Jember station

Jember Station is central of Operational Region 9 Jember which arranges station from Pasuruan until Banyuwangi passed by railway train with destinations such as Yogyakarta, Purwokerto, Jombang, Surabaya, Probolinggo, Lumajang, and Banyuwangi. Railway train destinations in Jember and its surrounding areas were opened by the train company Staats Spoorwegen (SS) in 1897 mainly for the need of transporting agricultural commodities such as sugar, tobacco, and rubber in Jember and its surrounding areas to Panarukan harbour which would be sent to Rotterdam.

Jember Station building which now exist is relatively a new building as the result of renovation or improvement which was done by PT KA. However, the actual condition of the building is not far from the original building which was built in the early of 20th century i.e. a simple single building mass lengthened with linearly placed rooms alongside the railway track so that it is called one-side station.

Different characters between old and new (additional) platforms can be seen from supporting structure and the use of color and floor elevation.

Emplacement consists of two platforms and two railway tracks where between lines are separated by additional platform with new canopy. There is a clear difference of platform character in which the first platform as the part of main building has saddle roof with supporting structure of wooden console column like an umbrella. Whereas the second platform which is separated by lengthen canopy with V- shaped roof is supported by single column cantilever structure made of steel.

The building materials are exposed in the modern form showcasing the use of steel in supporting wide roof based on room needs in anticipating climatic condition. These differences are strengthened by the different use of color i.e. white and light blue at main building emplacement, while additional platform using original color and painting column with orange contrast and the elevated floor.

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