The Kereta Commuter Indonesia (KCI) Cikarang Line is the collective term of the Bekasi Line and the 4-station extension from the former KRL terminus of Bekasi, offering through services from Jakarta Kota. Aside from this extension, the Bekasi Line and Cikarang Line has some trains running via Pasar Senen with the schedule change to relieve … Continue reading Kereta Commuter Indonesia Cikarang Line: Jakarta Kota to Cikarang via Pasar Senen by KRL Train
After having read all my posts on my trip from Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea, you might think that I've spent a lot on this trip considering that I've travelled in First Class on the ship from Batam to Jakarta, in Eksekutif Class on all long-distance trains and slept in hotels instead of … Continue reading Singapore to Bali by Land and Sea: A 7-day mini-adventure for under S$500!
While Gambir is a railway station, the KRL Jabodetabek does not make a stop there. It is, however, still very accessible from any KRL station or Transjakarta halt. If you are going by KRL, you have two main choices, to go to Jakarta Kota or Juanda. I opted to go via Juanda as the next … Continue reading Day 3: Getting to Gambir Railway Station with KRL and Transjakarta
In the morning, I set off from my hotel to cover the rail lines that would have been otherwise skipped if I had concentrated solely on the long-distance routes. Since I was early for the Tanjung Priok train, I opted to clear the portion to Gambir first. The new consist of the JR 203 Series … Continue reading Day 3: Covering the Tanjung Priok – Gambir Stretch by KRL
PELNI, which is an abbreviation of PT. Pelayaran Nasional Indonesia, is the national shipping company of Indonesia, operating ferries which connect the main islands of the Indonesian archipelago. The PELNI office in Batam is a 10-minute leisurely walk from Sekupang Ferry Terminal which is a gateway to and from Singapore. It is located at Jl. Dr. … Continue reading Day 1-2: The PELNI KM Kelud from Batam to Jakarta
After walking about 1km from the Port of Tanjung Priok, I got to Tanjung Priok Railway Station at 7.15pm, 5 minutes after the scheduled departure of the last KRL train bound for Jakarta Kota. The gates to the platform were shut already. The empty station. Disappointed, I backtracked to the Transjakarta halt. Boarding the first … Continue reading Day 2: Transjakarta Corridor 12 from Tanjung Priok to Jakarta Kota
PT KAI Commuter Jabodetabek recently relaunched the Jakarta Kota - Tanjung Priok Line on 21 December 2015. Coloured in pink on the map, the train takes 20 minutes to travel between the 2 terminals, making a brief stop at Kampung Bandan. Jakarta Kota railway station was opened on 8 October 1929 and today consists of 12 … Continue reading KRL Jabodetabek Tanjung Priok Line