Jakarta-Bandung route to benefit from increased services

Jakarta-BandungRailway operator PT Kerata Api Indonesia (KAI) plans to increase frequency on the Jakarta-Bandung route. The company intends to add five more daily trips to accommodate a growing number of passengers.
With the additional trips, trains between Jakarta and Bandung will have a capacity to transport 5,836 passengers per day, up from currently 3,868, according to data from the railway operator. Currently, the company operates eight trips a day on this route. In July, Jakarta-Bandung trains transported 109,158 passengers, up from 96,453 passengers in June.
Demand for journeys between Jakarta and Bandung has been increasing in recent months as the West Java capital has become a popular destination for weekend activities, in addition to growing business activities in the city.