Semarang Tawang railway station

Semarang Tawang Station is the largest train station in Semarang, the capital city of Central Java, Indonesia. The station is the oldest major railway station in Indonesia after Semarang Gudang Station and opened on July 19, 1868 on the Semarang Tawang–Tanggung railway.[1] Economy class trains do not stop at this station, but at Semarang Poncol Station.

Semarang Tawang Station
Semarang Tawang station outside.jpg
Front view
LocationSemarang, Central Java
Indonesia
Coordinates6°57′52″S 110°25′40″E / 6.96444°S 110.42778°E / -6.96444; 110.42778Coordinates: 6°57′52″S 110°25′40″E / 6.96444°S 110.42778°E / -6.96444; 110.42778
Elevation+2 M
Owned byPT Kereta Api Indonesia
Operated byPT Kereta Api Indonesia
Line(s)Northern Line
Construction
ParkingAvailable
Disabled accessAvailable
ArchitectJ.P. de Bordes
Other information
Station codeSMT
History
Opened1 June 1914
Location
Semarang Tawang Station is located in Semarang
Semarang Tawang Station
Semarang Tawang Station
Location in Semarang

Because of the rapid development and improper city planning of the coastal city of Semarang, Tawang station is frequently flooded by heavy rainfall,[2] rising sea levels, and the loss of catchment areas north of the station. This impacts railway operations on northern railway connections.[3]

Trains that pass through this stationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-13. Retrieved 2013-05-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://news.detik.com/read/2013/02/23/153918/2177806/10/stasiun-tawang-semarang-dikepung-banjir
  3. ^ https://www.viva.co.id/berita/nasional/392736-stasiun-tawang-semarang-banjir-rute-ka-dialihkan

External linksEdit

  Media related to Semarang Tawang Station at Wikimedia Commons

  • (in Indonesian) PT KAI - the Indonesian rail company
  • (in Indonesian) Forum Semboyan35 - Indonesian Rail fans Forum