National Railway System
National Railway Operator
The sole national railway regulator is the Directorate General of Railways (DJKA), a subsidiary of the Ministry of Transportation.
PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) — operates local, regional, and intercity trains.
- Printed: summary timetables are available in some editions of the European Rail Timetable.
Information is available at the Man in Seat 61.
A basic Indonesian Train Map.
Jakarta Metropolitan Transportation Discussion Forum has a series of public transport maps for Jakarta and other cities. See under Transport Maps heading.
- 1067 mm (3 feet 6 inches) Cape; Used on original passenger and freight lines, Airport Rail Link and first Jakarta MRT Line.
- 1485 mm (4 feet 8½ inches) Standard; Used on the new Jakarta - Bandung high speed line and the Jakarta LRT system.
- 27.5kV AC overhead: Jakarta - Bandung high speed line
- 1500V DC Overhead: Most of the Jakarta metropolitan area including MRT and Airport Link.
- 750V DC Third Rail: LRT.
Rule of the road
Metro and light rail systems
The Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) is operated by PT Mass Rapid Transit Jakarta (Perseroda). It has one metro line in operation but others are either under construction or planned.
The Greater Jakarta (Jabodebek) Light Rail Transit (LRT) line, operated under the Directorate General of Railways (DJKA), a subsidiary of the Ministry of Transportation.
Recent and Future Changes
The 142 km Jakarta - Bandung high speed railway started commercial operation on 2 October 2023.
Phase 1 of the Greater Jakarta (Jabodebek) Light Rail Transit (LRT) network, with two lines totalling 44 km, opened on 28 August 2023.
Obscure and Sparse Passenger Services