A Journey to Nambo Station

Previously, I had never been up to the Nambo. There are many reasons why I am a bit lazy to Nambo, but the most important fact is that there is very little CommuterLine schedule heading to Nambo. In addition, I also do not know of other transportation alternatives in addition to CommuterLine. It is different…

Greater Jakarta @CommuterLine Stations Project 2016

Since I start this website in 2012, I always try to take a photo of the whole CommuterLine stations. The pictures role is to complete my writing of the entire station traversed by CommuterLine. In 2016, I attempted to do an update on the current condition of the CommuterLine stations. This is not an easy…

Get Lost in Jakarta with less than USD 0.5

Congestion in Jakarta does require extraordinary patience. It seemed impossible if you like getting around Jakarta at low cost with no need to have longer hours when using a car, a taxi, motorcycle taxi, or even transport-based applications. The Jakarta administration is providing various public transportation such as Transjakarta and City Tour Bu, but despite…

Elang Bondol and Salak Condet: The Forgotten Mascot of Jakarta

The mascot of Jakarta is not the National Monument or Ondel – Ondel as is commonly known by the citizens of Jakarta, but in fact the mascot is the Elang Bondol and Salak Condet. Nothing wrong also if the citizens of Jakarta incorrectly think about the mascot of their city, because the flag and the…

How to get to Gambir Railway Station with @CommuterLine

Since 2013, @CommuterLine no longer stop at Gambir station, passenger who want to depart or arrive at Gambir station have another challenge. Commuterline of the Blue Line (Jakarta Kota – Bekasi ) and the Red Line (Jakarta Kota – Depok/Bogor) pass through this station, but do not stop here So if you want travel to…

Bendera Kuning: The History

If you had a chance to look deeper around Jakarta, you might occasionally see a Bendera Kuning or a yellow flag mounted on a side street. Yellow flag in Jakarta and West Java is known as a marker of a person’s death As quoted from Kompas, the story of the yellow flag began in the…

The History of Cicayur Station

Cicayur station is located near Jl. Cicayur Station, Cisauk, Tangerang. The station was built on October 1, 1899 by Staatspoorwegen (SS), as part of the railways route along Batavia (Jakarta) – Duri – Tanah Abang – Rangkasbitoeng (Rangkasbitung). A photo posted by Dian Indah Setiyanti (@diansetiyanti) on Dec 26, 2015 at 4:26am PST //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js A…

A Brief Note on Wijayakusuma and Rail One

Wijayakusuma Inspection Railways Train: An Introduction Wijayakusuma Railways Train is a Rail Diesel is used as a inspection train or called as KAIS. This train is used by Board of Directors of PT KAI or VVIP’s guest of PT KAI for for inspection.. This train was used as commuter train along the Bogor – Sukabumi…

The History of Pasar Senen Station

Pasar Senen station is located on Jl. Pasar Senen, Central Jakarta. This station also serves as an inter-city train in Java. Senen Station was built in 1924 and inaugurated on March 19, 1925. The station was designed by Ir. J. Van Gendt and was formerly owned by Batavia Ooster Spoorweg Mij (BOS) and Staats Spoorwegen…

Beware of the Bag Thefts at @CommuterLine

One problem that is quite common in @commuterline is a matter of theft. Some cases are attempts to steal mobile phone or wallet. Several other cases are bags thefts. These cases are quite common, especially for the passengers who were seated and put their bag on the luggage rack. In 2015, Kompas also had reported…