KVA.

According Minister Jusman Syafii Djamal, railbus Kertalaya in South Sumatra was the first in Indonesia, among others, the bus service and train in one integration.

This Railbus produced in the country by PT Industri Kereta Api Indonesia (INKA) in Madiun and is a special order of South Sumatera goverment.

The existence railbus is expected to help smooth transportation of Unsri students to their campus in Indralaya that is somewhat on the fringe of the city, outside the City Palembang - a Unsri old campus is located.
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ARGO BROMO ANGGREK

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Argo Bromo Anggrek was first introduced on September 24, 1997. This product was derivative merk from Argo Bromo Anggrek JS-950 which was launched by the president of Republic of Indonesia on July 31, 1995 to commemorate National Day of Technology on August 12, 1995.

The brand name "Bromo" was taken from the name of a mountain in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park in East Java. Mount Bromo, stands 2,392 m above sea level, holds not only its own cultural and religious ritual, but also magnificent sceneries and the wonder of nature, and became one of the most visited places by domestic and foreign tourists.


Bromo Mountain

The name "Anggrek" or orchid shows that this product is a derivative merk of a previous product, therefore the exterior body of this train was painted as the colors found on orchids.

It takes about 9 hours to travel from Gambir to Surabaya Pasarturi (around 725 km) by using the north railway. This train holds the capacity of 400 seats, divided into 8 executive cars. It only stops at two transit stations, at Pekalongan and Semarang.

The train is completed with audio/video show (show on rail) as its entertainment facility. Aside from that, passengers can also order food and beverage from the menu available, both on seat or at the restoration car which was designed as a mini bar, completed with karaoke facility. All of this guarantees that passengers can spend the travel time as comfortable as staying at a mobile hotel, so that passengers can save the cost of hotel accommodation and arrive to their destination in fresh condition.
source : PT. KA official site

Name : KA. ARGO BROMO ANGGREK
Class : Executives/Argo
Trains Number : 1/2/3/4
Route : Jakarta Gambir (GMR) - Surabaya Pasar Turi (SBI) VV.
Stops: Jakarta Gambir-Pekalongan-Semarang-Surabaya Pasar Turi.


TIMETABLES:

KA. 1 Departs: 08.00 (Surabaya Pasarturi) - Arrives: 18.37 (Gambir)
KA. 3 Departs: 20.00 (Surabaya Pasarturi) - Arrives: 06.31 (Gambir)
KA. 2 Departs: 09.30 (Gambir) - Arrives: 19.58 (Surabaya Pasarturi)
KA. 4 Departs: 21.30 (Gambir) - Arrives: 07.57 (Surabaya Pasarturi)

Passing Jatinegara Station




by Ricky reinaldi's flickr.
Passing Cipinang Station


Entering Jatinegara Station.Full Throttle up going to Surabaya Pasar Turi.


Passing Cikarang rice field from Surabaya Pasar Turi.


at eastern Jakarta.


by-Edja N.N.


Entering Surabaya area in the morning.by-Ian Anotono


Passing Plabuan station.by-CC20409.


by-JS950.
Stabling at Surabaya Pasar Turi station.


Entering Jakarta Gambir Station.


Passing Jatinegara Station


Passing Manggarai station.by-asmuri_muchachaz



The interiors
by-Ricky reinaldi


by-aldyuris


This is the older interior.by-indonesian railways corner's


she got the new livery




by-lolicon train's


by-Ian Anotono


the videos





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ARGO WILIS

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Argo Wilis was first launched on November 8, 1998. The 699 km trip takes 11 hours of travel and stops only at Tasikmalaya, Kutoarjo, Yogyakarta, Solo Balapan, and Madiun. The train is an alternative of executive service that connects Bandung and Surabaya.

Argo is the brand image of executive train service. The name Wilis was taken from Mountain Wilis (2,169 km above sea level), a mountain range which highest peak is at Bajulan Nganjuk, East Java.

Argo Wilis has total 200 seats in 4 executive cars and provides alternative of daylight travel. Passengers can enjoy the sceneries at Bumi Parahyangan, Banyumas, Kali Serayu and Kali Progo.

