Bandung railway station
North entrance of Bandung Station.
|Location||Kebon Kawung St., Bandung, West Java|
|Elevation||709 m (2,326 ft)|
|Owned by||Indonesian Railway Company|
|Operated by||Indonesian Railway Company|
Bandung Station (Indonesian: Stasiun Bandung, Sundanese: ᮞ᮪ᮒᮞᮤᮇᮔ᮪ ᮘᮔ᮪ᮓᮥᮀ) or Hall Station (Stasiun Hall) is the largest train station in Bandung and, perhaps, in the West Java province. It is where "Operation Area 2" (Daop 2) is which surrounds the area of Bandung and Priangan.
The station is on Kebon Kawung Street in central Bandung. The old station building was on Stasiun Timur street on the southern part of the railroad; later and currently the station has its new building on the northern part of the railroad.
On the Javanese railroad system, Bandung Train Station is on the Jakarta - Bandung - Yogyakarta - Surabaya railroad route — known as the Southern Java railroad route. The station is 709 meters above sea level.
Bandung station is classified as a Main Train Station by the Indonesian State Owned Rail Company (PT. KAI).
Trains that pass through the Bandung station are:
- Argo Parahyangan to Gambir
- Argo Wilis to Surabaya Gubeng
- Harina to Surabaya Pasar Turi via Semarang Tawang
- Lodaya to Solo Balapan
- Malabar to Malang
- Mutiara Selatan to Malang via Surabaya Gubeng
- Turangga to Surabaya Gubeng
- Ciremai Ekspres to Semarang Tawang
Bandung station, like other major railway stations has supporting facilities and infrastructure for train operation. It has a passenger coach warehouse (west side of the station), locomotive warehouse (northwestern side of the station), turntable (western side of the station), reservation ticket building (northern station) and cargo area (southern part).
Train passengers who arrive on the station will find that Bandung station is easily accessible, and public transportation can be widely found in surrounding areas.
Taxis can be found at the northern part of the station. Taxis wait in the parking lot for passenger pickup.
Public (mass) transportation (Angkot) is more widely available with routes that carry passengers to destinations throughout the city. It can be found in both the northern part or the southern part of the station. Besides that, Ojek (motorcycle taxi) can be found outside the station complex.
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- (in Indonesian) PT KAI - the Indonesian rail company
- (in Indonesian) Forum Semboyan35 - Indonesian Rail fans Forum
- (in Indonesian) Stasiun Bandung - Unofficial site of Bandung train station
|Preceding station||Indonesian Railway Company||Following station|