Bungkaih railway station

Bungkaih Station (BKH) is a class III railway station located in Keude Bungkaih, Muara Batu, North Aceh Regency, bordering with Ulee Madon. The station, which is located at an altitude of +7 meters, is included in the Regional Division I North Sumatra and Aceh.

Bungkaih Station

Stasiun Bungkaih
Kereta Api Indonesia
General information
LocationJl. Rel Kereta Api, Keude Bungkaih, Muara Batu, North Aceh Regency
Aceh
Indonesia
Coordinates5°15′35″N 96°57′55″E / 5.259797°N 96.96514°E / 5.259797; 96.96514Coordinates: 5°15′35″N 96°57′55″E / 5.259797°N 96.96514°E / 5.259797; 96.96514
Elevation+7 m (23 ft)
Owned byKereta Api Indonesia
Operated byKereta Api Indonesia
Line(s)Kereta Api Indonesia Kutablang–Lhokseumawe
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeGround
ParkingAvailable
Disabled accessAvailable
Other information
Station codeBKH
ClassificationClass III[1]
History
Opened1904 (1904)
Reopened 1 December 2013 (2013-12-01)[3]
Closed1970 (1970)[2]
Rebuilt2013
Location
Bungkaih Station is located in Aceh
Bungkaih Station
Bungkaih Station
Location in Aceh

The station was inaugurated on 1 December 2013 as part of a railway reconstruction project in Aceh that was decommissioned in the 1970s. For the initial phase, a railway line was built that connecting Krueng Geukueh with Krueng Mane along 11 km.[4][5]

ServicesEdit

There is only one passenger train journey, namely Cut Meutia to Krueng Geukueh and to Krueng Mane.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Buku Informasi Direktorat Jenderal Perkeretaapian 2014 (PDF) (in Indonesian).
  2. ^ "Trans Sumatera Railways, dari Aceh Sampai Lampung" (in Indonesian). 17 September 2015. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Dewan: Proyek Kereta Api Aceh Mubazir" (in Indonesian). 1 December 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Tingkatkan Aksesibilitas Masyarakat Terhadap Kereta Api, Pemerintah Luncurkan Ka Perintis Pertama". Ministry of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia (in Indonesian). 12 December 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  5. ^ Sudarsih, A. (2014). "KA Perintis Aceh, Cuma Seribu Perak". Majalah KA [id]. 90: 24–25.
  6. ^ "Kereta Apa Perintis Cut Meutia" (in Indonesian). Balai Teknik Perkeretaapian Sumatra Bagian Utara. 24 February 2020. Retrieved 24 February 2021.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Kereta Api Indonesia   Following station
Krueng Mane
towards Kutablang
  Kutablang–Lhokseumawe   Krueng Geukueh
towards Lhokseumawe