Sawah Besar railway station

Sawah Besar Station (formerly Sawah Besaar Station) is a railway station, located on Jl. Kyai Haji Samanhudi. Altitude this station is 15 meters amsl, this station is one of seven elevated stations on Jakarta railway's Jakarta Kota–Manggarai segment, and is named after the Jakarta subdistrict with the same name. Pasar Baru market is within walking distance from this station.

Sawah Besar Station

Stasiun Sawah Besar
Stasiun Sawah Besar 2020.jpg
Sawah Besar Station
General information
LocationJl. Kyai Haji Samanhudi, Sawah Besar, Central Jakarta
Coordinates6°09′38″S 106°49′40″E / 6.160667°S 106.827639°E / -6.160667; 106.827639Coordinates: 6°09′38″S 106°49′40″E / 6.160667°S 106.827639°E / -6.160667; 106.827639
Elevation+15 m (49 ft)
Owned byKereta Api Indonesia
Operated byKAI Commuter
Platforms2 (side platforms)
Structure typeElevated
Disabled accessAvailable
Other information
Station codeSW
Opened15 September 1871 (15 September 1871) (NIS)[1]
Opening05 June 1992 (05 June 1992) [2]
Electrified06 April 1925 (06 April 1925) [2]
Previous namesSawah Besaar Station
Preceding station Logo KAI Commuter.svg Following station
Mangga Besar
towards Jakarta Kota
Bogor Line Juanda
towards Bogor
Bogor Line
Nambo branch
towards Nambo
Sawah Besar Station is located in Jakarta
Sawah Besar Station
Sawah Besar Station
Location in Jakarta


Sawah Besaar Station, unknown date.

On 5 June 1992,[2] President Suharto along with Mrs. Tien and staff in the government inaugurated the elevated track by riding the train from Gambir to Jakarta Kota station. The building of Sawah Besar Station is modern with touches of pink and white panels, which to this day are still preserved and have not been repainted. It is known, the project which was started in February 1988[2] spent Rp 432,5 billion rupiah[citation needed] and when it was inaugurated it was not completely finished until finally it could be fully operational a year later.[citation needed]


The following is a list of train services at the Sawah Besar Station.

Passenger servicesEdit


  1. ^ "Heritage - Kereta Api Indonesia" (in Indonesian).
  2. ^ a b c d "Awal Mula Jalur Layang Kereta di Indonesia - Historia" (in Indonesian). Hendaru Tri Hanggoro.

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