Argo Wilis is often used as a mean of transportation from Bandung to tourism objects on the island of Bali and vice versa. On the arrival at Surabaya, passengers can stay at VIP Room at Stasiun Surabaya Gubeng and continued their travel to Banyuwangi using KA Mutiara Malam and arrive at Banyuwangi in the morning. Passengers continue their travel by using busses provided by PT. Kereta Api (Persero) to Denpasar, Bali. The same service is also provided from the opposite direction. Passengers depart from Banyuwangi on KA Mutiara Malam and arrived at Surabaya Gubeng. They can transit at VIP Room before continue their travel to Madiun, Solo, Yogyakarta, Kutoarjo, Tasikmalaya, or back to Bandung using Argo Wilis.

If you want a packaged travel from Bandung to Yogyakarta, Solo, Surabaya or Denpasar and vice versa, it is recommended that you use Argo Wilis. Source : PT. KA official site.
Name : KA. ARGO WILIS
Class : Executives/Argo
Trains Number : 5A/6
Route : Bandung (BD) - Surabaya Kota (SB) VV.
Stops: Bandung-Tasikmalaya-Banjar-Kroya-Kutoarjo-Yogyakarta-Solo-Madiun-Kertosono-Jombang-Mojokerto-Surabaya Gubeng-Surabaya Kota.


TIMETABLES:
KA 5A Departs: 07.30 (Surabaya Gubeng) -Arrives: 19.56 (Bandung)
KA 6 Departs: 07.00 (Bandung) -Arrives: 19.47 (Surabaya Gubeng)

Argo Wilis at Leles curve by Argo Sandy


Argo wilis at Lebak Jero curve by Denzuko


Argo wilis at Kalimenur,Yogyakarta by Fajar A.


At Leles curve by tRaIn MaNiA.


Passing Lebak Jero Station


Again,at Leles curve by Asmuri M.


at Lebak Jero by Ricky Reinaldi.


by CC20409.
at jeruk Legi,central Java.




Coming out from Ijo tunnel,Central Java.


Popped up from tiny hill at Lebak Jero by Kang Asep.


Passing the S curve at Kalimenur,Yogyakarta by Rezza Habibie.


by Ian Antono.


Passing rice fields at Prambanan,Yogyakarta by AKu Rendy.


The Interiors


by ikhlasul amal


The videos





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ARGO LAWU

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On its trial on July 13, 1995 it bore the name JS-750 which showed the will of PT. Kereta Api (Persero) to provide transportation facilities that connects Solo and Jakarta in 7 hours travel. The launching was also to commemorate Indonesia's 50 years of independence. On September 21, 1996 the train was renamed KA Solo Jaya which later changed according to the Argo brand strategy into Argo Lawu.

The train consists of 8 executive cars with total 400 seats. The travel between Jakarta and Solo (576 km) takes about 7 hours 30 minutes, and stops only at Yogyakarta and Purwokerto.

Argo, which literally means mountain, is also the brand image of executive train service. Meanwhile the name Lawu was taken from Gunung Lawu (3,245 km), a mountain at the administrative area of Kabupaten Karanganyar and Magetan on the north east of Surakarta. With many peaks and craters that are no longer active on its mountain top, the mountain has a marvelous panorama when seen from Tawangmangu and Telaga Sarangan.

When traveling from Solo Balapan to Gambir on day light, passengers can enjoy the beautiful panorama along the way such as the mountains at Bumi Banyumas, Kali Serayu, and Kali Progo. The travel back from Jakarta to Solo is done at night. Passengers can enjoy the hospitality of Argo Lawu attendants who are always ready to serve their needs along the travel.
Source :PT. KA Official site
Name : KA. ARGO LAWU
Class : Executives/Argo
Trains Number : 7/8
Route : Jakarta Gambir (GMR) - Solo Balapan (SLO) VV.
Stops: Jakarta Gambir-Purwokerto-Yogyakarta-Klaten-Solo Balapan


TIMETABLES:
KA 7 Departs: 08.80 (Solo Balapan) -Arrives: 16.03 (Jakarta Gambir)
KA 8 Departs: 20.00 (Jakarta Gambir) - Arrives: 04.04 (Solo Balapan)

Pics by Ricky R.
At Cikarang rice fields,eastern Jakarta.






