BANDUNG - The train travel from Bandung to the east and vice versa again experienced a disruption after the movement of land (landslide) that occurred at Km 227 + 4/5 between Warung Bandrek Station and Bumiwaluya Station, on Thursday (07/12) at 00.50 WIB .
Public Relations Manager of PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) Operation Area 2 Bandung, Joni Martinus said, due to the condition of the pattern of rail operations changed with the pattern of rotating and overstaapen (using feeder bus to continue using the train).
"A number of railways that are turning are the trains that are held from the east to Bandung, namely Mutiara Selatan Train destination Malang - Surabaya - Bandung, Malabar train destination Malang - Bandung, Turangga Train destination Surabaya - Bandung, and Lodaya Train destination Solobalapan - Yogyakarta - Bandung, "he said.
According to Joni, to provide services to the passengers, it provides options to the passengers, they can remain in the train but the track or turn with the transition of a vehicle using a bus to Bandung.
"To facilitate the transfer of modes, we provide 30 buses, at Tasikmalaya Station 9 buses to transport passengers of Turangga and Lodaya trains to Bandung. In Ciawi Station 11 bus for passengers Kahuripan train to Bandung, while for Serayu train Pasar Senen - Kiaracondong - Purwokerto and Purwokerto - Kiaracondong - Pasar Senen provided 10 buses at Cibatu Station, "he said.
While specially for Serayu train, passengers from both directions exchange trains to then continue their journey towards the destination so they keep using the train.
Which from the direction of Bandung they will use the bus from Cibatu Station to Cipeundeuy Station and then take the train. For passengers of Serayu train from Purwokerto they use bus from Cipeundeuy Station to Cibatu Station and then continue their journey towards Bandung with the final destination of Pasar Senen. (Parno)