BANDUNG-Welcoming the Christmas and New Year's freight period (Nataru) 2017/2018, for 17 days starting from December 22, 2017 to January 7, 2018, PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) Operation Area (Daop) 2 Bandung has prepared facilities, infrastructure and Human Resources (HR).
Public Relations Manager of PT KAI Daop 2 Bandung, Joni Martinus said it has prepared various aspects to support the railway operations to face the Christmas and New Year's Transportation 2017/2018, where all employees of PT KAI are maximized to help smooth service at stations and not allowed take annual leave.
"This year we are alerting 29 locomotive units as well as 215 train units, for the number of trainers to prepare 83 regular train trips covering Main and Local Trains and 3 additional KA trips," he said.
According Joni, the total number of trains that are ready to serve the public during the Nataru transport times this time is 86 train trips with total seating provided during the transportation period Nataru 2017/2018 reaching 860,897 or as many as 54,996 seats per day.
"If compared to the previous year, there is an increase of about 1 percent, this amount includes seating for the Additional Train," said Joni, in his office on Tuesday (06/11). (Parno)