Pics by Sendy.
Coming from Solo and just passing Bekasi Bridge in eastern Jakarta


Just leave Jatinegara station as Jakarta's first stop to go to a final destination on Jakarta Gambir station.


Picture by Fajar A.
Somewhere near Purwokerto-Central Java,you can see a double track working progress on the right side of the picture.


Somewhere near Yogyakarta.


Pics by Agung A.
Passing Serayu Bridge,near Purwokerto-Central Java.


Ijo tunnel,Central Java.


Passing 'Saka lima belas' bridge (15 beams bridge) Bumiayu-Central Java.Pic by ant Onterus.


Pics by Ian A.
Again,at Ijo Tunnel.


at Serayu Bridge.


At Kalimenur-Yogyakarta.Pic by Ican.


Pic by Triez.


Pic by Yulay.


Entering Jakarta area in the cloudy afternoon.Pic by Nanda FM.


After a long day trip from Solo finally she reach the final stop at Jakarta Gambir.Pic by Nugroho.


The Interiors.
Pic By Indra Hardi.


Pic by Triple trouble.


Pic By Rob Woodall.


The Meals.
Service meals.(can't expect much though )
Pic by Indra Hardi.


Pic by Na-Klorida.


special ordered meals.Pic by Indra Hardi.


The Videos

feel the joy of cabride with ARGO LAWU.
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ARGO DWIPANGGA

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Argo Dwipangga was first introduced to public by the Secretary of Transportation Republic of Indonesia on April 21, 1998 with the name Dwipangga. But as the demand of more Argo service on Jakarta - Solo corridor, Dwipangga was redesigned to fulfill the demand and renamed as Argo Dwipangga on October 5, 1998.

The name Argo is used as the brand image of executive train service, but the name Dwipangga is unlike other Argo train names. This was due to the fact that the name Dwipangga is already known to public. Dwipangga is taken from Indra, a god in Hinduism, which has the form of an elephant. It is very loyal and can protect its passengers from any kinds of weather and gives pride and prestige for them.

It takes about 8 hours to travel the distance between Jakarta and Solo (576 km) and stops for transit only at Purwokerto and Yogyakarta. The train has 400 seats in 8 executive cars and serves daylight travel from Gambir to Solo Balapan and night travel from Solo Balapan to Jakarta, as an alternative schedule to Argo Lawu.Source : PT. KA Official site.
Name : KA. ARGO DWIPANGGA
Class : Executives/Argo
Trains Number : 9/10
Route : Jakarta Gambir (GMR) - Solo Balapan (SLO) VV.
Stops: Jakarta Gambir-Purwokerto-Yogyakarta-Klaten-Solo Balapan


TIMETABLES:
KA 9 Departs: 20.00 (Solo Balapan) -Arrives: 04.06 (Jakarta Gambir)
KA 10 Departs: 08.00 (Jakarta Gambir) - Arrives: 16.04 (Solo Balapan)
These trips are opposite of the ARGO LAWU's trips.

passing Kalimenur-Yogyakarta.pic by Fajar A.


Pic by Agung A.
at Karanggandul,Near Purwokerto-Central Java.


at Kalimenur-Yogyakarta.


Kalimenur again.
Pic by Aku Rendy.


Pic by Ican.
at Progo Bridge-Yogyakarta.






Again,at Progo Bridge-Yogyakarta.
Pic by Kang Asep.


Pic by Ricky R.


The interiors.
Pic by Dwipangga.


The Pillow.


Pic by Indra Hardi.



The Meals

Pic by Indlest.


Pic by Indra Hardi.


The videos

Passing Serayu Bridge


Passing A small station near Jakarta.


Passing Jatinegara station-depart to Solo.
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Wow, u put a lot of beautiful pics here mate good job! keep posting
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The Blimbing Station, Malang



The Pakisaji Station, Malang

Dear Samuel89,
I would like to express my objection on how you publish my photos (Blimbing and Pakisaji Station) originally published on Flickr.com under the name (&) TOTO. Please pay attention that publishing the photos without properly acknowledging the photographers is an infringement of Copyrights Laws. My photos are products of creativity and work protected by Copyright Laws. I shall be very thankful if you pay more attention to the legal aspects whenever you publish photos which is not originally your work.

