Medan railway station

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Medan Station

Stasiun Medan
Medan Railway Station.jpg
Medan Station Outside View
LocationMedan, North Sumatra
Indonesia
Coordinates3°35′27″N 98°40′47″E / 3.590879°N 98.679741°E / 3.590879; 98.679741Coordinates: 3°35′27″N 98°40′47″E / 3.590879°N 98.679741°E / 3.590879; 98.679741
Owned byPT Kereta Api Indonesia
Operated by
Line(s)North Sumatran Main Line
Kualanamu Airport Rail Link
Belawan Line
Deli Tua Line (defunct)
Platforms4
Tracks8 (4 in operational)
Construction
ParkingAvailable
Disabled accessAvailable
Other information
Station codeMDN
History
Opened1883
Location
Medan Station is located in Medan
Medan Station
Medan Station
Location in Medan
Main station of Medan, around 1920.

Medan Station is the main train station in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. In addition to intercity services operated by Indonesia's national rail operator, PT Kereta Api, the station also has service to Kualanamu International Airport via Kualanamu ARS.[1]

Architecture Medan Kota Station has undergone a complete overhaul of the original form. It is left of the building complex of the old station is their clock tower at the front of the station, where locomotive depot are still with Dutch architecture, the roof of the platform that houses lanes 2 and 3, as well as the suspension bridge at the southern end station.

The rail line contained in Medan Kota Station stretched from north to south. Rails leading to the south of the rail with the direction of travel to Tebing Tinggi, Kisaran, Tanjung Balai, Pematang Siantar and Rantau Prapat, while the rails leading to the north is the direction of travel to Belawan, Binjai and Besitang, which branched approximately 850 m north of the station. From Medan stations are branching former rail to Pancur Batu and Deli Tua. This station has city check-in for passengers at newly Kualanamu International Airport, this service also the first in throughout Indonesia.

In 2006, Medan Station get Prima Utama Award for the best public service transport unit.

Destination[edit]

Passenger trains that use this station are:

Service
PT Kereta ApiTerminus
TerminusPT Kereta Api
TerminusPT Kereta Api
TerminusPT Kereta Api
TerminusPT Railink
  Historical railways  
Line and station open
PT Kereta ApiTerminus
Line open, station closed
PT Kereta ApiTerminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medan Airport Rail Link".

External links[edit]

Media related to Medan Station at Wikimedia Commons