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GAMBIR RAILWAY STATION

The name of station Gambir is so popular in Jakarta city, especially for those prefer to travel by train. Train transport in Java and other parts of Indonesia is less developing despite the fact of long history of rail and train existence in the country. Meanwhile it is actually the cheapest way of traveling. Some trains are classified as good standard such as Argo Bromo and Executive, only the management less intensive in developing and maintain various aspects of this transportation which is state owned company. Gambir station was built in 1930s and only after 50 years got renovation that was in 1990 with addition of modern facade. The station is constructed in 3 floors with green floor tiles. The rail stop and passes through third floor, the second floor is equipped with waiting lounge, cafeteria and fast food restaurants. Ticket counters, public hall, fast food restaurants, snack bars and some automatic teller machines are on the first floor. Station Kereta Api Gambir, or Gambir Railway station serves the traffic between cities in Java such as Bogor, Bandung, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Malang, Cirebon, except Surabaya. While commuter train to and out of Jakarta do not stop here. State owned transport company the DAMRI ( Djawatan Angkutan Motor Republic Indonesia ) has shuttle from Soekarno-Hatta airport Cengkareng to Gambir station.

It is well known of yearly mass exodus of the people from Jakarta before and after the holiday of Idul Fitri. During this season station Gambir is too crowded. From year to year the number of mass exodus always grows bigger and bigger with the same pattern. Starting 2002, the capacity of train can not accommodate the number anymore, as the transport is not develop so far. The department of Transportation of Indonesia like have no power to handle this future of the transportation means, which should be given priority list by the company and holding company. If not it will be a distressing problem for both national and local due to the great consumption of oil by] individual transport especially in Java with almost 60% of Indonesian population living here. They have the publication by web site, but is very difficult to down load. It is probably not functioned as valuable information to the public, but just an accessory to the company. If you would try to down load the site.

Online train time table is published by other institution which has better web site with complete name, class and other detail of train from Jakarta outbound.. There are some places to make inquiry about the ticket of train from Jakarta outward such as :
Stasiun Kota, Jalan Taman Stasiun Kota No. 1, Jakarta Phone ( 021 ) 692 8515
Humas Perumka Daop 1 Jkarta, Jalan Stasiun Kota No. 1 Phone (021 ) 682 9193
Stasiun Gambir, Jalan Merdeka Timur, Phone ( 021 ) 384 2777
Stasiun Bandung, Jalan Stasiun Timur, Phone ( 022 f) 420 3367, 430 691

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National Museum One of the biggest and most complete exhibition of human history from prehistory up to the classical period. This museum is the most frequented place by students and reserachers. Indonesia presents rich human historical facts which can be used to reconstruct the culture of south east asia and even further to the influence giving countries such as China, India and Arabia.
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Tanjung Priok Sea Port Tanjung Priok is one of the biggest seaport in Indonesia belong to Jakarta Spceial Province. Among the biggest sea port of Indonesia developped since 17th century are Tanjung Perak - Surabaya, Belawan - North Sumatra, and Soekarno - Hatta Sea port in Makassar, south Sulawesi. The traffic of goods from various areas of Indonesia are concentrated at those 3 ports to be forwarded to outside Indonesia, and as on entry.
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