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Please note that the three photos of Indonesian steam and diesel locomotives at Madiun posted by Samuel 89 have been taken from my Flickr photostream without my permission or attribution. In addition they are linked to the Picoodle photo sharing site
http://www.flickr.com/photos/malawir...7603639410711/
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A Train Through Java

By PHILIP BOWRING
Published: September 8, 2009

A few days before the Sept. 2 earthquake on Java, I passed though some of the affected areas on a train ride between Bandung in the West Java highlands to Yogyakarta (pronounced Jogja) on the Central Java plain.

This must be one of the world’s most interesting rail journeys. The slow but comfortable “Argo Wilis” (endearingly, Indonesian trains have names — this one a volcano the train passes on its 13-hour journey) snakes its way along a mostly single track around terraced hillsides and between old volcanoes, through Tasikmalayaand Banjar — the towns that recently made their tragic appearance on world news. The train then descends onto a plain of rice paddies, some still green and glistening, others brown from recent harvests.

Looking back, it is remarkable that the earthquake, with a force of 7.1, killed only 100 or so. This is one of the most densely populated rural regions on the planet, a place where villages and towns form a continuum along the roads and railway, where even the steepest hillsides are terraced to grow rice in the wet season and a vast array of other crops in the dry season, where fruits of almost every sort abound along with tea, coffee and tobacco.

The red-tiled, single story houses standard throughout Java do not look ideal for resisting earthquakes. But the record suggests otherwise, for this is an island that has experienced regular earthquakes and volcanic eruptions since Java man lived near Yogyakarta 100,000 years ago.

Perhaps even then nearby Mount Merapi was periodically wreaking havoc on the plain. The volcano, which last erupted in 2006, smokes continuously, a reminder of its power to villagers and Argo Wilis passengers alike.

Little wonder that in its shadow stand two of the world’s most remarkable religious monuments — the temple of Borobudur, the world’s largest single Buddhist monument, and the 9th century Hindu temples at Prambanan, a complex that originally was barely surpassed even in India itself.

No wonder, too, that nature has repeatedly taken its revenge, half destroying Borobudur with earthquakes and then burying it with volcanic ash, and repeatedly felling many of the Prambanan temples, most recently in 2006.

So perhaps it is fitting that Yogyakarta, though since the 16th century a Muslim sultanate, retains so many symbols of older imported religions and its original Austronesian identity.

It is guardian of a syncretic Javanese culture of batik textiles, of music, dance, theater and design, which is at once traditional and free-spirited and a bastion against Islamic orthodoxies imported from the Middle East.

Borobudur and Pramanban, both Unesco World Heritage sites, and Yogyakarta are well-enough known to the outside world, even if the number of foreign visitors is small.

But there is one remarkable feature of Borobudur that deserves to be much more celebrated, at least by Indonesians: reliefs showing ships.

They are a reminder of a little-known past, long before Chinese and Arab voyages, when ships from Sumatra and Java sailed the Indian Ocean, populating Madagascar, transporting goods and pilgrims between China and India, bringing spices from islands further east and leaving their influence as far west as Africa.

In 2002, an 18-meter twin outrigger replica of a Borobudur ship was constructed and sailed to East Africa, taking less than a month from Jakarta to the Seychelles.

The replica is now in a museum near the temple, a reminder that Austronesians, with their common root language, culture and sailing traditions, were, until the European expansion 500 years ago, among the most widely dispersed people on earth, colonizing almost every island between Easter Island in the east and Madagascar in the west; Taiwan and Hawaii in the north to New Zealand in the south.

Surprisingly, the ship gets scant attention from visitors. Maybe it just seems out of place at a religious site. But back on the Argo Wilis and bound for Surabaya, city of 2.6 million people and port for traditional inter-island sailing vessels as well as container ships, it is easy to imagine why these islands have for 2,000 years played key roles in the globalization of commerce.

