Indonesia Train Transportation Policy during New Normal Covid-19 starting June 12, 2020

Besides Flight, the train in Indonesia also started to operated from 12th June 2020. But there’s some policy if you want to tranpsport by train in Indonesia. Here’s some policy from KAI (Kereta Api Indonesia), source: @kai121_ (Instagram):

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Ticket purchase conditions:

  1. Ticket reservations can be reserved on D-7 before train departure for departures starting June 12, 2020.
  2. Ticket reservations are only reserved online through the KAI access application and other online channels.
  3. Ticket Sales offline service at the station is only for H-3 hours before train departure.

Train Travelling for people in the new normal adaptation period, for long-distance train passengers, the following terms and conditions are regulated as below:

  1. Present a PCR test certificate with negative results that are valid for 7 days or a certificate of rapid-test with non-reactive results that are valid for 3 days at the time of departure.
  2. Present a certificate of asymptomatic such as influenza (influenza-like illness) issued by doctors of hospitals / puskesmas for areas that do not have PCR test facilities and / or rapid tests.
  3. Passengers from / to the destination of Jakarta are required to have an exit and entry permit (SIKM) in the DKI Jakarta area, except for sectors that are excluded based on DKI Jakarta Governor Regulation no 47 year 2020.
  4. Passenger do not suffer from colds, colds, coughs and fevers.
  5. Must wear mask.
  6. Body temperature not more than 37.3 degrees celcius.
  7. Wear long-sleeves clothes or jacket.
  8. For local or commuter train passengers, only need to apply the provisions of points 4-7 above and must apply and comply with the health protocols established by the company.
  9. If during the boarding process is founded passengers who do not meet the above provisions, they are not permitted to travel on a train and tickets can be cancelled and get a full refund.
  10. The carrying capacity provided is regulated in stages starting at a maximum of 70% of the seating capacity.
  11. Passengers must follow and obey the instructions of the officer, either while at the station and on the train.

The list of Train that start operated from June 12, 2020 can be found here.

Bandung D1 # West Java – Indonesia

Today, we go to Bandung, because one of my relatives married and held a wedding party in there. We go there by train, because the flight from Yogyakarta to Bandung, only there’s 2 times, and it’s afternoon and evening. And we want to explore more of Bandung City, so we decided to go by Train which depart at night.

We take Turangga Train from Yogyakarta to Bandung.

There’s three train station at Yogyakarta and the biggest is Tugu Train Station. The other station is Lempuyangan Station and Maguwo Station.

We arrive at Tugu Station at 20:00. We park in the side part of Station. Because I bought via Travel Agent System, I have to change the voucher into the real ticket. At the station Entrance, there’s self-print computer for those who wants to print real ticket. You have to use your voucher boarding pass to print the ticket.

Enter your booking code into the machine, then they will self-print your ticket.

Then we proceed to the railway platform. Before we entering the platform, we have to check our indentity first.

The train to Bandung, located at platform 4 – 6. So we are waiting near there.

At 21:15, the Turangga Train is coming. Then we proceed to the train. Our seat located at 2nd carriage. So we go there. There’s not much passenger, because it’s not holiday season.

Our train is executive type, so we can turn around the seat. Time to sleep, because we will arrive at Bandung at 05:21.

Remember to bring your jacket, socks, and other things that can keep you warm. Because it’s super cold inside the train. Even they give you free banklets and pillow, but you still need to bring extra.

Good Night, see you in Bandung…

Windows of the World 世界之窗 Shenzhen 深圳 D4 # Guangdong – China

Today we will go to Shenzhen and stay 2 night in there. We take fast train which only 1 hour from Guangzhou. Just go to Guangzhou Railway Station and buy the ticket in there. The fast train available every hour.

Arrive at Shenzhen, we drop our luggage then we go to Windows of the World by Shenzhen Metro. That time, we still use maps to go anywhere.

We go to the hotel first to drop our luggage.

Then we go to Windows of the World. This place is famous place.

The Window of the World 世界之窗 Shìjiè zhī Chuāng is a theme park located in the western part of the city of Shenzhen in the People’s Republic of China. It has about 130 reproductions of some of the most famous tourist attractions in the world squeezed into 48 hectares (118 acres). The 108 metre (354 ft) tall Eiffel Tower dominates the skyline and the sight of the Pyramids and the Taj Mahal all in proximity to each other are all part of the appeal of this theme park.

The Window of the World Station on Line 1 and Line 2 of the Shenzhen Metro is located directly in front of the park. The Happy Line monorail has a stop near Window of the World.

source: Wikipedia

This place is full or world’s miniature landmark. Just like Borobudur Temple, Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower, etc.

There’s also snow world and aquarium too.

And also street parade show.

At night, the light is beautiful too. And they have a dance performance and you can watch it for free.

It’s getting dark and we decided to go back to hotel.

back to Kunming from Dali # Yunnan – China

We stay in Dali for 1 night and then go back to Kunming by Train. It’s the same, sleeper train. Now, we are already know how to sleep in sleeper train hehe…

our guide in Dali

We take night train, and this time we can have a good sleep. Our roomate also the other guests in the group tour, so we have already feel familiar.

Trip to Beidaihe Seaside Scenic Area 北戴河风景区, Qinhuang City 秦皇市 D1 # Hebei – China

It’s another weekend. We decided to go to the beach and one of my friends suggest to go to Beidaihe Scenic Area 北戴河风景区 beidaihe fengjing qu.

Beidaihe Scenic Area 北戴河风景区 (travel china guide) is a famous summer resort. It is located in the southwest of Qinhuangdao 秦皇岛 City. Its coastline, seaside attractions and convenient transportation all make it a popular destination for travelers. The region around Qinhuangdao 秦皇岛has a temperate climate, with a monsoon cycle and four distinct seasons. It is neither too hot in the summer nor too cold in winter. On average, there are only about 8 days a year when temperatures reach 86F or higher. The lowest average temperatures rarely reach below 50F, even in the winter, thanks to the Bohai Sea currents. This makes Beidaihe 北戴河 convenient to visit year-round, although the best times to visit are from May to October.

We go there by train, I’m sorry I forgot the train timetable in that time. I just remember we need 4-5 hours to go there. We buy the ticket go show. We are 11 people.

We plan to go back on 3rd June morning, but it’s full. Only there’s about 5 seat. So some of my friends go back first, then the rest will go back at 3rd June night.

Arrive at Beidaihe, we eat lunch first, and of course we plan to eat seafood. Beach means seafood time.

Then we go to the beach. Too bad, it has a bad weather so no sunshine and cloudy. We can’t go to the beach too because the weather is bad, and the wave is big.

At night, we go around the city and it’s beautiful. Then back to hotel to rest. Some of us have to sleep early because have to go to train station in early morning.

But, one of my friend get drunk and disturb all of us. She has some problem so withour our notice, she drink a lot of beer.

So some of girl team who need to go back early, sleep in other room. And I have to sleep in the same room with the drunk girl, to control her. Hais… But that’s the friend are for, hope she will get better in the next morning. Even tough I can’t sleep enough.