Cikini Station

Cikini station is flanked by Jl. Pegangsaan Barat and Jl. Pegangsaan Timur, Cikini in Jakarta Pusat (Central Jakarta). Brown-colored station has three floors with three main entrance, although used is the entrance in the middle of the station. According to book with title “Trams en Tramlijnen, De Elektrische Stadstrams op Java, I” Cikini Station is build in 1899.

 On the first floor of many parcel traders and there is also a convenience store. To go to the second floor and third floor there are stairs and escalators (which does not work). On the second floor there are 5 ticket window, a small mosque and a public toilet. While the platform and the railway is on the third floor. Information on the Arrival and departure of the Commuter Line delivered through the loud speaker in Bahasa Indonesia. To find public transportation, you can go to Jl. West Pegangsaan and will easily find a bus, taxi, motorcycle taxi, and bajaj.

Jl. Cikini Raya is one of the elite area in Jakarta. Cikini is also one of the old village in Jakarta. Until the late 1960s, Cikini Zoo (now Taman Ismail Marzuki is a recreation area in Jakarta.

Platform Note

  • Platform 1 is for Commuter Line heading to Gambir/Jakarta Kota
  • Platform 2 is for Commuter Line heading to Manggarai, Bogor, and Bekasi


Reference

http://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stasiun_Cikini

http://softoh-jamaah.blogspot.com/2004/10/cikini-atawa-cekini.html

http://mmzrarebooks.blogspot.com/2012/06/trams-en-tramlijnen-de-elektrische.html

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