In short, brave the earthquakes and eruptions, and the Argo Wilis will take you on a tour of a lot of world history.
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Only at Solo (Central Java) - classic steamloco, route Purwosari Station - Solo Kota Station - return this route about 10 km



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Jaladara Steam Loco, Solo City, Central Java
The only steam loco crossing the downtown

Upon consideration and feedbacks from various parties, and based on the result if evaluation done at several times of ride try-outs, the Department of Transportation of Surakarta decided a management system of the Solo Steam Loco.


Being the only one in the world uniquely running on downtown tracks, Solo Steam Loco will be optimized as a tourist attraction to introduce the City of Surakarta and all its potency and cultural assets to the world. Some fare schemes will be applied as both package tours and community service.


What will you get onboard Solo Steam Loco?

An unforgettable ride through the heart of Surakarta, a city of cultures and tourism, on the tracks initially laid by the Railway Company of the Dutch Indies or the NIS (Nederlandsch Indië Spoor Maatschappig) in 1920. This spectacular steam train ride starts from Purwosari Railway Station headed for Solo Kota Railway Station, then returns to Purwosari Station to complete the 11.2-kms trip which takes approximately 3 hours.

Solo Steam Loco is powered by an original steam engine made in Germany in 1896. Generating its power on teak firewood and water, this legendary iron horse consumes approximately 4 up to 6 m3 wood and 3-5 m3 water per trip. Solo Steam Loco pulls two teakwood wagons made in 1920 bearing the code numbers CR 16 and CR 144, to seat an optimal number of 72 passengers.


PACKAGE TOUR HIGHLIGHTS :

- Onboard traditional Welcome Drink (traditional Javanese herbal drinks)
- Specific food and snacks of Solo, among others Sate Kluthuk and other home-made snacks commonly found at traditional markets
- Traditional Javanese music (a mini-orchestra of sitar, drum and lady singers)
- Tour guides to elucidate the history and potency of Surakarta
- A teakwood seedling (to offer you to participate in the restoration of Indonesia’s forests)
- Cultural tourist attractions (Javanese gendhing music, hadrah, etc) at some Stop-over points.


STOP-OVER POINTS:
- Diamond Convention Center
- Solo Grand Mall
- Loji Gandrung (The official residence of the Mayor of Surakarta)
- Danar Hadi Batik Museum
- Radya Pustaka Museum, Sriwedari
- Pasar Pon Crossroads (Windujenar Antique Market, Ngarsopura Market)
- Kemlayan Arts Kampong
- Kauman Batik Kampong
- Beteng Trade Center / Gladag Langen Bogan Food Bazaar
- Solo Kota Railway Station

NOTE : Package tour highlights, stop-over points and each stop duration are subjects to change. Changes may cover reduction and/or addition of itinerary suited to tour condition and the types of package tours chosen.

Ride Fares :
- Community Service Rate Rp 30,000,-/pax
- Package Tour Rate from Rp 200,000,-/pax

Note : Community Service rates are arranged in cooperation with officials of Surakarta Municipality (city districts, Department of Communication and Information). Priority is given to Surakarta citizens (bearers of Surakarta ID Cards). Prospective tour participants who do not meet the required conditions are advised to take package tours instead.)



Solo Steam Loco Tour Schedule:
The steam train is scheduled to operate at weekends (Saturday and Sunday) and/or public holidays/ national holidays.
Saturday : 04.30 pm, departing from Purwosari Railway Station
Sunday : 09.30 am departing from Purwosari Railway Station

Tour participants are expected to arrive at Purwosari Station at least 30 minutes before departure.
Tickets must be purchased by reservation, hence they are not sold prior to or at departure time. Ticket reservation procedure is to be advised.

To comply with the high operational cost of the steam loco, it has been decided that there should be the minimum of 60 (sixty) passengers onboard for the tour to be conducted. Should there be less number of passengers, the day’s ride will have to be cancelled.
An exception is allowed when the tour is booked by a group of people who hold responsible for the operational cost of a ride. This way, the train can be operated at times desired by the booking group, with coordination and technical confirmation from PT KA railway company and the Department of Transportation of Surakarta.

For further information about this train ride tour, please send an email to: [email protected].

Translation credit : Iman Setiadji
Photo credit : Yulianto CC and Fajar Arifianto


















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