PT Railways Indonesia Areas of Operation 8 Surabaya record number of passengers during Lebaran 2016 reached 422 150, an increase of 2,000 passengers compared to the same period last year.
Manager of Public Relations of PT KAI Daop 8 Surabaya Suprapto said total passenger transport was recorded during Lebaran 2016 of June 21, 2016 until July 7, 2016 in the PT KAI Daop 8 Surabaya. Last year, the number of passengers reached 420 960 people.
“For the latest data on Friday, July 8th, 2016 at 21:00 pm the number of passengers in Daop 8 Surabaya recorded about 37,000 people,” he was quoted on Saturday (07/09/2016).
That number, while the highest Suprapto said, because all the tickets train journey from Surabaya to Jakarta, Bandung and Surabaya goal has been sold.
“After this, it is estimated there is also a surge of passengers who ride with numbers to reach over 35,000 passengers per day,” he said.
Under these conditions, according to the data KAI into the category of “special conditions” because the average amount per day above 25,000 passengers per day.
Meanwhile, during the 2016 Lebaran transport PT KAI Daop 8 Surabaya has recorded regular trains operate 75 trips and 6 additional train trips (4 KA Surabaya – Jakarta, Surabaya KA 1 – 1 KA Bandung and Surabaya – Jogyakarta).
While the stations of the PT KAI Daop 8 Surabaya include Stations Gubeng Surabaya, Surabaya City Station / Ants, Pasar Turi Station, Station Kediri, Malang, and Sidoarjo.