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Gambir railway station

Gambir Station
Gambir station upper platform
Station statistics
Address Jalan Medan Merdeka Timur no. 1, Jakarta Pusat, Indonesia
Platforms 2 island platform
Tracks 4
Parking Available
Other information
Opened 1884
Rebuilt 1990
Station code GMR
Owned by PT Kereta Api Indonesia
Aerial view of Gambir Station from the National Monument.

Gambir Station (Indonesian: Stasiun Gambir, Station code: GMR) is a major railway station in Gambir, Central Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia. It is located on eastern side of Merdeka Square. It was built by the colonial Dutch before World War II but renovated in the 1990s. Its lime-green ceramic facade dominates the Gambir subdistrict.

Gambir Station serves as an arrival/departure point for most intercity trains operated across Java Island. Two of Jakarta's main commuter lines, KRL Jabotabek Blue Line (to Bekasi) and Red Line (to Bogor) pass through this station, but doesn't stop to serve passenger.

Since the elevated Gambir station operated, Gambir only serve Executive and Business class train.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Building and facilities 2
  • Lines 3
    • Intercity train 3.1
    • KRL Jabodetabek Commuter Line 3.2
  • Intermodal connection 4
    • DAMRI Bus 4.1
    • City Transport 4.2
      • Mayasari Bakti 4.2.1
      • PPD 4.2.2
      • Other 4.2.3
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

History

Aerial view of Gambir Station in 1940

This station was built in the classicism style in 1884 as Weltevreden Station. In 1927 this station was renovated in Art Deco style. In 1937 the name Weltevreden Station was changed to Batavia Koningsplein Station and after Indonesian independence the name was changed to Jakarta Gambir Station. In 1990, the station was renovated into the current joglo architectural style.[1]

Building and facilities

Gambir Station's building consists of three floors. Local tenants, food restaurant, mini-market and ticket counter are on the first floor. A ticket checking post was added after a train boarding system was implemented. The second floor is for passenger waiting area, food tenants, cafeteria, and merchandise shop. The third floor is departure/arrival area, which has two island platforms serving four train tracks. Gambir Station also has an ATM Center, toilets, public telephone, and lifts serving all floors at the station. There is a taxi pool at the east side of the station.

Lines

Intercity train

KRL Jabodetabek Commuter Line

Two lines of KRL Jabodetabek pass-through the station:

  • Blue Line, service to Bekasi Station, West Java
  • Red Line, service to Depok Station and Bogor Station, West Java

Right now since 2013,no commuter train stops in Gambir due to the station's crowded intercity schedule. Commuter passengers must stop at neither Juanda or Gondangdia Station and transfer to taxi or ojek to Gambir station.

Intermodal connection

DAMRI Bus

DAMRI bus route runs from Gambir Station to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport everyday from 01:00 am until 09:00 pm.[2] The ticket price is Rp 25.000,-.

City Transport

There are so many transportation serving Gambir Station, including Bus, Minibus, Taxi, and Transjakarta corridor 2 (Pulo Gadung - Harmoni)

Mayasari Bakti

PPD

Other

  • Metromini P06 (Senen - Tanjung Priok)

See also

References

  1. ^ http://djawatempodoeloe.multiply.com/photos/photo/11/186.JPG
  2. ^ http://www.damri.co.id/berita/trayek-tarif.html

External links

  • (Indonesian) PT KAI - the Indonesian rail company

Preceding station Connections Following station
Juanda   Jakarta Kota-Manggarai rail route   Gondangdia
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