KA Siantar Ekspres U57: Siantar to Medan by Train

After a quick night's stay at Siantar, it was time to head back to Medan by the Siantar Ekspres again. Yes, while frequent buses and shared taxis link the city almost throughout the day, I opted to get back by the once-daily Siantar Ekspres, because that's the point of my trip isn't it? The station … Continue reading KA Siantar Ekspres U57: Siantar to Medan by Train

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KA Putri Deli Siang U53: Tanjung Balai to Medan by Train

The KA Putri Deli Siang U53 is an afternoon full-daylight Ekonomi Class train from Tanjung Balai to Medan, travelling on the Tanjung Balai branch line to Kisaran before merging with the mainline to Medan. KA Putri Deli Siang U53 departs from Tanjung Balai at 12.10pm, just 65 minutes after my KA Putri Deli Pagi U52 had arrived … Continue reading KA Putri Deli Siang U53: Tanjung Balai to Medan by Train

KA Sribilah Pagi: Rantau Prapat to Medan by Train

The U43 KA Sribilah Pagi is a day train service running from Rantau Prapat to Medan departing Rantau Prapat daily at 7.20am and arriving in Medan at 1.15pm. It is also the only northbound train service which offers a full-daylight journey, with the other 3 trains crossing into sunset or running in nighttime. Rantau Prapat is the southernmost station in Divre I. … Continue reading KA Sribilah Pagi: Rantau Prapat to Medan by Train